View All - 1971 Acts Section No : Acts & Ordinances NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIPMarginal Notes1. This Act may be cited as the National Apprenticeship Act, No. 49 of 1971.2. Division of apprentices into categories. 3. Application of succeeding provisions of this Act. 4. Establishment of the National Apprenticeship Board. 5. General objects of the Board. 6. Powers of the Board. 7. Duties of the Board. 8. Power of the Minister in relation to the Board. 9. Constitution of the Board. 10. Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Board. 11. Term of office of the representative members of the Board. 12. Power of the Minister to remove from office a representative member of the Board. 13. Resignation of representative members. 14. Casual vacancies among representative members. 15. Temporary appointments of representative members of the Board. 16. Eligibility of representative members for reappointment. 17. Acts or proceedings of the Board deemed not to be invalid by reason of any vacancy, or defect in the appointment, of a member. 18. Application of the seal of the Board. 19. Reimbursement of expenses of representative members of the Board. 20. Meetings of the Board. 21. The Board deemed to be a scheduled institution within the meaning of the Bribery Ad. 22. Power of the Board to appoint Committees. 23. Appointment of Director of Apprenticeship,&c. 24. Remuneration of Director &c. 25. Appointment of acting Director. 26. Staff of the Board. 27. Appointment of public officers to the staff of the Board. 28. Appointment of Inspectors. 29. Powers of Inspectors 30. Apprenticeship Fund. 31. Training access to be levied and paid in respect of certain establishments. 32. Borrowing powers of the Board. 33. Apprenticeship allowance. 34. Other training costs. 35. Surplus moneys. 36. Board to utilize its moneys. 37. Accounts of the Board. 38. Financial year of the Board.39. Audit of accounts of the Board. 40. The Auditor General's report.41. The Auditor-General's report and the report of the annual activities of the Board to be transmitted to the Minister.42. Qualifications for being engaged as an apprentice.43. Contract of apprenticeship.44. Period of apprenticeship training.45. Termination of contract of apprenticeship.46. Number of apprentices and their selection.47. Practical training of apprentices. 48. Obligations of employers. 49. Obligations of apprentices. 50. Conditions of work. 51. Conduct and discipline. 52. Crown lands and buildings. 53. Exemption from duties. 54. Offences. 55. Offences by bodies of persons. 56. General penalty. 57. Protection for action taken in good faith. 58. Binding effect of contract. 59. This Act to have precedence over other written law. 60. Rules. 61. Regulations. 62. Protection for action taken under this Act or on the direction of the Board. 63. No writ to issue against person or property of a member of the Board. 64. Officers and servants of the Board deemed to be public servants. 65. Records and returns. 66. Records to be maintained by the Board. 67. Interpretation.