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UGANDA EXPORT PROMOTION BOARD ACT.

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS.

   Section

PART I
INTERPRETATION.

   1.   Interpretation.

PART II
ESTABLISHMENT, FUNCTIONS AND MEMBERSHIP OF THE BOARD.

   2.   Establishment of the Uganda Export Promotion Board.

   3.   Seal of the board.

   4.   Objectives of the board.

   5.   Functions of the board.

   6.   General powers of the board.

   7.   Establishment and membership of the board of directors.

   8.   Functions of the board of directors.

   9.   Chairperson to preside at meetings.

   10.   Meetings of the board of directors.

PART III
STAFF.

   11.   Executive director.

PART IV
FINANCIAL PROVISIONS AND REPORTS.

   12.   Funds of the board.

   13.   Estimates.

   14.   Reports, accounts and audit.

   15.   Assets and liabilities.

PART V
REGULATIONS.

   16.   Regulations.

 

CHAPTER 102
UGANDA EXPORT PROMOTION BOARD ACT.

Commencement: 2 February, 1996.

   An Act to provide for the establishment of the Uganda Export Promotion Board, to define its powers and functions and to provide for other related matters.

 

PART I
INTERPRETATION.

 

1.   Interpretation.

   In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires—

   (a)   "board" means the Uganda Export Promotion Board established under section 2;

   (b)   "board of directors" means the board of directors established under section 7;

   (c)   "chairperson" means the chairperson of the board of directors;

   (d)   "financial year" means in respect of any accounting period a period of 12 months starting the 1st"> January and ending the 31st"> December;

   (e)   "Minister" means the Minister responsible for trade.

 

PART II
ESTABLISHMENT, FUNCTIONS AND MEMBERSHIP OF THE BOARD.

 

2.   Establishment of the Uganda Export Promotion Board.

   (1) There is established a board to be known as the Uganda Export Promotion 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.

   (3) The board may borrow money and acquire, hold or dispose of any property, movable or immovable.

   (4) The board may do all such other things as a body corporate may lawfully do.

 

3.   Seal of the board.

   (1) The board shall have a common seal which shall be kept in the custody of the executive director.

   (2) The fixing of the seal to any document shall—

   (a)   be authorised or ratified by resolution of the board;

   (b)   be authenticated by the signatures of the chairperson and the executive director; or in the absence of the chairperson, two other members of the board shall sign for the chairperson.

   (3) Any document purporting to be duly executed under the seal of the board shall be received in evidence in any court proceedings and shall, until the contrary is proved, be presumed to be a document so executed.

 

4.   Objectives of the board.

   The objectives of the board shall be to facilitate the development, promotion and coordination of all export-related activities that lead to export growth on a sustainable basis.

 

5.   Functions of the board.

   The functions of the board shall be—

   (a)   to provide trade and market information services, including—

      (i)   details of tariffs for all markets by product category;

      (ii)   general market entry information;

      (iii)   lists of importers by country and product category;

      (iv)   price data from major price determining

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