METHSITH DHARMADUTHA FOUNDATION (Incorporation) Act

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Incorporation of the Methsith Dharmadutha Foundation.

3. General objects of the Corporation.

4. General power of the Corporation.

5. Management of affairs of the Corporation.

6. Rules of the Corporation.

7. Accounts of the Corporation.

8. Corporation to be non-profit making body.

9. Fund of the Corporation.

10. Debt due by and payable to the Corporation.

11. Corporation may hold property movable and immovable.

12. Seal of the Corporation.

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

14. Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency.

22 of 2008.

AN ACT incorporation the Methsith Dharmadutha Foundation.

[Date of Commencement: 28th March. 2008]

1. Short title.

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

2. Incorporation of the Methsith Dharmadutha Foundation.

From and after the date of commencement of this Act, such and so many persons as presently are members of the Methsith Dharmadutha Foundation (hereinafter referred to as the "Foundation”) or shall hereafter be admitted members of the Corporation hereby constituted shall be a body corporate, with perpetual succession under the name and style of the Methsith Dharmadutha 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.

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

(a) to promote and foster the spiritual and cultural practices and teaching of Buddha within the Sri Lankan Buddhists;

(b) to practicing Buddha Dharma by holding worship services and to transmit the Malureyan Triratna by performing the relevant ritual for Buddhists;

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