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ZIMBABWE YOUTH COUNCIL ACT (CHAPTER 25:19)

CHAPTER 25:19

ZIMBABWE YOUTH COUNCIL ACT

Acts 10/1983, 15/1991, 17/1997, 22/2001 (s. 4).

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

PART I

PRELIMINARY

Section

  1. Short title.

PART II

ZIMBABWEYOUTH COUNCILS

  1. Establishment of Council. 3A. Functions of Council.

3B.   Membership of Council.

3C.   Terms of office of members.

3D.   Vacation of office by members.

3E.    Minister may require member to vacate his office or may suspend him.

3F.    Filling of vacancies on Council.

3G.   Minister may give Council directions as to policy.

  1. Re-election of elected member. 4A. Vice-chairman of Council.
  2. Appointment of Director-Secretary.
  3. Procedure, minutes and accounts.
  4. [Repealed]
  5. Provincial and district councils.

PART III

COUNCIL FINANCE

  1. Funds of Council.
  2. Levy on registered associations.
  3. Levy on entrance fees.
  4. Holding of funds.
  5. Accounts of Council.

13A. Audit of Council’s accounts.

13B. Powers of auditor.

PART IV

REGISTEREDNATIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  1. Registration of national associations.
  2. Donations to registered national associations.
  3. Discipline of registered national associations.

PART V

CLUBS

  1. Registration of clubs.
  2. Membership of clubs.
  3. Limitation of entrance fees and subscriptions of clubs.
  4. Registered clubs to keep proper books and accounts.
  5. Registered clubs not to compete with clubs not registered.
  6. Cancellation and suspension of registration.

PART VI

GENERAL

  1. National Colours.
  2. Appeal to Minister.
  3. Protection of employment of persons representing Zimbabwe.

AN ACT to provide for the establishment of the Zimbabwe Youth Council and to provide for the functions thereof; to provide for the registration and regulation of clubs and national associations; to provide for National Colours for youth; and to provide for matters incidental to or connected with the foregoing.

[Date of commencement: 30th March, 1984.]

PART I

PRELIMINARY

1    Short title

This Act may be cited as the Zimbabwe Youth and Sports and Recreation Councils Act [Chapter 25:19].

                       2    Interpretation

In this Act—

“appointed member” means the chairman of the Council or a member of the Council appointed in terms of subparagraph (i) of paragraph (b) of subsection (1) of section three B;

(Definition as inserted by s. 2 of Act No. 16 of 1997)

“club” means any group of persons associated together for the purposes of youth activities on a communal, regional, provincial, national or international basis;

“Council” means the Youth Council established in terms of section three; “Director” means the Director of the Youth Council referred to in section five;

(Definition as amended by s. 2 of Act No. 16 of 1997)

“elected member” means a member of the Council elected in terms of subsection (2) of section three B or deemed to have been elected in terms of subsection (3) of that subsection;

(Definition as inserted by s. 2 of Act No. 16 of 1997)

“Minister” means the Minister of National Affairs, Employment Creation and Co-operatives or any other Minister to whom the President may, from time to time, assign the administration of this Act;

(Definition as inserted by s. 2 of Act No. 16 of 1997)

“national, provincial or district association” means any group or body of persons operating in Zimbabwe and having as its principal object the promotion or organization on a national, provincial or district basis, as the case may be, of the organized activities of youth;

“registered national association” means a national association registered in terms of section fourteen;

“registered club” means a club registered in terms of section seventeen;

PART II

ZIMBABWEYOUTH COUNCIL

                       3    Establishment of Council

There is hereby established a council, to be known as the Zimbabwe Youth Council, which shall be a body corporate capable of suing and being sued in its corporate name and, subject to this Act, of performing all acts that bodies corporate may by law perform.

[Section 3substituted by s. 3 of Act 16 of 1997.]

3A Functions of Council

(1) Subject to the directions of the Minister, the functions of the Council shall be— (a) to co-ordinate, supervise and foster the activities of national associations and clubs; and

  • to ensure the proper administration of national associations and clubs; and
  • to participate in national and international youth activities; and
  • to advise the Government on the needs of youth; and
  • with the approval of the Minister, to undertake projects designed to create employment for young people, including fund-raising, marketing and trading activities.

 

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