ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
1. Short title.
THE NATIONAL SOCIAL WELFARE TRAINING INSTITUTE
3. Establishment of Institute.
4. Objects and functions of Institute.
5. The Board.
6. Powers and duties of Board.
8. Board may appoint Committees.
THE STAFF OF THE INSTITUTE
11. Administrative and academic staff.
12. Funds of Institute.
13. Power to invest.
14. Estimate of expenditure and revenue.
15. Financial statements and report.
16. Annual statements of accounts and report to be laid before National Assembly.
18. Fees and allowances.
19. Minister may give directions.
20. Proceedings of Board or Committee not to be invalid by reason of irregularity.
21. Protection of members of Board, Committees, etc.
THE NATIONAL SOCIAL WELFARE TRAINING INSTITUTE ACT
An Act to establish the National Social Welfare Training Institute and to provide for related matters.
[14th January, 1974]
[G.N. No. 25 of 1974]
33 of 1967
1 of 1968
26 of 1973
12 of 1989
PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS (ss 1-2)
This Act may be cited as the National Social Welfare Training Institute Act.
In this Act, unless the context requires otherwise–
"Board" means the Board of Governors of the Institute established by section 5;
"decree" means a decree promulgated by the Board under section 7;
"financial year" in relation to the Institute includes the Institute's first accounting period, whether shorter or longer than a year and if the Institute changes its accounting period, the period, whether shorter or longer than a year, employed to give effect to the change;
"Institute" means the National Social Welfare Training Institute established by section 3;
"member" in relation to the Board includes its Chairman;
"Minister" means the Minister responsible for matters relating to social welfare;
"Principal" means the Principal of the Institute appointed by the Board under section 9;
"Secretary" means the Secretary of the Institute appointed by the Board under section 10;
"student" means any person accepted for any course of study conducted by the Institute.
THE NATIONAL SOCIAL WELFARE TRAINING INSTITUTE (ss 3-4)
(1) There is hereby established an institute to be known as the National Social Welfare Training 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) be capable of purchasing and otherwise acquiring, and of alienating, any movable or immovable property;
(d) subject to the provisions of this Act, have power from time to time to borrow any sums of money which it may require for its purposes.
The objects and functions of the Institute shall be–
(a) to provide facilities for the study of, and for training in, the principles, procedures and techniques of community development and social welfare and any other related subjects which the Board may from time to time decide;
(b) to conduct training programmes leading to professional qualifications in generic and multi-functional social practice and development and any other related subjects which the Board may from time to time decide;
(c) to stimulate and promote the pursuit by students of specialised and higher professional courses of study in social work in accordance with national policies and development requirements;
(d) to create a sense of public responsibility in the students and to prepare them to work with the people of Tanzania for the benefit of the nation;
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