Broadcasting Act 2009

31.

Powers.

31.— (1) The Authority and a statutory committee shall have all the powers necessary, incidental or conducive to their functions.

(2) Without prejudice to the generality of subsection (1) , the Authority shall have power necessary, incidental or conducive to its functions—

( a) to make contracts, agreements and arrangements,

( b) to require contractors to enter into financial bonds with the Authority on the recommendation of the Contract Awards Committee,

( c) to acquire and make use of copyrights, patents, licences, privileges and concessions,

( d) to compile, prepare, publish and distribute, with or without charge, printed, audio and audio-visual material,

( e) subject to the consent of the Minister, to arrange for the provision of broadcasting and related services for and on behalf of any Minister of the Government, and

( f) to undertake, sponsor or commission research.

(3) The Authority may invest any of its funds in any manner in which a trustee is empowered by law to invest trust funds.