BAMBALAPITIYA FLATS BUDDHIST SOCIETY (INCORPORATION) ACT

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Incorporation of the Bambalapitiya Flats Buddhist Society.

3. General objects of the Corporation.

4. Management of the affairs of the Corporation.

5. Register of membership.

6. Powers of the Corporation.

7. Rules of the Corporation.

8. Funds of the Corporation.

9. Accounts and Audit.

10. Debts due by and payable to the Society.

11. Corporation may hold property movable and immovable.

12. Property remaining on dissolution.

13. Seal of the Corporation.

14. Limitation of liability.

15. Savings of the rights of the Republic and others.

16. Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency.

4 of 2008.

AN ACT to incorporate the Bambalapitiya Flats Buddhist Society.

[Date of Commencement: 28th January, 2008]

1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the Bambalapitiya Flats Buddhist Society (Incorporation) Act.

2. Incorporation of the Bambalapitiya Flats Buddhist Society.

From and after the date of commencement of this Act, such and so many persons as now are members of the Bambalapitiya Flats Buddhist Society (hereinafter referred to as "the Buddhist Society”) or shall hereafter be admitted as members of the Corporation hereby constituted, shall be and become a body Corporate (hereinafter referred to as the "Corporation”) with perpetual succession under the name and style of the Bambalapitiya Flats Buddhist Society, 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 promote and protect the Buddhism and Buddhist rituals, practices and traditions of the Buddhists residing in and around the Bambalapitiya Flats;

(b) to sponsor and promote the study of, and research into, all aspects of Buddhism;

(c) to establish and maintain educational institutions to teach Buddhism and to inculcate in the people, the Buddha Dhamma and Buddhist values, and to encourage them to lead their lives in accordance with such Dhamma and Buddhist values;

(d) to establish and maintain Viharas, Monasteries, Shrines, Hermitages and other religious institutions and to promote, foster and preserve, Buddhist festivals, rites, rituals, practices and traditions;

(e) to provide educational facilities and related services to the Buddhist community residing in and around the Bambalapitiya Flats;

(f) to promote peace and foster religious, ethnic and racial harmony in the community;

(g) to provide social and welfare services and to establish and maintain centres and institutions for the welfare of the Buddhist community in the Bambaiapitiya National Plats;

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