5. (1) There shall be an Authority which shall be responsible for -

(a) the regulation and control of all activities carried on in a zone;

(b) the promotion and development of international trade zones and of activities carried on in these zones;

(c) where the Authority is the owner or has the management of a zone, the provision of infrastructural, storage and ancillary facilities to persons carrying on business in the zone.

(2) The Authority shall, for the purposes of this Act, be -

(a) a person designated by the Minister by notice published in the Gazette; or

(b) a body corporate constituted under subsection (3).

(3) The Minister may, by Order published in the Gazette, constitute an Authority which shall be a body corporate consisting of such number of persons as may be specified in the Order.

(4) An order made under subsection (3) may provide for the name, registered address, meetings, finance, staff, administration, management and any other matter necessary for carrying out the functions of the Authority.

(5) Where under subsection (2)(a) the Minister designates an individual as the Authority, the Minister shall, where the Authority does not have t he necessary staff, office accommodation and other matter necessary for carrying out the functions of the Authority, so provide the Authority.