PINA ORGANISATION (INCORPORATION) ACT

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Incorporation of the Pina Organisation.

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 account.

9. Seal of the Corporation.

10. Debts due by and payable to the Organisation.

11. Limitation of liability of members.

12. Application of moneys 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.

25 of 2011.

AN Act to incorporate the Pina Organisation.

[Date of Commencement: 3rd May, 2011]

1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the Pina Organisation (Incorporation) Act.

2. Incorporation of the Pina Organisation.

From and after the date of commencement of this Act, such and so many persons as now are members of the "Pina Organisation” (hereinafter referred to as the "Organisation”) or shall hereafter be admitted as 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 "Pina Organisation” 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 donate modern hospital equipments to hospitals;

(b) to encourage and assist students faced with financial difficulties in pursuing higher education;

(c) to assist students of low income groups or students who have lost one or both parents, in pursuing higher education;

(d) to provide relief to the poor and destitute who require heart surgery, transplantation of kidney and cancer surgery and to provide assistance for treatments;

(e) to establish and maintain orphanages and homes for the aged and to establish social welfare centers in accordance with such written laws as are for the time being in force;

(f) to provide welfare facilities for the deaf, dumb and the blind and disabled persons and to establish welfare homes in accordance with such written laws as are for the time being in force;

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