JAMA'ATH ANSARIS SUNNATHIL MOHAMMADIYYA OF SRI LANKA (INCORPORATION) ACT

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Incorporation of Jama'ath Ansaris Sunnathil Mohammadiyya of Sri Lanka.

3. General objects of the Corporation.

4. Powers of the Corporation.

5. Funds of the Corporation.

6. Corporation may hold property movable or immovable.

7. Management of the affairs of the Corporation.

8. Corporation to be a nonprofit making organisation.

9. Debts due to and payable to the Corporation.

10. Accounts and audit of the Corporation.

11. Rules of the Corporation.

12. Seal of the Corporation.

13. Property remaining on dissolution.

14. Saving of the rights of the Republic and others.

15. Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency.

59 of 2009.

AN ACT to Incorporate the Jama'ath Ansaris Sunnathil Mohammadiyya of Sri Lanka.

[Date of Commencement: 21st October, 2009]

1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the Jama'ath Ansaris Sunnathil Mohamadiyya of Sri Lanka (Incorporation) Act.

2. Incorporation of Jama'ath Ansaris Sunnathil Mohammadiyya of Sri Lanka.

From and after the date of commencement of this Act, such and so many persons as now are members of the Jama'ath Ansaris Sunnathil Mohammadiyya of Sri Lanka (hereinafter referred to as the "Association”) or such persons as shall hereafter be admitted as 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 the "Jama'ath Ansaris Sunnathil Mohammadiyya of Sri Lanka” and by that name may sue and be sued, with full power and authority to have and to 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 teach the Islamic religion based on the teachings of Quran and Prophet Mohamed's (SAW) Sunnah;

(b) to prepare and guide Muslims to lead and conduct themselves according to Islamic percepts;

(c) to equip Muslims with the knowledge and skill to spread the message of Islam and to involve in religious activities;

(d) to encourage the learning of Arabic Language and to conduct courses of studies and provide all assistance to the students in this regard including establishing and maintaining Arabic Colleges and Madrasas in all Districts;

(e) to establish, maintain, administer and develop branch organisations in all Districts;

(f) to print, publish and distribute Books, Magazines, Journals, periodicals, Pamphlets, Newspapers and produce audio, video and compact discs, multimedia devices in English, Sinhala, Tamil and Arabic Languages.

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