1.   Short title


   2.   Application




President and Ministers


   3.   Transfer of functions


   4.   Delegation of functions by President or a Minister


   5.   Exceptions


   6.   Signification of exercise of functions


   7.   Certificate of Attorney-General




Public Offices and Authorities Generally


   8.   Evidence of signature of President, Minister and public officers


   9.   Ex-officio proceedings not to abate on death or change in office


   10.   Change in title or abolition of public office


   11.   Delegation of functions of office


   12.   Exercise of powers of prohibition, regulation and control


   13.   Power to appoint substantively pending retirement




Public Bodies


   14.   Establishment and dissolution of public bodies


   15.   Power to appoint officers and alternate or temporary members


   16.   Vacancies and defective appointments


   17.   Authentication of decisions and documents


   18.   Power of majority and chairman


   19.   Change in title of public body


   20.   Control of certain corporations



Act 22, 1984,
Act 14, 2005.

An Act to provide for the exercise of functions by the President, Ministers, public officers, public bodies and other authorities and for matters connected therewith.

[Date of Commencement: 20th July, 1984]


1.   Short title

   This Act may be cited as the Public Authorities (Functions) Act.


2.   Application

   This Act applies to every enactment to which the Interpretation Act applies, except where the contrary intention appears.

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