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UGANDA WILDLIFE TRAINING INSTITUTE ACT.

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS.

   Section

PART I
INTERPRETATION.

   1.   Interpretation.

PART II
ESTABLISHMENT, OBJECTS, FUNCTIONS AND POWERS OF THE INSTITUTE.

   2.   Establishment of the institute.

   3.   Object of the institute.

PART III
BOARD OF GOVERNORS.

   4.   The board.

   5.   Functions of the board.

   6.   Tenure of office of members of the board.

PART IV
MANAGEMENT AND STAFF OF THE INSTITUTE.

   7.   Director, registrar and other staff.

PART V
FINANCE.

   8.   Funds of the institute.

   9.   Borrowing powers.

   10.   Estimates.

   11.   Financial year of the institute.

   12.   Accounts.

   13.   Audit.

   14.   Investment of surplus funds of the institute.

PART VI
MISCELLANEOUS.

   15.   Protection of members and staff from personal liability.

   16.   Annual report.

   17.   Minister's report to Parliament.

   18.   Regulations.

   19.   Common seal of the institute and executors of contracts, etc.

   20.   Service of documents.

 

      Schedule   Meetings of the board.

 

CHAPTER 139
UGANDA WILDLIFE TRAINING INSTITUTE ACT.

Commencement: 24 May, 1996.

   An Act to establish the Uganda Wildlife Training Institute and to provide for its objective, administration and related matters.

 

PART I
INTERPRETATION.

 

1.   Interpretation.

   In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires—

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

   (b)   "decree" means decree made under section 3;

   (c)   "director" means the director appointed under section 7;

   (d)   "institute" means the training institute established under section 2;

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

 

PART II
ESTABLISHMENT, OBJECTS, FUNCTIONS AND POWERS OF THE INSTITUTE.

 

2.   Establishment of the institute.

   (1) There is established the Uganda Wildlife Training Institute.

   (2) The institute shall be an autonomous body corporate with perpetual succession and a common seal and may sue and be sued in its corporate name.

   (3) The institute may, for and in connection with its objects and functions under this Act, purchase, hold, manage and dispose of any property, whether movable or immovable, and may enter into any contract and other transactions as may be expedient and may do and suffer any other act or thing as in law may be done or suffered by a corporate body.

 

3.   Object of the institute.

   (1) The object of the institute is to provide studies and training in subjects relating to conservation, wildlife and wildlife protected area management and related matters.

   (2) Without prejudice to the general effect of subsection (1), the institute may under that subsection perform the following functions—

   (a)   conduct training in wildlife management and conservation;

   (b)   conduct examinations and grant certificates and other awards of the institute;

   (c)   organise courses for tour operators or guides on the value of protected areas, their management, policy and legislation, with a view to promoting and attaining satisfactory performance of their duties as tour operators or guides;

   (d)   charge appropriate fees in respect of courses provided by the institute;

   (e)   solicit for and acquire money and other resources from the Government, donors and well-wishers for use in the performance of its functions;

   (f)   sponsor, promote and encourage activities undertaken by institutions, organisations and individuals for the promotion and development of programs and projects designed to improve wildlife education, management, conservation and related matters;

   (g)<

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