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Chapter 13:17

Traffic Safety Council Act

Act 20/1999, 22/2001 (s. 4), 14/2002 (s. 19).

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

PART I

PRELIMINARY Section

  1. Short title and date of commencement.

PART II

ESTABLISHMENT AND FUNCTIONS OFTRAFFICSAFETY COUNCIL OFZIMBABWE

  1. Establishment of Council.
  2. Functions and powers of Council.
  3. Traffic Safety Board.
  4. Disqualifications for membership of Board.
  5. Terms of office and conditions of service of members.
  6. Vacation of office by appointed member.
  7. Suspension of member.
  8. Dismissal of Board.
  9. Filling of vacancies on Board.
  10. Chairman and vice-chairman of Board.
  11. Meetings and procedure of Board.
  12. Committees of Board.
  13. Remuneration and allowances of members of Board and committees.
  14. Members of Board and committees to disclose certain connections and interests.
  15. Minutes of proceedings of Board and committees.
  16. Appointment and functions of Director.
  17. Other staff of Council.
  18. Validity of decisions and acts of Board and committees.
  19. Execution of contracts and instruments by Council.
  20. Reports of Council.
  21. Minister may give Board directions on matters of policy.
  22. Exemption from liability of Council, members and Director.

PART III

FINANCIALPROVISIONS RELATING TO COUNCIL

  1. Funds of Council.
  2. Investment of moneys not immediately required by Council.
  3. Council to make certain charges to revenue account.
  4. Establishment and operation of reserve fund.
  5. Financial year of Council.
  6. Accounts of Council.
  7. Audit of Council’s accounts.
  8. Powers of auditors.
  9. Internal auditor.

PART IV

LEVIES

  1. Imposition of levies.
  2. Withdrawal, suspension or increase of levy.
  3. Recovery of unpaid levy.

PART V

GENERAL

  1. Highway Code.
  2. Amendment of Cap. 13:11 and saving.
  3. Employment of staff of Zimbabwe Traffic Safety Board.

SCHEDULE

Powers of Council.

AN ACT to establish a Traffic Safety Council of Zimbabwe and to provide for its functions; to provide for the imposition of levies on driving schools and persons who insure motor vehicles for the purposes of the Road Traffic Act [Chapter 13:11]; to amend the Road Traffic Act [Chapter 13:11]; and to provide for matters connected with or incidental to the foregoing.

[Date of commencement: 1st August, 2000.]

PART I

PRELIMINARY

1    Short title

This Act may be cited as the Traffic Safety Council Act [Chapter 13:17].

                       2    Interpretation

“appointed member” means a member of the Board appointed in terms of paragraph (b) of subsection (2) of section five;

“Board” means the Traffic Safety Board referred to in subsection (1) of section five;

“Council” means the Traffic Safety Council of Zimbabwe established by section three;

“Director” means the Director of the Council appointed in terms of section eighteen;

“driving school” means a person who, for reward, carries on the business of

  • providing instruction to develop the knowledge and skills required for the driving of a motor vehicle on a road; and additionally, or alternatively
  • training other persons to provide the instruction referred to in paragraph (a);

“levy” means a levy imposed in terms of section thirty-four;

“member” means a member of the Board, including the chairman;

“Minister” means the Minister of Transport and Energy or any other Minister to whom the President may, from time to time, assign the administration of this Act.

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