HIDHAYATHUL ISLAM ASSOCIATION
(INCORPORATION) ACT

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Incorporation of the Association.

3. General objects of the Corporation.

4. Committee of Management.

5. Board of trustees.

6. Powers and functions of the Corporation.

7. Rules of the Corporation.

8. Debts due by and payable to the Association.

9. Corporation may hold property movable or immovable.

10. How the seal of the Corporation is to be affixed.

11. Savings of the rights of the Republic or others.

12. Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency.

40 of 1992.

AN ACT to incorporate the Hidhayatul Islam Association.

[Date of Commencement: 17th August, 1992]

1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the Hidhayathul Islam Association (Incorporation) Act.

2. Incorporation of the Association.

From and after the date of commencement of this Act, the persons who are the present members of the Hidhayathul Islam Association (hereinafter referred to as "the Association”), 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 "Hidhayathul Islam Association” and by that name may sue and be sued in all courts with full power and authority to have and use a common seal and to 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 conduct free Quaranic and religious classes in the form of Madras for the needy and orphan children and to distribute religious or school books to deserving children;

(b) to foster the spirit of unity, and to promote goodwill and friendship, among Muslims;

(c) to organise lectures for the public on religious Islamic subjects;

(d) to work for the religious and educational upliftment and for the social and economic welfare of Muslims;

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