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Mauritius. The Export Processing Zones Development Authority Act, 1993
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An Act to provide for the establishment and management of the Export Processing Zones Development Authority

ENACTED by the Parliament of Mauritius, as follows -

1. Short title
This Act may be cited as the Export Processing Zones Development Authority Act 1990.

2. Interpretation
In this Act -

3. Establishment of the Authority

4. Objects of the Authority
The objects of the Authority shall be -

5. The Board

6. Meetings of the Board

7. Special assignments

8. Disclosure of interest by members
A member shall, in relation to any matter before the Board in which he has a direct or indirect interest, disclose at or before the meeting convened to discuss that matter the nature of his interest, and shall not take part in any deliberation or decision of the Board relating to that matter.

9. Attendance of Director
The Director shall, unless directed otherwise by the Board, attend every meeting of the Board and may take part in its deliberations but he shall not be entitled to vote on any matter before the Board.

10. Delegation of powers

11. Director

12. Appointment of employees

13. Conditions of service of employees
The Board may make provision, in such form as it may determine to govern the conditions of service of employees, and, in particular, to deal with -

14. Protection of members and employees
No liability, civil or criminal, shall attach to any member or employee or to the Authority in respect of loss arising from the exercise in good faith by a member or an employee or the Authority of his or its functions under this Act.

15. Powers of the Minister

16. General Fund
The Authority shall establish a General Fund -

17. Charges to the General Fund
The Authority may, in the discharge of its functions and in accordance with the terms and conditions on which its funds may have been obtained or derived, charge to the General Fund all remunerations, allowances, salaries, fees, pensions and superannuation fund contributions, gratuities, working expenses or all other charges properly arising, including any necessary capital expenditure.

18. Exemption
The Authority shall be exempt from the payment of any duty, charge, fee, rate or tax.

19. Regulations

20. Consequential amendment

21. Transitional provisions

22. Commencement
This Act shall come into operation on a day to be fixed by Proclamation.

Passed by the Legislative Assembly on the eighteenth day of December, one thousand nine hundred and ninety.



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