VICTOR ANTONY EDUCATIONAL, SOCIAL, ECONOMIC SERVICES AND CHARITY FOUNDATION (INCORPORATION) ACT

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title

2. Incorporation of the Victor Antony Educational, Social, Economic Services and Charity 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 and others.

18. Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency.

21 of 2014.

An Act to Incorporate the Victor Antony Educational, Social, Economic Services and Charity Foundation.

[Date of Commencement: 17th June, 2014]

1. Short title

This Act may be cited as the Victor Antony Educational, Social, Economic Services and Charity Foundation (Incorporation) Act.

2. Incorporation of the Victor Antony Educational, Social, Economic Services and Charity Foundation.

(1) From and after the date of commencement of this Act, such and so many persons as now are members of the “Victor Antony Educational, Social, Economic Services and Charity Foundation” (hereinafter referred to as the “Foundation”) and 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 “Victor Antony Educational, Social, Economic Services and Charity 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 Service 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.

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

(a) to provide medical aid and food to the poor, the destitute and the sick;

(b) to support and encourage senior citizens movements in order to enhance the services provided by them;

(c) to assist the development of religious places of all religions;

(d) to establish and maintain pre-school for the development of early childhood of needy children;

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

(i) in designing and implementing social mobilization programmes and educational and training programmes for the development of the children and women,

(ii) to conduct self-employment oriented vocational training programmes on different subjects including engineering, technology, carpentry, driving and computer technology for the benefit of the youth from the families of low income level, and

(iii) to organize and conduct extra classes, seminars, workshops, lectures, exhibitions and educational tours with the view of promoting education of needy school children;

(f) to make awareness among the employees of small and medium scale industries to organize and work towards their future advancement;

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