Arrangement of Sections


   1.   Short title

   2.   Interpretation

   3.   Meaning of “Minister”

   4.   Allocation, transfer, etc., of statutory functions

   5.   Delegation

   6.   Restrictions on transfer and delegation

   7.   Formalities and publication

   8.   Certificate of Secretary to the Cabinet

   9.   Signification

   10.   Schedule of statutory functions


to make provision for the allocation of statutory functions and for the transfer and delegation thereof; and to provide for matters incidental to or connected with the foregoing.

[6th October, 1970]

Act 43 of 1970.

1.   Short title

This Act may be cited as the Statutory Functions Act.

2.   Interpretation

In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires—

“Act” means a written law;

“council” has the meaning assigned thereto in the Local Government Act.

“identified person”, in relation to statutory functions, means a person who is identified—

      (a)   by his title as President, Vice-President, named Minister, Secretary to the Cabinet, Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet, Attorney-General, Solicitor General or Deputy Minister assisting the President or the Vice-President or a named Minister; or

      (b)   in the case of the holder of a public office or an official post, by the title of such office or post;

      (c)   in the case of an official body, by the title of such body;

“official body” means a statutory corporation, body or commission or a council, and includes a committee thereof;

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