The Board & Functions

A. FUNCTIONS OF THE BOARD

The functions of the Board as provided in the Road and Fuel Tolls Act Cap 220(Revised edition of 2006) with respect to the Fund are:

a)      To advise the roads Minister on new sources of road and fuel tolls, adjustment of rates of existing roads and fuel tolls and on regulations for collection of road and fuel tolls for the purpose of ensuring adequate and stable flow of funds to road operations;

b)      To apply the money deposited into the Fund for the purposes approved by the Parliament;

c)      To set out procedures for agents with respect to the collection of roads and fuel tolls for the purpose of the Fund;

d)      To ensure full collection and transfer of collected roads and fuel tolls to the Fund's account;

e)      To develop and review periodically the formula for allocation and disbursement from the Fund to TANROADS, local authorities and other agencies and advise the roads Minister accordingly;

f)       To recommend to the roads Minister and allocation of funds for TANROADS, local authorities and other road agencies to undertake road management at a level that is suitable and affordable;

g)      To disburse funds from the Fund to TANROADS, local authorities and other agencies;

h)      To ensure that the operations of TANROADS, local authorities, other road agencies and the Fund are technically and financially sound;

i)        To monitor the use of the funds disbursed to TANROADS, local authorities or other agencies for the purpose of the objects of the Fund;

j)        To appoint the Roads Fund Manager and the Roads Fund Accountant;

k)      To appoint, subject to approval by the Controller and Auditor General, an auditor or auditors to carry out the audit of the Fund and

l)        To make any other recommendations to the roads Minister as it considers necessary to enable the Board to achieve its objectives.

B. COMPOSITION OF THE BOARD

For proper execution of the functions of the Board, the Road and Fuel Tolls Act Cap 220(Revised edition of 2006) establishes the composition of the Board. The Board is comprised of nine Members, four from the public sector and five from the private sector. The tenure of office of the Board member is 3 years renewable once. Currently the composition of the Board with respective pictures below list is as follows:

S/NO
Name
Representation

1

Mr. Joseph O. Haule

Chairperson

2

Eng. Joseph Nyamhanga

 The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Works, Transport and Communication

3

Eng. Musa I. Iyombe

The Permanent Secretary, President’s Office Regional Administration and Local Government

4

Mr. Doto M. James

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Finance and Planning

5

Mrs. Agnes S. Namuhisa

Representative from Tanzania Confederation of Co-operatives

6

Eng. Ven Ndyamkama

A Director from Ministry of Works, Transport and Communication

7

Eng. Peter D. Chisawillo

Representative from Tanzania Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture

8

Mr. Fulgence Bube

Representative from Tanzania Truck Owners Association

9

Mr. Leopold B. Kabendera

Representative from Tanzania Association of Tour Operators

 

Board Members

Mr. Leopold B. Kabendera
Member - Representative from Tanzania Association of Tour Operators
Eng. Ven Ndyamkama
Member - Director from Ministry of Works, Transport and Communication
Eng. Peter D. Chisawillo
Member - Tanzania Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture
Eng. Joseph Nyamhanga
Member - The Permanent Secretary, MoWTC
Mr. Joseph O.Haule
Board Chairman
Mr. Fulgence Bube
Member - Representative from Tanzania Truck Owners Association