ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
1 Short title and commencement
Overseas Examinations Commission
3 Establishment of Overseas Examinations Commission
4 Object of Commission
5 Functions of Commission
6 Ministerial directions
7 Appointment of officers and other employees
8 Pensions, gratuities and other retiring benefits
Financial Provisions, Accounts and Reports
9 Funds and resources of the Commission
10 Borrowing powers
11 Power of Minister of Finance to guarantee loans to Commission
12 Power to invest moneys
13 Exemption from taxes and duties
14 Accounts and audit
15 Annual reports and estimates
16 Power of Minister to require returns
18 Amendment of First and Second Schedules
19 Transfer of money, property, liability, etc
THE OVERSEAS EXAMINATIONS COMMISSION ACT
Act 24 of 2005.
AN ACT to make provision for the establishment of an Overseas Examinations Commission for the proper administration of all overseas and regional examinations and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
[The date notified by the Minister bringing the Act into operation]
Preliminary (sections 1-2)
This Act may be cited as the Overseas Examinations Commission Act, 2005, and shall come into operation on a day appointed by the Minister by notice published in the Gazette.
In this Act-
"appointed day" means the day appointed by the Minister pursuant to section 1;
"chairman" means the chairman of the Commission or any person for the time being performing the functions of the chairman;
"Commission" means the Overseas Examinations Commission established under section 3;
"examining body" means an examining body specified in Part II of the First Schedule;
"examination materials" includes syllabi, notes for guidance of teachers and students, and specimen examination papers;
"former institution" means the Overseas Examinations Committee;
"functions" includes powers and duties;
"specified examinations" means the examinations specified in Part I of the First Schedule.
Overseas Examinations Commission (sections 3-6)
(1) There is hereby established, for the purposes of this Act, a body to be called the Overseas Examinations Commission which shall be a body corporate to which section 28 of the Interpretation Act shall apply.
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