Volume IV
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Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Incorporation of the Jeyaraj Fernandopulle Foundation.

3. General objects of the Corporation.

4. Management of the affairs of the Corporation.

5. General powers of the Corporation.

6. Rules of the Corporation.

7. Debts due by and payable to the foundation.

8. Fund of the Corporation.

9. Corporation may hold property movable and immovable.

10. Limitation of liabilities of members.

11. Property remaining after dissolution.

12. Auditing and accounts of the Corporation.

13. Seal of the Corporation.

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

15. Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency.

34 of 2007.

AN ACT to incorporate the Jeyaraj Fernandopulle Foundation.

[Date of Commencement: 23rd August, 2007]

1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the Jeyaraj Fernandopulle Foundation (Incorporation) Act.

2. Incorporation of the Jeyaraj Fernandopulle Foundation.

From and after the date of commencement of this Act, such and so many persons as now are members of the "Jeyaraj Fernandopulle Foundation” (hereinafter referred to as the "Foundation”) or shall hereafter be admitted as members of the Corporation hereby constituted, shall be a body corporate with perpetual succession, under the name and style of the "Jeyaraj Fernandopulle Foundation” (hereinafter referred to as the "Corporation”) 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 give assistance, prizes and scholarships to needy school children to enable them to continue their education, encourage them to attend school regularly, assist them in their educational, cultural and scientific activities and to establish permanent and mobile libraries;

(b) to organise seminars, workshops, lecturers, exhibitions, competitive tests and educational tours with a view to promoting the educational activities of school children and to hold competitions and training camps in order to improve their sports skills and artistic skills and to take steps, including the award of prizes and certificates and giving assistance for local or foreign tours to talented children;

(c) to offer prizes and organise workshops and seminars, and provide loan schemes and other assistance to school principals and teachers, in order to appreciate and encourage their services and to improve their professional knowledge;

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