Powers and Functions of the Board
7.(1) The general direction, management and administration of the affairs of the Centre shall vest in the Board which shall have full authority to determine and execute the policies and undertakings of the Centre within the framework of this Ordinance.
(2) Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing provisions, the Board shall, in particular, have power-
(a) to exercise general supervision over the affairs of the Centre;
(b) to approve courses of studies and research work and other related activities to be conducted in the Centre in broad outlines;
(c) to approve the plan, programme and organisation of the Centre;
(d) to authorise the Centre to request and receive grants-in-aid from aid-giving agencies, Governments and other institutions; with intimation of such receipts to appropriate governmental agencies;
(e) to authorise the Centre, if and when necessary, to borrow money or raise loans in accordance with the applicable laws and regulations of the countries in which the funds are being sought;
(f) to select and appoint the Director and terminate his services;
(g) to approve establishment of all international level positions in the Centre and approve the appointments of persons to these positions, and in its description, delegate to the Director authority to appoint persons to other staff positions;
(h) to determine employment policies and practices of the Centre;
(i) to examine and approve the budget for the Centre; and
(j) to do and perform all other acts that may be considered necessary, suitable and proper for the attainment of any or all of the purposes, activities and objectives for which the Centre is established.