CEYLON POLICE SAVING ASSOCIATION ordinance

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Interpretation.

3. Incorporation of the Ceylon Police Saving Association.

4. General objects.

5. Committee of management.

6. Power to make rules.

7. Alteration of rules.

8. Rules to bind members.

9. Vesting of property in corporation.

10. Debts of association.

11. Use of seal.

12. Power to hold property.

13. Receipt in discharge of mortgages.

14. Investment of funds.

15. Letters of administration when to be dispensed with.

16. Membership of minors.

17. Saving of the rights of the Crown.

4 of 1928.

AN ORDINANCE to incorporate the Ceylon Police Saving Association.

[Date of Commencement: 22nd April, 1928]

1. Short title.

This Ordinance may be cited as the Ceylon Police Saving Association Ordinance.

2. Interpretation.

In the interpretation of this Ordinance the following words and expressions shall have the following meanings unless such meanings be inconsistent with or repugnant to the subject or context—

"corporation” means the president, chairman, and members of the committee of management for the time being of the Ceylon Police Saving Association and the members for the time being of the Ceylon Police Saving Association constituted a corporation under the provisions of this Ordinance;

"rules” means the rules of the corporation made under this Ordinance and for the time being in force;

"member” means a person duly admitted as a member of the corporation in accordance with the provisions of this Ordinance and of the rules.

"United Kingdom” means the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

3. Incorporation of the Ceylon Police Saving Association.

From and after the passing of this Ordinance the President, Chairman, and members of the committee of management for the time being of the Ceylon Police Saving Association, and such and so many persons as are now members of the Ceylon Police Saving Association or as shall hereafter be admitted as members of the said association shall be and become a corporation with continuance for ever under the style and name of "The Ceylon Police Saving Association”, and by that name shall and may sue and be sued in all courts, with full power and authority to have and use a corporate seal and to change and alter the same at their pleasure.

4. General objects.

The general objects for which the corporation is constituted are hereby declared to be to promote thrift amongst the members of the Ceylon police force, members of the Ceylon Government clerical service while attached to or serving in the Police Department, the lecturers and instructors attached to or serving in the Police Training School, and members of the senior division of the Police Boys' Brigade, and to provide for payment of a capital sum to them or their nominees or legal representatives in accordance with the rules.

5. Committee of management.

(1) The affairs of the corporation shall, subject to the rules, be administered by a committee of management consisting of the president and not less than five other members to be elected respectively in accordance with any provisions in that behalf contained in this Ordinance or in the rules. In the event of any casual vacancy occurring in the committee of management it may be filled forthwith by the remaining members of the committee, and any person so appointed to fill a casual vacancy shall only hold office for so long as the person in whose place he was appointed would have held the same if no vacancy had occurred.

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