MAITREYA BUDDHA DHARMADUTHA FOUNDATION ACT

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Incorporation of the Maitreya Buddha Dharmadutha Foundation.

3. General objects of the Corporation.

4. General powers of the Corporation.

5. Management of the Affairs of the Corporation.

6. Rules of the Corporation.

7. Accounts of the Corporation.

8. Corporation to be non-profit making body.

9. Funds of the Corporation.

10. Debts due to and payable to the Corporation.

11. Corporation may hold property movable or immovable.

12. Seal of the Corporation.

13. Savings of the rights of the Republic and others.

14. Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency.

39 of 1999.

AN ACT to incorporate the Maitreya Buddha Dharmadutha Foundation.

[Date of Commencement: 30th November, 1999]

1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the Maitreya Buddha Dharmadutha Foundation (Incorporation) Act.

2. Incorporation of the Maitreya Buddha Dharmadutha Foundation.

From and after the date of commencement of this Act, such and so many persons as now are members of the Maitreya Buddha Dharmadutha Foundation (hereinafter referred to as Maitreya the "Foundation”), and such other persons as 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 the "Maitreya Buddha Dharmadutha Foundation” 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 arc hereby declared to be—

(a) to promote and foster the spiritual and cultural practices and teachings of Buddha in Sri Lanka in general;

(b) to propagate Buddha Dhamma by holding worship services and to transmit the Maitreyan Tri-ratna by performing the relevant rituals;

(c) to uplift and improve the socio-economic conditions of the people of Sri Lanka and help them attain a higher life by propagating Buddha Dharma;

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