MANAGEMENT TRAINING AND ADVISORY CENTRE ACT.

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS.

   Section

INTERPRETATION.

   1.   Interpretation.

ESTABLISHMENT, OBJECTS AND FUNCTIONS OF THE ADVISORY CENTRE.

   2.   Establishment and incorporation of the centre.

   3.   Objects of the centre.

   4.   Functions and powers of the centre.

   5.   Seal of the centre.

   6.   Custody of the seal.

THE COUNCIL.

   7.   Membership of the council.

   8.   Functions of the council.

   9.   Disqualifications for membership of the council.

   10.   Filling of vacancy.

   11.   Chairperson of the council.

   12.   Term of office of members of the council.

   13.   Meetings of the council.

   14.   Transaction of business by circulation of papers.

   15.   Validity of proceedings.

   16.   Payment of allowances to members.

   17.   Byelaws of the centre.

   18.   Establishment of committees.

STAFF.

   19.   Appointment of staff.

   20.   Remuneration, etc. of staff.

FINANCIAL PROVISIONS.

   21.   Funds of the centre.

   22.   Borrowing powers.

   23.   Programme of the council's activities.

   24.   Accounts.

   25.   Audit of books of account.

   26.   Documentation to be given to the Minister and Parliament.

   27.   Investment of funds.

GENERAL.

   28.   Dealings with the centre.

   29.   Contracts.

   30.   Service of documents.

   31.   Exemptions.

   32.   Application of Companies Act.

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MANAGEMENT TRAINING AND ADVISORY CENTRE ACT.

Commencement: 1 July, 1970.

   An Act to provide for the establishment of the Management Training and Advisory Centre, to make provision for its constitution and management and for other matters related thereto.

INTERPRETATION.

1.   Interpretation.

   In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires—

   (a)   "appointed member" means a member of the council who is appointed under section 7 or who becomes a member of the council by virtue of his or her appointment as chairperson of the council under section 11(1);

   (b)   "centre" means the Management Training and Advisory Centre established under section 2;

   (c)   "chairperson" means the chairperson of the council;

   (d)   "council" means the Council of the Management Training and Advisory Centre appointed by the Minister under section 7;

   (e)   "financial year" means a period of 12 months ending on the 31st"> day of December in each year;

   (f)   "functions" includes powers and duties;

   (g)   "Minister" means the Minister to whom functions under this Act are assigned;

   (h)    "secretary" means the secretary of the council.

ESTABLISHMENT, OBJECTS AND FUNCTIONS OF THE ADVISORY CENTRE.

2.   Establishment and incorporation of the centre.

   There is established a centre to be called the Management Training and Advisory Centre which shall, in that name, be a body corporate with perpetual succession and a common seal and may sue or be sued in its corporate name and, subject to this Act, may do and suffer all such other acts and things as bodies corporate may lawfully do and suffer.

3.   Objects of the centre.

   The objects for which the centre is established are—

   (a)   to assist Government departments and public and private institutions with advisory and training services to be given to their personnel concerned with the promotion and development of industry and indigenous entrepreneurship with a view to enabling those personnel to advise, assist and train Ugandan entrepreneurs throughout the country;

   (b)   to assist industry and other economic sectors, including public services and utilities, in introducing or improving management practices, techniques and methods, with a view to raising their productivity;

   (c)   to assist existing and new enterprises in studying designs of new products, models and devices;

   (d)   to prepare citizens of Uganda for managerial, functional and supervisory posts in existing and new industries and business enterprises;

   (e)   to help citizens of Uganda to become entrepreneurs, by providing them with advisory services and instruction in simple management practices, particularly management, accounting and marketing, technological guidance and practical demonstrations;

   (f)   to raise the standard of skill of workers employed in industry through accelerated training, upgrading and in-plant training;

   (g)   to organise and conduct training courses for semiskilled and skilled workers, foremen, supervisors and technicians, including maintenance workers, on methods and techniques of tool operation as suitable for the equipment and work conditions in the country.

4.   Functions and powers of the centre.

   The centre may do all such things as are calculated to facilitate, or as are incidental or conducive to, the better carrying out of its functions and may, in particular, but without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing—

   (a)   acquire, take on lease, purchase, hold and enjoy any property and sell, let or otherwise dispose of the property;

   (b)   aid the promotion of any citizen of Uganda in trade or business;

   (c)   enter into agreement with any citizen of Uganda for the establishment, promotion or financing of any business or undertaking;

   (d)   build or purchase business premises in furtherance of its objectives;

   (e)   collect, collate and disseminate specific technical information regarding equipment, machinery, tools, methods, practices and techniques of specific interest to entrepreneurs;

   (f)   subject to section 22, borrow or otherwise raise money on such security as may be necessary and, for that purpose, charge all or any of the property of the centre;

   (g)   found scholarships, make research grants or otherwise give financial or other assistance to citizens of Uga

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