<IN:LF:0,RT:0.5,FI:0>ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
1 Short title
3 Establishment of Commission
4 Functions of the Commission
5 Funds of the Commission
6 Accounts and audit
7 Annual report
8 Power of Minister to issue general directions in matters of policy
THE JAMAICA CULTURAL DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION ACT
[Date of Commencement: 1st September. 1968]
32 of 1968,
8 of 1980.
<IN:LF:0,RT:0.5,FI:0> This Act may be cited as the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission Act.
<IN:LF:0,RT:0.5,FI:0> In this Act-
"chairman" means the chairman of the Commission and includes any person for the time being performing the functions of the chairman;
"Commission" means the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission established by section 3;
"deputy chairman" means the deputy chairman of the Commission and includes any person for the time being performing the functions of the deputy chairman;
"financial year" means such period of twelve months as the Commission, with the approval of the Minister, may determine to be its financial year, so, however, that the first financial year shall be the period commencing with the 1st September, 1968, and ending with such day as may be fixed by the Commission with the approval of the Minister;
"functions" includes duties and powers;
"member" means a member of the Commission.
(1) There shall be established for the purposes of this Act a body to be called the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission.
(2) The provisions of the Schedule shall have effect as to the constitution of the Commission and otherwise in relation thereto.
<IN:LF:0,RT:0.5,FI:0> (1) The Commission shall-
[8/1980 s 3.]
(a) promote cultural programmes and activities in communities throughout the Island;
(b) encourage and organise each year independence anniversary celebrations and other celebrations marking occasions of national interest;
(c) stimulate the development of local talents by means of training, workshops, competitions, exhibitions, pageants, parades, displays and such other activities as the Commission may from time to time determine;
(d) complement the work of other agencies engaged in the carrying out of community development programmes throughout the Island.
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