View All - 1997 Acts Section No : Acts & Ordinances NATIONAL AUTHORITY ON TEACHER EDUCATIONMarginal Notes1. This Act may be cited as the National Authority on and Teacher Education Act, No. 32 of 1997, and shall come into operation on such date as the Minister may appoint by Order published in the Gazette (hereinafter referred to as "the appointed date").2. Establishment of the National Authority on Teacher Education. 3. Functions of the Authority. 4. Powers of the Authority. 5. Academic powers of the Authority. 6. Administration of the Authority. 7. Constitution of the Council. 8. Seal of the Authority. 9. Meetings of the Council. 10. Appointment of Director-General of the Authority. 11. Delegation of powers of the Council. 12. Committees. 13. Officer and servants of the Authority. 14. Service to the Authority deemed to be service to the Government for the propose of certain contracts. 15. Appointment of public officers to the staff of the Authority. 16. Initial capital of the Authority. 17. Fund of the Authority. 18. Financial year of the Authority. 19. Application of the provisions of the Finance Act, No. 38 of 1971. 20. Powers of Ministers in relation to the Council. 21. State property both movable and immovable to be made available to the Authority. 22. Council's report to be placed before Parliament. 23. Authority deemed to be a scheduled institution within the meaning of the Bribery Act. 24. Members of the Council, and within officers and servants of the Authority deemed to be public servants. 25. Protection of action taken under this Act. 26. Regulation. 27. This Act to prevail over certain other laws. 28. Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency. 29. interpretation.