The Records And Archives Management Advisory Board
There is hereby established a Records and Archives Manage- The Records and management Advisory Board for the Department referred to in this Act as the Advisory Board
The Advisory Board shall consist of –
(a) a Chairman appointed by the President;
(b) the Director of the Department;
(c) the Director of the National Archives of Zanzibar;
(d) one member representing the Ministry responsible for finance;
(e) one member representing the Ministry responsible for legal affairs;
(f) one member representing the Ministry responsible for education and culture;
(g) not more than five other members –
(i) one member from Zanzibar appointed by the Minister in consultation with the Minister in Zanzibar responsible for archives;
There shall be two women members, appointed by the Minister who have experience and ability in records management or archival research or such other experience or qualifications to enable them make a useful contribution to the work of the Advisory Board.
The appointed members of the Advisory Board shall serve for a term of three years and shall be eligible for re-appointment for one further term.
The Advisory Board shall be responsible for –
- a.advising the Minister generally on matters relating to the management of the public records and archives of the United Republic;
- b.advising and supporting the Director of the Records and Archives Management Department;
- c.such other matters as this Act may specifically assign to it or the Minister may direct.
The Advisory Board shall meet as often as it considers necessary, but not less than once a year. The quorum of its meetings shall be seven members.
Members of the Advisory Board shall elect one of its members to be a Vice Chainnan and the Advisory Board shall regulate its own meetings.
Members of the Advisory Board shall be paid such allowance as may be determined by the Minister in consultation with the Minister responsible for finance