P. Harrison Community Development Foundation (Incorporation) Act

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Incorporation of P. Harrison Community Development Foundation.

3. General objects of the Corporation.

4. Corporation to ensure no conflict with work of Ministry or Department of the Central Government or Province.

5. Management of the affairs of the Corporation.

6. Powers of the corporation.

7. Rules of the Corporation.

8. Register of members.

9. Fund of the Corporation.

10. Accounts and auditing.

11. Annual Report.

12. Debts due by and payable to the Foundation.

13. Corporation may hold property movable and immovable.

14. Application of moneys and property.

15. Seal of the Corporation.

16. Property remaining on dissolution.

17. Saving of the rights of the Republic.

18. Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency.

44 of 2014.

AN ACT to incorporate the P. Harrison Community Development Foundation.

[Date of Commencement: 24th November, 2014]

1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the P. Harrison Community Development Foundation (Incorporation) Act.

2. Incorporation of P. Harrison Community Development Foundation.

(1) From and after the date of commencement of this Act, such and so many persons as now are members of the P. Harrison Community Development 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 “P. Harrison Community Development 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.

(2) The Corporation shall be deemed to be a voluntary social service organization within the meaning, and for the purpose of the voluntary Social Services organizations (Registration and Supervision) Act, No. 31 of 1980 and the provisions of that Act shall apply to and in relation to the management of the affairs of the Coporation.

3. General objects of the Corporation.

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

(a)  to take necessary steps to make awareness of social values among people;

(b)  to promote mutual understanding and co-operation among ethnic groups; and

(c)  to provide grants, scholarships, gifts, donations and financial assistance for the benefit of needy youth.

(2) in the implementation of the objects specified in subsection (1) the Corporation shall ensure that such implementation shall be carried out without any distinction based on race, religion, language, caste, sex, political opinion, place of birth or any of such grounds.

4. Corporation to ensure no conflict with work of Ministry or Department of the  Government or Province.

The objects of the Corporation shall be carried out in such manner so as not to create any conflict between the work of the Corporation and any work being carried out simultaneously by any Ministry or Department of the Government or of any provincial Council.

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