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Powers and Functions

Powers of the Institute

The Institute shall have such powers as are reasonably necessary for the discharge of its functions and in particular the power -

(a) to acquire in any manner whatsoever, and to hold and to take or give on lease or hire a mortgage,
pledge, sell or otherwise dispose of any movable or immovable property ;


(b) to establish and maintain training centres;


(c) to appoint, employ, remunerate and exercise disciplinary control over, its officers and servants;

(d) to levy fees or charges for any service rendered by the Institute;


(e) to import any machinery and equipment required for the purposes of the Institute, and to receive
any machinery and equipment and other assistance necessary for discharging the functions of the
Institute ;


(f) to establish work performance standards for its officers and servants, evaluate the performance of
such officers and servants according to such standards and to take action thereon ;


(g) to establish and maintain welfare and recreational facilities for its officers and servants ;


(h) to make rules in relation to its officers and servants including their appointment, training, promotion,
remuneration, disciplinary control, conduct and grant of leave to them ;


(i) to enter into such contracts as may be necessary for the discharge of its functions ;


(j) to make rules in respect of the general administration of the Institute; and Powers of the
Institute.

(k)
to do all other things which are necessary for, or conducive or incidental to, the discharge of the
functions of the Institute.

 

Functions of the Institute

The functions of the Institute shall be -

(a) to acquire in any manner whatsoever, and to hold and to take or give on lease or hire a mortgage,
pledge, sell or otherwise dispose of any movable or immovable property ;


(b) to establish and maintain training centres;


(c) to appoint, employ, remunerate and exercise disciplinary control over, its officers and servants;

(d) to levy fees or charges for any service rendered by the Institute;


(e) to import any machinery and equipment required for the purposes of the Institute, and to receive
any machinery and equipment and other assistance necessary for discharging the functions of the
Institute ;


(f) to establish work performance standards for its officers and servants, evaluate the performance of
such officers and servants according to such standards and to take action thereon ;


(g) to establish and maintain welfare and recreational facilities for its officers and servants ;


(h) to make rules in relation to its officers and servants including their appointment, training, promotion,
remuneration, disciplinary control, conduct and grant of leave to them ;


(i) to enter into such contracts as may be necessary for the discharge of its functions ;


(j) to make rules in respect of the general administration of the Institute; and Powers of the
Institute.

(k)
to do all other things which are necessary for, or conducive or incidental to, the discharge of the
functions of the Institute.

(m) to disseminate information on the functions and activities of the Institute to the relevant
institutions and to the public ;


(n) to conduct, promote and assist research into all aspects of provincial and local government.