CHAPTER 94
MUHIMBILI ORTHOPAEDIC INSTITUTE ACT

[PRINCIPAL LEGISLATION]

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

   Section

Title

PART I
PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS

   1.   Short title.

   2.   Interpretation.

PART II
MUHIMBILI ORTHOPAEDIC INSTITUTE

   3.   Establishment of the Institute.

   4.   Objects and functions of the Institute.

PART III
ADMINISTRATION

   5.   Board of Trustees.

   6.   Functions of the Board.

   7.   Executive Director and staff of the Institute.

   8.   Management Committee.

PART IV
FINANCIAL PROVISIONS

   9.   Funds of the Institute.

   10.   Annual budget estimates.

   11.   Investments of the Institutes' Funds.

   12.   Accounts and audit.

   13.   Annual report to be laid before the National Assembly.

PART V
MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

   14.   Fees and allowances

   15.   Management Committee to regulate its own proceedings.

   16.   Indemnity for bona fide acts.

   17.   Validity of acts of the Board or Management Committee.

   18.   Directions.

   19.   Regulations.

SCHEDULE

CHAPTER 94
THE MUHIMBILI ORTHOPAEDIC INSTITUTE ACT

An Act to establish the Muhimbili Orthopaedic Institute and to provide for related matters.

[1st September, 1996]
[G.N. No. 191 of 1996]

Act No. 7 of 1996

PART I
PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS (ss 1-2)

1.   Short title

   This Act may be cited as the Muhimbili Orthopaedic Institute Act.

2.   Interpretation

   In this Act unless the context requires otherwise-

   "Board" means the Board of Trustees established under section 5(1) of this Act;

   "collaborating agent" means a person or body of persons cooperating with the Institute in carrying out the objects and functions of the Institute;

   "Division" means a Division established by section 7;

   "Executive Director" means the Executive Director of the Institute appointed under Section 7;

   "Institute" means the Muhimbili Orthopaedic Institute established by section 3 of this Act;

   "Management Committee" means a Committee established under section 8;

   "member" means a member of the Board and includes a Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Board;

   "Minister" means the Minister responsible for health;

   "Permanent Secretary" means the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry responsible for health;

PART II
THE MUHIMBILI ORTHOPAEDIC INSTITUTE (ss 3-4)

3.   Establishment of the Institute

   (1) There is hereby established an Institute to be known as the Muhimbili Orthopaedic Institute.

   (2) The Institute shall be a body corporate and shall-

   (a)   have perpetual succession and a common seal;

   (b)   in its corporate name, be capable of suing and being sued;

   (c)   capable of purchasing and otherwise acquiring, and of alienating, any movable or immovable property;

   (d)   have power to borrow such sums as it may require for its purposes.

4.   Objects and functions of the Institute

   The objects and functions of the Institute shall be-

   (a)   to provide for hospital management conducive to self sustainability on autonomous basis;

   (b)   to improve the basic service for all the diseases of the musculoskeletal system, accident and neurosurgical cases providing cure and reduction of the rate of invalids in the country;

   (c)   to improve orthopaedic/trauma services in the periphery through adequate training facilities;

   (d)   to produce the required personnel for the country in the field of Orthopaedics and Neurosurgery through appropriate training;

   (e)   to facilitate research activities in the field of Orthopaedics and Neurosurgery at a university institution standard;

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