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   1.   Interpretation.

   2.   Extinguishment of existing trust.

   3.   Establishment of trust.

   4.   Board of trustees.

   5.   Proceedings of board of trustees.

   6.   Board of trustees to keep accounts.

   7.   Powers of board of trustees.

   8.   Vesting of property in board of trustees.

   9.   Board of trustees to discharge liabilities of former trustees.

   10.   Application of trust property.

   11.   Executive committee.

   12.   Functions of executive committee.

   13.   District arts committee.

   14.   Validation of previous acts of former trustees.

   15.   Protection from personal liability of members of board, etc.



Commencement: 8 October, 1959.

   An Act to establish a trust for the Uganda National Theatre and Cultural Centre and to incorporate the trustees thereof.


1.   Interpretation.

   In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires—

   (a)   "board" means the board of trustees established under section 4;

   (b)   "committee" means the executive committee established under section 11;

   (c)   "former trustees" means the persons appointed by or in pursuance of the trust deed dated the 26th"> day of March, 1956, to be the trustees of the fund;

   (d)   "fund" means the sums of money raised by public subscription for the National Theatre and Cultural Centre and includes any money contributed by the Government to the fund;

   (e)   "trust" means the Uganda National Cultural Centre Trust established under this Act;

   (f)   "trust property" means the lands, buildings, rights, monies, securities, credits, effects, and all other property whatsoever vested in the board, or of or to which the board is seised, possessed or entitled, and includes the fund.


2.   Extinguishment of existing trust.

   From and after the 8th"> October, 1959, the trust existing prior to that date relating to the fund shall be extinguished.


3.   Establishment of trust.

   There is established a trust, to be known as the Uganda National Cultural Centre Trust, for the purpose of administering, controlling and managing the trust property in accordance with this Act, and, without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing—

   (a)   to provide and establish theatres and cultural centres;

   (b)   to encourage and develop cultural and artistic activities; and

   (c)   subject to such directions as may be given to it by the Minister from time to time, to provide accommodation for societies, institutions or organisations of a cultural, artistic, academic, philanthropic or educational nature.


4.   Board of trustees.

   (1) The trust shall be administered, controlled and managed by a board of trustees to be known as the Trustees of the National Cultural Centre and appointed by the Minister.

   (2) The board shall be a body corporate with perpetual succession and a common seal and may, subject to section 7, acquire, purchase, take, hold and enjoy movable and immovable property of any description and may sell, convey, assign, exchange, surrender, yield up, mortgage, demis

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