(1) The functions of the board of a TAFE institute are—
(a) to oversee and govern the institute efficiently and effectively; and
(b) to develop and implement—
(i) strategic plans and statements of corporate intent in accordance with the requirements of this Act; and
(ii) operational business plans for the institute; and
(c) to ensure that the institute operates in accordance with its strategic plan and its statement of corporate intent; and
(d) to provide for the proper, efficient and effective performance by the institute of its functions and powers; and
(e) to determine policies relating to employment of institute staff; and
(f) to develop and issue directions for the administration and management of the institute that must be complied with by the chief executive officer and staff employed by the institute; and
(g) to give proper direction to, and exercise proper control over, the chief executive officer and other staff employed by the institute and to monitor that they are carrying out their functions in a fit and proper manner; and
(h) to advise and report on the activities of the institute to the Minister; and
(i) to perform any other function conferred on the board by or under this Act or any Order in Council or Ministerial Order made under section 3.1.11.
(2) The board of a TAFE institute may perform any function referred to in subsection (1) within and outside Victoria and outside Australia.