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UGANDA PRINTING AND PUBLISHING CORPORATION ACT.

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

   Section

PART I
INTERPRETATION.

   1.   Interpretation.

PART II
ESTABLISHMENT OF THE UGANDA PRINTING AND PUBLISHING CORPORATION.

   2.   Establishment of the corporation.

   3.   Powers of the corporation.

   4.   Objects of the corporation.

   5.   Functions of the corporation.

   6.   Board of directors of the corporation.

   7.   Functions of the board.

   8.   Departments of the corporation.

   9.   Managing director.

   10.   Secretary.

   11.   Other staff.

   12.   Protection of officers against civil liability.

   13.   Duty of Government Ministries, departments, etc. to cooperate.

PART III
FINANCIAL AND RELATED PROVISIONS.

   14.   Funds of the corporation.

   15.   Duty of the corporation to operate on commercial principles.

   16.   Estimates.

   17.   Accounts, audit and annual report.

   18.   Transfer of assets.

   19.   Regulations.

 

      Schedule   Meetings and seal of the board.

 

CHAPTER 330
UGANDA PRINTING AND PUBLISHING CORPORATION ACT.

Commencement: 27 November, 1992.

   An Act to provide for the establishment of the Uganda Printing and Publishing Corporation and to provide for its composition, powers, objects, functions, administration, finances and other connected purposes.

 

PART I
INTERPRETATION.

 

1.   Interpretation.

   In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires—

   (a)   "board" means the board of directors established under section 6;

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

   (c)   "corporation" means the corporation established by section 2;

   (d)   "financial year" means for any accounting period a period of 12 months ending on 30th"> June;

   (e)   "Government Printer" means the Government Printer existing as a department of the Government immediately before the commencement of this Act which shall cease to exist on the commencement of this Act;

   (f)   "Minister" means the Minister to whom responsibility for the Uganda Printing and Publishing Corporation is assigned.

 

PART II
ESTABLISHMENT OF THE UGANDA PRINTING AND PUBLISHING CORPORATION.

 

2.   Establishment of the corporation.

   (1) There is established a corporation to be known as the Uganda Printing and Publishing Corporation.

   (2) The corporation shall be a body corporate, shall have perpetual succession and a common seal and may sue or be sued in its corporate name.

 

3.   Powers of the corporation.

   The corporation may, for and in connection with its objects and functions under this Act, borrow money, purchase, hold, manage and dispose of any property whether movable or immovable and may enter into any contract and other transaction as may be expedient and may charge for services provided by it and may do any other act or thing as in law may be done by a body corporate.

 

4.   Objects of the corporation.

   The objects of the corporation are—

   (a)   to turn the Government Printer into an effective and efficient resource;

   (b)   to improve the administration of Government business by providing improved printing services;

   (c)   to increase the productivity levels of the printery;

   (d)   to improve on the capacity and quality of the printery services available to the Government.

 

5.   Functions of the corporation.

   (1) The functions of the corporation shall be to provide printing and publishing facilities to the Government Ministries, departments, parastatal bodies and to private individuals and organisations.

   (2) Notwithstanding subsection (1), the Minister, after approval by Cabinet, may by statutory instrument, direct any Ministry or department to have its printing and publishing w

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