NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR MENTAL HEALTH ‘SAHANAYA' (INCORPORATION) ACT

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Incorporation of the National Council for Mental Health ‘Sahanaya'.

3. General objects of the Corporation.

4. General powers of the Corporation.

5. Management of the affairs of the Corporation.

6. Board of Trustees.

7. Rules of the Corporation.

8. Debts due by and payable to the Council.

9. Corporation may hold property movable and immovable.

10. How the seal of the Corporation is be affixed.

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

11 of 1986.

AN ACT to incorporate the National Council for Mental Health ‘Sahanaya'.

[Date of Commencement: 22nd April, 1986]

1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the National Council for Mental Health ‘Sahanaya' (Incorporation) Act.

2. Incorporation of the National Council for Mental Health ‘Sahanaya'.

From and after the date of commencement of this Act, such and so many persons as now are members of the National Council for the Welfare of the Mentally Disturbed (hereinafter referred to as "the Council”), or shall hereafter be admitted members of the Corporation hereby constituted, shall be and become a body corporate (hereinafter referred to as "the Corporation”) with perpetual succession under the style and name of the National Council for Mental Health ‘Sahanaya', 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 alter the same at their pleasure.

3. General objects of the Corporation.

The general objects of the Corporation shall be to promote ways and means of social rehabilitation of persons who have suffered mental illness, by means of—

(a) establishing and maintaining institutions such as Day Care Centers and Homes under the guidance of professionally qualified persons;

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