NATIONAL FILM AND TELEVISION INSTITUTE ACT - 1978 (SMCD 151)

    Section - 5 - Director of the Institute.

    (1) The Institute shall have a Director who shall be the Chief Executive.

    (2) The Director shall be appointed by the Supreme Military Council on the advice of the Commissioner upon such terms and conditions as may be specified in his instrument of appointment.

    (3) Where the office of the Director becomes vacant the Board shall notify the Commissioner of the occurrence of the vacancy.

    (4) Any vacancy in the post of Director shall be filled in accordance with subsection (2) of this section.

    (5) Where the Director is temporarily incapacitated from the performance of his functions under this Decree the Board may authorise the Secretary to perform those functions for the duration of the incapacity-

    (6) The Director shall, subject to the general control of the Board on matters of policy-

    (a) be charged with the direction of policy day-to-day business of the Institute and of its administration, organisation and control of all the employees of the Institute; and

    (b) ensure the maintenance of the academic standards of the Institute.

    (7) For the purposes of paragraph (b) of subsection (6), the Director shall with the approval of the Board-

    (a) prescribe the curriculum and syllabus of the Institute;

    (b) regulate the conduct of examinations and the award of certificates;

    (c) determine the admission of students to the Institute; or

    (d) discipline, suspend or dismiss for good cause any student of the Institute.