CHAPTER 178
TANZANIA SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM ACT

[PRINCIPAL LEGISLATION]

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

   Section

Title

PART I
PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS

   1.   Short title.

   2.   Interpretation.

PART II
THE TANZANIA SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM

   3.   Establishment of the School.

   4.   Objects and functions of the School.

   5.   Diplomas, certificates and other awards.

PART III
ADMINISTRATION

   6.   Composition and proceedings of the Council.

   7.   Powers and duties of the Council.

   8.   Principal.

   9.   Appointment of other employees.

   10.   Superannuation benefits.

PART IV
FINANCIAL PROVISIONS

   11.   Funds and resources of the School.

   12.   Power to borrow.

   13.   Annual and supplementary budget.

   14.   Accounts and audit.

   15.   Annual report.

   16.   Laying of accounts before National Assembly.

   17.   Investment.

PART V
GENERAL PROVISIONS

   18.   Remuneration of members of the Council.

   19.   Power of Council to delegate.

   20.   Liability of Members of Council, etc.

   21.   Minister may give directions to the Council.

   22.   Regulations.

SCHEDULE

CHAPTER 178
THE TANZANIA SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM ACT

An Act to establish the Tanzania School of Journalism.

[PART II: 1st July, 1974]
[s. 1(2)]
[PARTS III, IV and V]
[G.N. No. 377 of 1986]

Act No. 8 of 1981

PART I
PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS (ss 1-2)

1.   Short title

   This Act may be cited as the Tanzania School of Journalism Act.

2.   Interpretation

   In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires–

   "Council" means the Council of the School established by section 6;

   "member" in relation to the Council means a member of the Council and includes the Chairman and Vice-Chairman;

   "Minister" means the Minister responsible for information and broadcasting;

   "Principal" means the principal of the School appointed under section 8;

   "School" means the Tanzania School of Journalism established by section 3.

PART II
THE TANZANIA SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM (ss 3-5)

3.   Establishment of the School

   (1) There is hereby established a school to be known as the Tanzania School of Journalism.

   (2) The school 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;

   (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.

4.   Objects and functions of School

   The objects and functions of the School shall be–

   (a)   to provide facilities for the study of, and training in the principles, procedures and techniques or journalism and such other subjects related to journalism as the Council may from time to time decide;

   (b)   to conduct training programmes leading to recognised professional and sub-professional qualifications in journalism and in such other associated subjects as the Council may from time to time decide;

   (c)   to engage in research into theoretical, operational and organisational problems and training needs in journalism in the United Republic and to evaluate the results achieved by the training programmes of the School;

   (d)   in co-operation with public authorities and other organisations, to engage in any other educational activity which, in the opinion of the Council, is necessary, expedient or conducive for the promotion of journalism within the United Republic;

   (e)   to sponsor, arrange or provide facilities for conferences and seminars;

   (f)   to conduct professional examinations and to grant professional and sub-professional diplomas, certificates of different types and other awards of the School.

5.   Diplomas, certificates and other awards

   (1) The School may grant advanced diplomas, certificates or other awards to persons–

   (a)   in respect of courses of study provided by the School with the approval of the Council; or

   (b)   who, in the opinion of the Council, are entitled to receive such diplomas, certificates or other awards.

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