CHAPTER 303
TANZANIA POSTS CORPORATION ACT

[PRINCIPAL LEGISLATION]

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

   Section

Title

PART I
PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS

   1.   Short title.

   2.   Interpretation.

PART II
THE TANZANIA POSTS CORPORATION

   3.   Establishment of the Corporation.

   4.   Role of Minister.

   5.   Board of Directors.

   6.   Appointment of Postmaster-General and other employees.

   7.   Power, duties and functions of the Board.

PART III
RESPONSIBILITY OF THE CORPORATION

   8.   Functions of the Corporation.

   9.   General duty of the Corporation.

PART IV
VESTING OF ASSETS AND LIABILITIES

   10.   Assets, rights and liabilities vested in the Corporation.

PART V
CAPITAL OF THE CORPORATION

   11.   Authorised capital.

   12.   Issued capital.

   13.   Capital Contribution Fund.

   14.   Dividends.

   15.   Capitalisation of profits.

PART VI
MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

   16.   Accounts.

   17.   Auditors.

SCHEDULE

CHAPTER 303
THE TANZANIA POSTS CORPORATION ACT

An Act to establish the Tanzania Posts Corporation and to provide for other matters related thereto.

[1st January, 1994]
[s. 1]

Act No. 19 of 1993

PART I
PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS (ss 1-2)

1.   Short title

   This Act may be cited as the Tanzania Posts Corporation Act.

2.   Interpretation

   In this Act unless the context otherwise requires–

   "assets" includes all property movable or immovable and all estates, easements and rights whether equitable or legal in, to or out of property, choses-in-action, money and goodwill;

   "Commission" means the Tanzania Communications Commission established by the Tanzania Communications Act *;

   "corporation" means the Tanzania Posts Corporation established by section 3;

   "former corporation" means the Tanzania Posts and Telecommunications Corporation established by the Tanzania Posts and Telecommunications Act, 1977;

   "liabilities" means liabilities, debts, charges, duties and obligations of every description (whether present or future, actual or contingent, and whether payable to be observed or performed in the United Republic or elsewhere);

   "Minister" means the Minister responsible for postal matters;

   "rights" means all right, powers, privileges and immunities, whether actual, contingent or prospective;

   "Postmaster-General" means the Postmaster-General of the Corporation appointed under section 6;

   "vesting date" means the date on which assets, rights and liabilities in respect of postal services, to which the former corporation was entitled or subject to, are transferred to and vested in the Corporation as specified by the Minister in the Order made under section 4.

PART II
THE TANZANIA POSTS CORPORATION (ss 3-7)

3.   Establishment of the Corporation

   (1) There is established a corporation to be known as the Tanzania Posts Corporation.

   (2) The Corporation 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 alienating any movable or immovable property;

   (d)   have power to exercise and perform such other powers and functions as are conferred by or under this Act.

4.   Role of Minister

   (1) The Minister shall be responsible for the general direction and control of the postal sector in the country and shall in particular–

   (a)   co-ordinate and determine postal sector policies;

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