CHAPTER 46
NATIONAL INDUSTRIES (LICENSING AND REGISTRATION) ACT

[PRINCIPAL LEGISLATION]

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

   Section

Title

PART I
PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS

   1.   Short title.

   2.   Interpretation.

PART II
OFFICERS

   3.   Registrar and Assistant Registrars.

   4.   Proof of documents.

PART III
REGISTRATION OF INDUSTRIES

   5.   Application.

   6.   Compulsory registration.

   7.   Existing industries.

   8.   Certificate of registration.

PART IV
INDUSTRIAL LICENSING BOARD

   9.   Application.

   10.   Establishment of the Board.

   11.   Constitution of the Board.

   12.   Regional Advisory Committee.

PART V
OPERATION OF INDUSTRIAL LICENSING

   13.   Carrying on enterprise without an industrial licence.

   14.   Application for industrial licences.

   15.   Functions of the Board.

   16.   Functions of Regional Advisory Committee.

   17.   Industrial licence.

   18.   Transfer of licence.

   19.   Application for transfer.

   20.   Variations of conditions.

   21.   Proceedings of the Board.

   22.   Revocation of licence.

   23.   Functions of the Registrar in relation to the Board.

   24.   Existing industries.

PART VI
APPEALS

   25.   Appeals to the Minister.

PART VII
MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

   26.   Penalty.

   27.   Registers.

   28.   Exemptions.

   29.   Regulations.

CHAPTER 46
THE NATIONAL INDUSTRIES (LICENSING AND REGISTRATION) ACT

An Act to make provision for the orderly promotion and development of industries, to provide for the registration and licensing of certain Industries and for related matters.

[15th July, 1967]
[G.N. No. 239 of 1967]

Acts. Nos.
10 of 1967
13 of 1982
13 of 1991
10 of 1992
5 of 1995
G.Ns. Nos.
246 of 1967
17 of 1983

PART I
PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS (ss 1-2)

1.   Short title Act No. 13 of 1992 s. 2">

   (1) This Act may be cited as the National Industries (Licensing and Registration) Act.

   (2) This Act shall apply to Mainland Tanzania as well as Tanzania Zanzibar.

2.   Interpretation Act No. 13 of 1982 s. 3">

   In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires–

   "Board" means the Industrial Licensing Board established under section 10;

   "certificate of registration" means a certificate of registration of an industry issued under section 8;

   "chairman" means the Chairman of the Board and includes the Vice-Chairman;

   "factory" means any building or place, and any machinery or plant therein or thereon, intended to be used or is used for manufacture;

   "industry" means any factory in which ten or more workers are employed on any day;

   "industrial licence" means an industrial licence granted under this Act;

   "licensee" means the person to whom an industrial licence has been granted, and includes the person to whom such licence is transferred in accordance with the provisions of this Act;

   "manufacture", with its grammatical variations and cognate expressions, means–

   (a)   the production of any article by the process of mechanical or chemical transformation of any inorganic or organic substance, whether such transformation is carried out by power driven machinery or by manual labour;

   (b)   the making, processing, altering, repairing, ornamenting, finishing, cleaning or washing or the breaking up or demolition of an article; or

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