Volume IV
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Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Incorporation of the Karuna Samadhi Organisation.

3. General objects of the Corporation.

4. Management of the affairs of the Corporation.

5. Powers of the Corporation to acquire property, invest funds and raise loans and etc.

6. Rules of the Corporation.

7. Fund of the Corporation.

8. Accounts and audits.

9. Meetings of the Corporation.

11. Seal of the Corporation.

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

13. Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency.

61 of 2009.

AN ACT to incorporate the Karuna Samadhi Organisation.

[Date of Commencement: 26th October, 2009]

1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the Karuna Samadhi Organisation (Incorporation) Act.

2. Incorporation of the Karuna Samadhi Organisation.

From and after the date of commencement of this Act, such and so many persons as now are members of the "Karuna Samadhi Organisation” (hereinafter referred to as the "Organisation”) or 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 "Karuna Samadhi Organisation” and by that name may sue and be sued, with full power and authority to have and use a common seal and to alter the same at its discretion.

3. General objects of the Corporation.

(1) The general objects for which the Corporation is constituted are hereby declared to be—

(a) to assist in the promotion of spiritual and economic development of the families of Sri Lankan citizens who are facing economic difficulties;

(b) to offer scholarships with monthly financial assistance for the education of deserving students who are facing economic difficulties;

(c) to provide medicine, foods and other necessities to hospitalised patients who are facing economic difficulties, to provide nutritious food and clothing to pregnant mothers and children, and to provide medical equipments and other instruments to hospitals;

(d) to assist disabled persons and their families;

(e) to conduct educational courses, vocational trainings and workshops for youths and provide counseling services to assist them to achieve personal and financial security;

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