Human Service Trust Fund Act

Act 52 of 1984


Human Service Trust Fund Act

Act 52 of 1984

  • Commenced on 5 December 1984
  • [This is the version of this document at 30 June 2017.]

1. Short title

This Act may be cited as the Human Service Trust Fund Act.

2. Interpretation

In this Act—"Board" means the Board referred to in section 5;"Chairperson" means the Chairperson of the Board;"Fund" means the Human Service Trust Fund established under section 3;"member" means a member of the Board and includes the Chairperson.

3. Establishment of Fund

(1)There is established for the purposes of this Act the Human Service Trust Fund.
(2)The Fund shall be a body corporate.

4. Objects of Fund

The objects of the Fund shall be—
(a)to serve the poor and the needy;
(b)to train and organise a cadre of young men and women for voluntary social work; and
(c)to promote and propagate cultural and human values conducive to the ideal of universal brotherhood and world peace.

5. The Board

(1)Subject to subsection (2), the Fund shall be managed by a Board which shall be constituted in such manner as may be prescribed.
(3)No member shall receive any fee or remuneration for his service.
(4)The Board shall regulate its meetings and proceedings in such manner as may be prescribed.

6. Execution of documents

No document shall be executed by or on behalf of the Fund unless it is signed by the Chairperson and one other member.

7. Donations

Article 910 of the Code Civil Mauricien shall not apply to the Fund.

8. Dissolution

(1)The Fund may, on the unanimous decision of the Board, be dissolved in such manner as may be approved by the Board.
(2)Where the Fund is dissolved, all assets remaining after winding up shall be transferred to the Human Service Trust.

9. Rules

(1)The Board may make such rules as it thinks fit for the purposes of this Act.
(2)Notwithstanding the Interpretation and General Clauses Act, rules made under subsection (1) shall not be—
(a)approved by the Minister;
(b)laid before the National Assembly; or
(c)published in the Gazette.
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History of this document

30 June 2017 this version
05 December 1984