ANURADHAPURA SRI PUSHPADANA DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION (INCORPORATION) ACT

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Incorporation of the Anuradhapura Sri Pushpadana Development Foundation.

3. General objects of the Corporation.

4. Powers of the Corporation.

5. Management of the affairs of the Corporation.

6. Register of members.

7. Cancellation of membership.

8. Rules of the Corporation.

9. Fund of the Corporation.

10. Debts due by and payable to the Foundation.

11. Accounts and Audit.

12. Corporation may hold property movable and immovable.

13. Seal of the Corporation.

14. Property remaining on dissolution.

15. Saving of the right of the Republic and other.

16. Sinhala text to prevail in case of any inconsistency.

34 of 2011.

AN ACT to incorporate the Anuradhapura Sri Pushpadana Development Foundation

[Date of Commencement: 22nd August, 2011]

1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the Anuradhapura Sri Pushpadana Development Foundation (Incorporation) Act.

2. Incorporation of the Anuradhapura Sri Pushpadana Development Foundation.

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

3. General objects of the Corporation.

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

(a) to safeguard the Buddhist cultural heritage within the sacred area in Anuradhapura;

(b) to make arrangements for free distribution of flowers among the Buddhist devotees who arrive in to the sacred area in Anuradhapura;

(c) to offer "dana” (mid day meal) and "gilanpasa” (evening meal) to the visiting Bhikku (Monks), Upasaka, Upasika, paupers and travelers on each and every full moon day;

(d) to make arrangements for conducting Seela and Meditation classes and Dhamma sermon for Buddhist devotees in the sacred area in Anuradhapura;

(e) to make arrangements for the protection of the personal belongings of pilgrims on special festive occasions and to provide them with other necessary facilities;

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