CHAPTER 145
ZAMBIA EDUCATIONAL PUBLISHING HOUSE ACT

Arrangement of Sections

   Section

PART I
PRELIMINARY

   1.   Short title

   2.   Interpretation

PART II
OBJECTS AND POWERS OF THE PUBLISHING HOUSE

   3.   Establishment of Publishing House

   4.   Composition of Publishing House

   5.   Objects of Publishing House

   6.   Powers of Publishing House

   7.   Funds of Publishing House

   8.   Exemption from customs and excise duty and tax

   9.   Duty of members to disclose interest

   10.   Procedure and meetings of Publishing House

PART III
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE PUBLISHING HOUSE

   11.   Establishment and proceedings of executive committee

   12.   Functions of committee

PART IV
APPOINTMENTS

   13.   Appointment of Secretary and Assistant Secretary

PART V
ACCOUNTS AND AUDIT

   14.   Accounts and audit

PART VI
TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS

   15.   Interpretation of terms in Part VI

   16.   Resolution by company

   17.   Vesting of assets and liabilities

   18.   Transitional provisions

   19.   Registration of transfers

AN ACT

to constitute the Zambia Educational Publishing House; to provide for its membership and its powers, duties, functions and management; and to make provision for matters incidental to or connected with the foregoing.

[2nd April, 1971]

Act 11 of 1971,

Act 36 of 1974,

Act 29 of 1992,

Act 5 of 1998.

PART I
PRELIMINARY

1.   Short title

This Act may be cited as the Zambia Educational Publishing House Act.

2.   Interpretation

In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires—

“assistant secretary” means the person appointed to that office pursuant to section 13;

“financial year” means the financial year of the Publishing House pursuant to section 14;

“Publishing House” means the Zambia Educational Publishing House constituted by section 3;

“member” means a member of the Publishing House by virtue of section 4;

“secretary” means the officer appointed to that office pursuant to section 13.

[S 2 am by Act 29 of 1992.]

PART II
OBJECTS AND POWERS OF THE PUBLISHING HOUSE

3.   Establishment of Publishing House

There is hereby constituted the Zambia Educational Publishing House which shall by that name be a body corporate with perpetual succession and a common seal capable of suing and being sued and, subject to the provisions of this Act, of doing all such acts as a body corporate may by law perform.

[S 3 am by Act 29 of 1992.]

4.   Composition of Publishing House

The Publishing House shall consist of the Minister responsible for education (hereinafter referred to as “the Minister”) as Chairman, and three other members who shall be appointed by the President and shall hold office as members at the President’s pleasure.

[S 4 am by Act 36 of 1974, 29 of 1992.]

5.   Objects of Publishing House

The objects of the Publishing House shall be—

      (a)   to encourage an increasing use of local, human and material resources in the production of buildings, works, materials and skills required for the advancement of education in Zambia;

      (b)   to contribute towards the efficient operation and the extension of educational services in Zambia.

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