NUGAWELA MALAGAMMANA RAJAMAHA VIHARA SANWARDHANA SABHAWA (INCORPORATION) ACT

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Incorporation of the Nugawela Malagammana Rajamaha Vihara Sanwardhana Sabhawa.

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. Fund of the Corporation.

8. Debts due by and payable to the Sabhawa.

9. Corporation may hold property movable or immovable.

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

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

12. Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency.

SCHEDULE

56 of 1992.

AN ACT to incorporate the Nugawela Malagammana Rajamaha Vihara Sanwardhana Sabhawa.

[Date of Commencement: 13th November, 1992]

1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the Nugawela Malagamma Rajamaha Vihara Sanwardhana Sabhawa (Incorporation) Act.

2. Incorporation of the Nugawela Malagam Rajamaha Vihara Sanwardhana Sabhawa.

From and after the date of commencement of this Act, such and so many persons as now are members of the Nugawela Malagammana Rajamaha Vihara Sanwardhana Sabhawa (herein after referred to as the "Sabhawa”) or shall hereafter be admitted members of the Corporation hereby constituted, shall be a body corporate (here in after referred to as the "Corporation”), with perpetual succession, under the name and style of the "Nugawela Malagammana Rajamaha Vihara Sanwardhana Sabhawa” 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 established are hereby declared to be—

(a) to construct and maintain buildings required for the Nugawela Malagammana Rajamaha Viharaya;

(b) to promote the religious education of the Buddhist laity;

(c) to provide the resident Bhikkus of the Nugawela Malagammana Rajamaha Viharaya, with educational facilities and to help them in meeting their daily needs;

(d) to promote cultural activities including ancient forms of art in the villages and the areas in and around the Rajamaha Viharaya;

(e) to preserve ancient buildings and paintings, in collaboration with the Archaeological Department and the Ministry of Cultural Affairs;

(f) to organise the annual Perahera of the Rajamaha Viharaya in collaboration with the four Dewalayas;

(g) to establish, equip and maintain a pre-school and a library;

(h) to establish and maintain a department for oriental languages;

(i) to establish and maintain a department for international languages such as English and French;

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