The National Construction Authority (NCA) is a state corporation established by an act of parliament: The National Construction Authority Act No.41 of 2011 and was enacted in December 2011. The National Construction Authority Act No. 41 of 2011 establishes the Authority. The role of the Authority is enshrined in the functions and powers accorded to it through the National Construction Act. The Authority has an overall responsibility to oversee, the construction industry and coordinate its development. The Authority is currently placed under the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure. The Act provides the Authority with a mandate to oversee and coordinate the construction industry through various initiatives such as trainings and capacity building, quality assurance, the dissemination of research among other things.