SIVMUNI SE VEHERA BUDDHIST FOUNDATION (INCORPORATION) ACT

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Incorporation of the Sivmuni Se Vehera Buddhist Foundation.

3. General objects of the Corporation.

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

43 of 2014.

AN ACT to incorporate the Sivmuni Se Vehera Buddhist Foundation.

[Date of Commencement: 24th November, 2014]

1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the Sivmuni Se Vehera Buddhist Foundation (Incorporation) Act.

2. Incorporation of the Sivmuni Se Vehera Buddhist Foundation.

(1) From and after the date of commencement of this Act, such and so many persons as now are members of the “Sivmuni Se Vehera Buddhist 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 “Sivmuni Se Vehera Buddhist 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 Corporation.

3. General objects of the Corporation.

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

(a) to maintain the religous activities of the Sivmuni Se Vehera Buddhist Centre situated at Navagampura, Ampara;

(b) to shape up the adherents of the Buddhism to ensure righteous and religious society;

(c) to assist the relevant authorities with the consent of such authorities to—

(i) protect sacred places and historical monuments related to Buddhism; and

(ii) educate the adherents of the Buddhism to conserve natural resources.

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.

5. Management of the affairs of the Corporation.

(1) Subject to the provisions of this Act, the management and administration of the affairs of the Corporation shall be carried out by an Executive Committee (hereinafter referred to as the “Committee”) consisting of such number of office bearers as may be specified by the rules made under section 7.

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