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

    Section - 7 - Staff of the Institute.

    (1) The Institute may from time to time engage such employees as may be necessary for the proper and efficient conduct of the business and functions of the Institute.

    (2) The Institute may also engage the services of much consultants and specialists on such terms and conditions as the Board may, upon the recommendations of the Director, determine.

    (3) The Board shall in consultation with the Public Services Commission be responsible for the appointment and promotion of employees of the Institute.

    (4) The Board acting on the recommendation of the Director shall be responsible for the discipline and removal of the employees of the Institute.

    (5) The terms and conditions of service of the teaching staff of the Institute shall be determined by the Board in consultation with the Public Services Commission.

    (6) The Board may delegate to the Director the power to appoint, promote, discipline or remove such employees of the Institute as the Board may determine.

    (7) Public officers may be transferred or seconded to the Institute or may otherwise give assistance thereto.

    (8) Public officers so transferred or seconded may be appointed at that point in the salary scale of the Institute which approximates as closely as possible to the point in the salary scale applicable to employees of the Institute of a similar class, category or description.

    (9) If a public officer is seconded to the service of the Institute such officer shall continue to be eligible for consideration for promotion in the service from which he was seconded.

    (10) If a public officer eligible to receive on retirement a pension is seconded to the service of the Institute-

    (a) the period during which he serves with the Institute shall for the purposes of computation of the time and amount of pension under any enactment relating to pensions for the time being applicable to him, be deemed to be service in a pensionable office; and

    (b) the amount of such pension shall be calculated on the basis of the emoluments applicable at the time of his retirement to the post held by him in the service from which he was seconded.

    (11) Any person who immediately before the coming into operation of this Decree was a member of the teaching staff or an employee of the Institute as formerly existing shall continue to be such a member or employee of the Institute subject to the provisions of this Decree.