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NATIONAL TEXTILES BOARD ACT.

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

   Section

INTERPRETATION.

   1.   Interpretation.

ESTABLISHMENT AND FUNCTIONS OF THE BOARD.

   2.   Establishment of the board.

   3.   Composition of the board.

   4.   Functions of the board.

MEETINGS OF THE BOARD.

   5.   Meetings of the board.

   6.   Committees of the board.

   7.   Remuneration of board members.

STAFF.

   8.   General manager.

   9.   Staff of the board.

FINANCIAL PROVISIONS.

   10.   Funds of the board.

   11.   Borrowing powers.

   12.   Estimates.

   13.   Investment.

   14.   Accounts and audit.

MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS.

   15.   Transfer of property.

   16.   Minister's power of direction.

   17.   Annual reports.

   18.   Regulations.

      Schedule   Specified companies.

CHAPTER 315
NATIONAL TEXTILES BOARD ACT.

Commencement: 7 October, 1974.

   An Act to establish a National Textiles Board for better management and control of the textile industry in Uganda and for other matters connected therewith.

INTERPRETATION.

1.   Interpretation.

   In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires—

   (a)   "chairperson" means the chairperson of the board appointed under section 3;

   (b)   "custodian board" means the Departed Asians' Property Custodian Board established by the Assets of Departed Asians Act;

   (c)   "Minister" means the Minister responsible for commerce or for industry.

ESTABLISHMENT AND FUNCTIONS OF THE BOARD.

2.   Establishment of the board.

   (1) There is established a board to be known as the National Textiles Board, in this Act referred to as the "board".

   (2) The board shall be a body corporate with perpetual succession and a common seal, and may sue or be sued in its corporate name, and may, in connection with the purposes of this Act, purchase, hold, manage and dispose of any property, and enter into such contracts or other transactions, as may be necessary or expedient.

   (3) The seal of the board shall be authenticated by the signatures of the chairperson, the general manager and a member of the board designated for that purpose by the board.

   (4) In the absence of the chairperson, two other members may be appointed by the board to sign in his or her place; and any person performing the functions of the general manager may sign in the absence of the general manager.

   (5) Every document purporting to be an instrument issued by the board and to be sealed with the seal of the board authenticated in the manner provided by this section shall be received and be deemed to be such an instrument without further proof unless the contrary is shown.

3.   Composition of the board.

   (1) The board shall consist of a chairperson and eight other members, three of whom shall be ex officio members representing, respectively—

   (a)   the Ministry responsible for industry;

   (b)   the Ministry responsible for agriculture; and

   (c)   the Ministry responsible for finance.

   (2) The chairperson and the other members of the board shall be appointed by the Minister upon such terms and conditions as may be specified in the instruments of appointment, and shall, subject to the eligibility for reappointment, serve for a period of two years.

   (3) A member of the board may resign his or her office by writing under his or her hand addressed to the Minister, or may be removed from office by the Minister for inability to perform the functions of his or her office or for any other sufficient cause.

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