LESTER JAMES PERIES AND SUMITRA PERIES FOUNDATION (INCORPORATION) ACT

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Incorporation of Lester James Peries and Sumitra Peries 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. Fund of the Corporation.

8. Audit and Accounts.

9. Seal of the Corporation.

10. Debts due by and payable to the Foundation.

11. Limitation of liabilities of members.

12. Application of money and property.

13. Corporation may hold property movable and immovable.

14. Property remaining on dissolution.

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

16. Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency.

36 of 2011.

AN ACT to incorporate the Lester James Peries and Sumitra Peries Foundation.

[Date of Commencement: 23rd August, 2011]

1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the Lester James Peries and Sumitra Peries Foundation (Incorporation) Act.

2. Incorporation of Lester James Peries and Sumitra Peries Foundation.

From and after the date of commencement of this Act, such and so many persons as now are members of the "Lester James Peries and Sumitra Peries Foundation” (hereinafter referred to as the ”Foundation”) and 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 "Lester James Peries and Sumitra Peries Foundation” (hereinafter referred to as the ”Corporation”) 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 pleasure.

3. General objects of the Corporation.

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

(a) to provide assistance for developing, promoting and sustaining the Sri Lankan cinema and the personalities associated with it;

(b) to promote and foster cinema and related arts and crafts for children and young adults;

(c) to promote, improve, develop, provide financial assistance, and maintain academic, scientific, cultural, literary, artistic and physical abilities and aptitudes;

(d) to promote, propagate and foster humanitarian ideals, democratic and pluralistic values, good citizenship, patriotic concepts and beliefs;

(e) to improve, develop, create, foster and maintain talents and abilities in entrepreneurship, research and training in business, technology and management and concept of income-generation and self employment ventures and enterprises;

(f) to establish, improve, encourage, develop and maintain research and research facilities in scientific, cultural, educational, economic and all other aspects of human development;

(g) to advise and assist the Government, Non-Governmental organisations and individuals on matters required to be done in furtherance of the objects of the Corporation;

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