In the performance of its duties and exercise of its powers, the Council may,
with the consent of the Minister, make regulations generally for
the Government, control, administration and management of the Council and
for conduct of its business, and without prejudice to the generality of the
foregoing, may make regulations prescribing:
The terms and conditions of service, pension and retirement benefits and
the like, of staff, other than temporary staff.
Measures for the discipline of staff.
The financial procedures of the Council.
Examination fees and other charges payable to the Council.
Diplomas, certificates and other awards, which may be conferred or granted
by the Council.
The conditions, which must be satisfied before any diploma, certificate of
other award, may be granted.
The manner in which diplomas, certificates or other awards may be granted.
The manner in which examinations may be conducted.
Anything which may be prescribed under this Act or any matter or thing
which, in the opinion of the Council, is necessary to prescribe for
the furtherance of the functions and objects of the Council.
The Council shall cause to be published in the Gazette any regulations made
under this section.
Fees and Allowances:
The Council may, with the approval of the Minister, make rule prescribing fee and allowances payable to members of the Council or a Committee.
Minister may give directions:
The Minister may give the Council directions of a general or specific character
and the council shall give effect to every such direction.
Proceedings of Council or Committee not to be invalid by reason of irregularity
The Act or proceeding of the Council, the Executive Committee or an examination Committee
shall be invalid by reason only of the member of the members not being complete at the time
of such act or proceeding or of any defect in the appointment of any member or the fact that
any member was at the time in question disqualified or disentitled to act as such.
Protection of Member of Council and Committee (chap 16) :
Without prejudice to the provisions of section 28 of the penal code, no
matter or thing done by any member or officer of the Council or a Committee shall
if done in good faith in the execution or purported execution of the functions
of such Council or Committee, render such member or officer personally liable for
such matter or thing. Regional Administrative Secretary and the
Principal Secretary Zanzibar to be members.
Representatives of the Council:
Each Regional Administrative Secretary and the Principal Secretary of
the Ministry of Education Zanzibar shall be representatives of the Council in
their respective areas of function
Any person who:
Gains access to examination materials and intentionally reveals the contents
thereof, whether orally or writing of any unauthorized person.
Willfully or maliciously damages or destroys examination material;
Being a registered candidate sits for a particular Councils’ examination with
intent to impersonate, offers or attempts to present himself to take the part of
another registered candidate.
Note being registered candidate sits for a particular council’s examination which
intent to impersonate, offers or attempts to present himself to take the part of a
Presents forged certificates or diploma to a prospective employer or to an institution
of learning with intent to gain employment or admission.
Prints or sells certificates or diploma without the authority of the Council.
Being an authorized officer negligently or carelessly discharges the functions set out
under this Act; and
Aids or abets commission of any offence under this Act.
Shall be guilty of an offence and liable to a fine not exceeding one million shillings or
imprisonment for a term not exceeding twenty years or to both such fine and imprisonment.
In this Section:
“An authorized Officer” when used in relation to this Act includes an examination supervisor,
Invigilator and printer;
“Examination materials” includes examination papers, stencils, recorded
tapes, chemicals, discs or any other material relevant to the preparation
and conduct of examination.