ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
1. Short title.
OCEAN ROAD CANCER INSTITUTE
3. Establishment of Institute.
4. Functions of the Institute.
5. Vesting of property.
6. Board of Trustees.
7. Functions of the Board of Trustees.
8. Executive Director.
9. Appointment of other employees of the Institute.
10. Functions and powers of the Executive Director.
11. Executive Management Team.
13. Funds of the Institute.
14. Annual budget estimates.
15. Investment of Institute funds.
16. Remuneration of members of Board.
17. Accounts and audit.
18. Financial Report to be laid before the National Assembly.
19. Executive Director's report.
20. Indemnity for bona fide acts.
21. Validity of acts of the Board.
22. Minister may give directions to the Board.
THE OCEAN ROAD CANCER INSTITUTE ACT
An Act to establish the Ocean Road Cancer Institute and to provide for related matters.
[1st September, 1996]
[G.N. No. 192 of 1996]
Act No. 3 of 1996
PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS (ss 1-2)
This Act may be cited as the Ocean Road Cancer Institute Act.
In this Act unless the context requires otherwise–
"Board" means the Board of Trustees of the Ocean Road Cancer Institute established under section 6;
"Executive Director" means the Executive Director appointed under section 8;
"Hospital" means the Ocean Road Hospital existing prior to the establishment of the Institute;
"Institute" means the Ocean Road Cancer Institute established under section 3;
"member" means a member of the Board and includes a Chairman of the Board;
"Minister" means the Minister responsible for health.
OCEAN ROAD CANCER INSTITUTE (ss 3-5)
(1) There is hereby established an institute to be known as the Ocean Road Cancer 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; and
(d) have power to borrow such sums as it may require for its purposes.
The functions of the Institute shall be–
(a) to control and manage the Institute, and to assume responsibility for the control and management of such hospitals or health facilities as may be vested in the Institute by order published in the Gazette;
(b) to provide medical care to in patients and out-patients affected with cancer and other diseases in accordance with medical ethics;
(c) to stimulate and promote programmes of education on health and particularly on cancer;
(d) to conduct training programmes;
(e) to provide consultant services;
(f) to perform research activities with or without association with persons or institutions inside or outside the United Republic;
(g) to do any act for the purpose of achieving any of the above stated objects and functions of the Institute.
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