(DR) MALANI FONSEKA FOUNDATION
(INCORPORATION) ACT

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Incorporation of the (Dr) Malani Fonseka Foundation.

3. The general objects of the Corporation.

4. Powers of the Corporation.

5. Management of the affairs of the Corporation.

6. Rules of the Corporation.

7. Fund of the Corporation.

8. Accounts and Auditing.

9. Debts due by and payable to the Foundation.

10. Corporation may hold property movable and immovable.

11. Limitation of liabilities of members.

12. Corporation to be a non-profit organization.

13. Property remaining on dissolution.

14. Seal of the Corporation.

15. Saving of the Rights of the Republic and others.

16. Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency.

18 of 2012.

AN ACT to incorporate the (Dr) Malani Fonseka Foundation.

[Date of Commencement: 06th August, 2012]

1. Short title.

This Act may by cited as the (Dr) Malani Fonseka Foundation (Incorporation) Act.

2. Incorporation of the (Dr) Malani Fonseka Foundation.

From and after the date of commencement of this Act, such and so many persons as now are members of the "(Dr) Malani Fonseka Foundation” (hereinafter referred to as the "Foundation”) or shall hereafter be admitted as members of the Corporation hereby constituted, shall be a body corporate with perpetual succession, under the name and style of the "(Dr) Malani Fonseka Foundation” (hereinafter referred to as "the Corporation”), and by that name may sue and be sued with full power and authority to have, and use a common seal and to alter the same at its pleasure.

3. The general objects of the Corporation.

(1) The general objects for which the Corporation is constituted are hereby declared to be—

(a) to foster and preserve aesthetic, performance and traditional arts and crafts of Sri Lanka and to promote such arts and crafts both nationally and internationally;

(b) to formulate and implement suitable projects to improve the social, academic and economic standards of the Sri Lankan Artists and those who are involved in the promotion of Sri Lankan arts and crafts;

(c) to formulate and implement suitable projects for the welfare of senior citizens, women and children of Sri Lanka;

(d) to grant scholarships and bursaries to needy and deserving students of Sri Lanka particularly to facilitate them to engage in higher education;

(e) to formulate and implement appropriate programmes to teach Tamil language to Sinhala students and Sinhala language to Tamil students;

(f) to formulate and implement appropriate programmes to improve the English language skills of the Sri Lankan students;

(g) to establish and maintain Information Technology Centers particularly in the rural and under developed areas with a view to improving computer literacy of rural students;

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