TEXTILE TRAINING AND SERVICES CENTRE ACT

Arrangement of Sections

 

1. Short title.

PART I

ESTABLISHMENT OF THE TEXTILE TRAINING AND SERVICES CENTRE

2. Establishment of the Textile Training and Services Centre.

3. Objects and functions of the Centre.

4. Powers of the Centre.

5. Centre to exercise its powers under the directions of the Minister.

6. Constitution of the Board of Governors.

7. Disqualification from membership.

8. Period of office of members.

9. Death, resignation and removal of members.

10. Acts not invalidated by reason of a vacancy.

11. Remuneration of the members of the Board.

12. Meetings of the Board.

13. Delegation of powers.

14. Vice-Chairman of the Board.

15. Board to administer the affairs of the Centre.

16. Rules of the Board.

PART II

APPOINTMENT OF THE DIRECTOR OF THE CENTRE AND OTHER OFFICERS
AND SERVANTS OF THE CENTRE

17. Director of the Centre.

18. Powers of the Board in regard to appointments to the staff of the Centre.

19. Appointment of public officers to the staff of the Centre.

20. Officers and servants of the Centre deemed to be public servants.

21. Centre deemed to be a scheduled institution within the meaning of the Bribery Act.

PART III

FINANCE

22. Capital of the Centre.

23. Fund of the Centre.

24. Financial year.

25. Audit of accounts.

PART IV

GENERAL

26. Annual report.

27. Acquisition of immovable property under the Land Acquisition Act, for the Centre.

28. Property of the Republic both movable and immovable to be made available to the Centre.

29. The Government to make available premises for the use of the Centre.

30. Protection for action taken under this Act, or on the direction of the Board.

31. No writ to issue against person or property of a member of the Centre.

32. Power of Board or any member thereof or any employee acting under its authority to enter into any land or premises.

33. Any person who prevents or obstructs the Board or any member or authorised employee to be guilty of an offence.

34. Power to acquire information.

35. Penalty for offences.

36. Power of Minister to give special or general directions to the Board.

37. Power of the Board to make rules.

4 of 1984.

AN ACT to provide for the establishment of a Textile Training and Services Centre and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

[Date of Commencement: 13th January, 1984]

1. Short title.

This Act, may be cited as the Textile Training and Services Centre Act.

PART I

ESTABLISHMENT OF THE TEXTILE TRAINING AND SERVICES CENTRE

2. Establishment of the Textile Training and Services Centre.

(1) There shall be established a Centre which shall be called the Textile Training and Services Centre (herein after referred to as the "Centre”) and which shall consist of the members of the Board of Governors appointed under section 6 and such number of other persons as may be admitted by the Board of Governors from time to time to be members of the Centre.

(2) The Centre shall, by the name assigned to it by subsection (1), be a body corporate and shall have perpetual succession and a common seal and may sue and be sued in its corporate name.

3. Objects and functions of the Centre.

The objects for which the Centre is established shall be the promotion and development of technical processes and management skills within the textile industry, and in particular—

(a) to foster, assist, encourage and co-operate in textile research;

(b) to offer technical and economic consultancy services in industrial units in the textile sector;

(c) to carry out investigations and research relating to institutional factors affecting the development of the textile industry;

(d) to promote professional ability of workers and executives by providing or implementing training facilities and programmes relating to the textile industry and the field of study of textile manufacture and to award diplomas, degrees, prizes and distinctions in connection therewith;

(e) to sponsor and hold conferences and seminars and publish journals and magazines relating to textile research and training;

(f) to render advice on any matter that may be referred to the Centre for advice by the Minister;

(g) to co-operate with other research institutes of similar nature in the field of textile industry; and

(h) to study specific technical problems of textile industrial units and render necessary guidance and advice.

4. Powers of the Centre.

The Centre shall have such powers as may reasonably be necessary to carry out its objects and duties and in particular may—

(a) acquire in any manner and hold, take or give on lease or hire, mortgage, pledge, sell or otherwise dispose of, any movable or immovable property;

(b) acquire, establish, install and operate field training centers and pilot projects relating to the textile industry;

(c) import plant, machinery and equipment required for the purposes of the Centre and receive equipment, funds, personnel and any other assistance for the efficient conduct of the affairs of the Centre;

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