CHAPTER 162
NATIONAL CONSTRUCTION COUNCIL ACT

[PRINCIPAL LEGISLATION]

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

   Section

Title

PART I
PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS

   1.   Short title.

   2.   Interpretation.

PART II
THE NATIONAL CONSTRUCTION COUNCIL

   3.   Establishment.

   4.   Functions of the Council.

   5.   General powers of the Council.

   6.   Secretary of the Council.

   7.   The staff of the Council.

   8.   Delegation of powers of appointment.

   9.   Executive Committee of Council.

   10.   Boards and other committees.

   11.   Information on construction research to be furnished to the Council.

   12.   Council may call for information on research.

   13.   Minister may give directions.

PART III
FINANCIAL PROVISIONS

   14.   Funds of the Council.

   15.   Annual estimates.

   16.   Accounts and audit.

   17.   Annual report.

   18.   Laying of accounts before National Assembly.

PART IV
GENERAL PROVISIONS

   19.   Protection from personal liability.

   20.   Notification of orders.

SCHEDULE

CHAPTER 162
THE NATIONAL CONSTRUCTION COUNCIL ACT

An Act to establish the National Construction Council and to provide for matters related to the establishment of that Council.

[17th August, 1981]
[G.N. No. 95 of 1981]

Act No. 20 of 1979
G.Ns. Nos.
58 of 1981
168 of 1984
639 of 1986

PART I
PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS (ss 1-2)

1.   Short title

   This Act may be cited as the National Construction Council Act.

2.   Interpretation

   In this Act, unless the context requires otherwise–

   "Chairman" means the Chairman of the Council;

   "Committee" means a Committee established under the provisions of section 9;

   "Council" means the National Construction Council established under section 3;

   "member" in relation to the Council, means a member of the Council and includes the Chairman; and in relation to a Committee means a member of the Committee and includes the Chairman of the Committee;

   "Minister" means the Minister responsible for works;

   "Secretary" means the officer appointed by the President to be the Secretary to the Council.

PART II
THE NATIONAL CONSTRUCTION COUNCIL (ss 3-13)

3.   Establishment G.Ns. Nos. 58 of 1981; 168 of 1984; 639 of 1986">

   (1) There is hereby established a Council to be known as the National Construction Council.

   (2) The Council shall be a body corporate and shall–

   (a)   have perpetual succession and an official seal;

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

   (c)   subject to this Act, be capable of holding, purchasing or acquiring in any other way, any movable or immovable property, and of disposing of any of its property for the purposes of carrying out the functions conferred on the Council by this Act.

   (3) The provisions of the Schedule to this Act shall have effect in respect of the constitutions of the Council, its proceedings and other matters relating to it.

   (4) The Minister may, by Order published in the Gazette, amend, add to, vary or replace any of the provisions of the Schedule to this Act.

4.   Functions of the Council

   The functions of the Council shall be–

   (a)   to promote the development of the construction industry in Tanzania;

   (b)   to plan and co-ordinate the activities of persons engaged in the construction industry in Tanzania;

   (c)   to provide advisory services and technical assistance necessary for, or related to the proper development of the construction industry, to institutions and other persons engaged in the construction industry;

   (d)   to provide and promote training facilities for persons engaged in or employed or to be employed in the construction industry;

   (e)   to advise the government on all matters relating to the development of the construction industry and to formulate proposals and recommendations for their implementation;

   (f)   to promote the documentation and dissemination of information on any aspect of research into any activity connect to the construction industry, carried out by the Council or any person or institution, and may for that purpose publish any newspaper, journal or periodical or do any other thing designed to promote research in any matter which is necessary or desirable for the efficient development of the national construction policy;

   (g)   to monitor the implementation of standards and regulations relating to the construction industry;

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