UNIVERSITY COUNCIL OF JAMAICA ACT

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Preliminary

   1   Short title

   2   Interpretation

 

The University Council of Jamaica

   3   Establishment and constitution of Council

   4   Function of the Council

   5   Powers of the Council

   6   Appointment of President, Executive Secretary and other staff

   7   Power of Governor-General in Council to issue general directions of policy

 

Financial Provisions

   8   Funds

   9   Accounts and audit

   10   Annual reports and estimates

   11   Borrowing powers

 

General

   12   Governor-General to approve appointment of public officer

   13   Pensions

   14   Statutes

   15   Regulations

   16   Exemption from customs duty and tax

   17   Exemption from income tax, property tax, stamp duties and transfer tax

 

THE UNIVERSITY COUNCIL OF JAMAICA ACT

[Date of Commencement: 1st October, 1987]

Acts
23 of 1987,
16 of 1991.

Preliminary

1   Short title

   This Act may be cited as the University Council of Jamaica Act.

2   Interpretations

   In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires-

   "associated institutions" means such institutions providing tertiary education as the Minister may, by order, determine;

   "Chairman" means the Chairman of the Council;

   "the Council" means the Council appointed under section 3;

   "functions" includes powers and duties;

   "Executive Secretary" means the Executive Secretary to the Council appointed under section 6.

The University Council of Jamaica

3   Establishment and constitution of Council

   (1) There shall be established for the purposes of this Act, a body to be called the University Council of Jamaica which shall be a body corporate to which section 28 of the Interpretation Act shall apply.

   (2) The Council shall consist of not less than fifteen members of whom-

   (a)   the principals of the associated institutions and the person appointed as Executive Secretary of the Council, shall be ex officio members;

   (b)   six members shall be appointed by the Minister as representatives of universities and at least one such member shall be a representative of the University of the West Indies;

   (c)   nine members shall be appointed by the Minister from among persons appearing to the Minister to be representatives of-

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