View All - 1981 Acts Section No : Acts & Ordinances NATIONAL AQUATIC RESOURCES RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT AGENCYMarginal Notes1. This Act may be cited as the National Aquatic Resources Research and Development Agency Act, No. 54 of 1981, and shall come into operation on such date as the Minister may appoint by Order published in the Gazette, (in this Act referred to as the" appointed date").2. Establishment of the National Aquatic Resources Research and Development Agency.3. Agency to be a body corporate.4. Objects and functions of the Agency.5. Powers and duties of the Agency.6. Constitution of the Governing Board.7. Powers and duties of the Board.8. Chairman of the Board.9. Director General of the Agency.10. Proceedings of the Board & c.11. Secretary to the Board.12. Secretariat of the Agency13. The National Aquatic Resources Management Council.14. Powers and duties of the Council.15. Chairman of the Council16. Proceedings of the Council & c.17. Scientific and Technical Committee.18. Duties of the Committee.19. Proceedings of the Committee & c.20. Remuneration of members of Board and Council.21. Removal of appointed members of the Board of Council.22. Disclosure of interest by members of Board or Council.23. Vacancy among members not to in validate act or proceeding of the Board or Council.24. Appointment of public officer to the staff of the Agency.25. "Agency deemed to be a scheduled institution within the meaning of the Bribery Act.26. Advisors.27. Furnishing of information to the Minister.28. Minister's directions to the Board.29. The Fund of the Agency.30. Withdrawal and investment of moneys of the Fund.31. Agency to be exempt from payment of tax, & c.32. Financial year of the Agency and audit of accounts.33. Special export duty for providing the Fund with an income.34. Record.35. State property both movable and immovable to be made available to the Agency.36. Transfer of certain research projects to the Agency.37. Acquisition of immovable property under the Land Acquisition Act.38. Protection for action taken under this Act or on the direction of the Agency39. No officer or servant can engage in service to any other employer.40. Regulations.41. Rules.42. Interpretation.