PUBLIC SERVICE MUTUAL PROVIDENT ASSOCIATION ORDINANCE

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Public Service Mutual Provident Association incorporated.

3. General objects.

4. Committee of Management.

5. Powers of Committee.

6. President.

7. Joint Secretary and Treasurer.

8. Duties of Joint Secretary and Treasurer.

9. Committee meetings.

10. Quorum, President to have a casting vote.

11. Vacancies how filled.

12. Register.

13. Books of account.

14. Remuneration to member or members of committee.

15. Benefits to employees.

16. Rules.

17. General meeting.

18. Business of Annual General Meeting.

19. Who shall preside at General Meetings.

20. Security from officers, agents and servants.

21. Mode in which rule or order once made maybe subsequently altered, amended, or cancelled.

22. Property vested in Corporation.

23. Funds of the Corporation how operated on.

24. Power to invest surplus funds and to obtain bank loans.

25. Appointment of officers, agents.

26. Seal of Corporation how affixed.

27. Corporation may hold property, movable and immovable.

28. Corporation may demise lands on lease.

29. Corporation may not sell, exchange, or mortgage lands without leave of court.

30. Doubt or ambiguity how decided.

31. Saving of rights of the Republic and of certain others rights.

5 of 1891,

19 of 1894,

5 of 1926,

5 of 1938,

36 of 1942,

6 of 1943,

54 of 1973,

2 of 1978,

19 of 1949,

13 of 1953,

15 of 1966,

18 of 1983,

9 of 1986,

35 of 1991,

13 of 1996.

AN ORDINANCE to incorporate the Public Service Mutual Provident Association.

[Date of Commencement: 4th October, 1891]

1. Short title.

This Ordinance may be cited as the Public Service Mutual Provident Association Ordinance.

2. Public Service Mutual Provident Association incorporated.

From and after the passing of this Ordinance, such public officers as the Secretary to the Treasury may be pleased to nominate and appoint under section 4(1)(a) and (6), and such and so many persons as now are members of the said association, or shall hereafter be admitted members of the Corporation hereby constituted, whose names shall be inscribed in the register mentioned in section 12, shall be and become a Corporation with continuance forever under the name of "The Public Service Mutual Provident Association” (hereinafter referred to as the Corporation), and by that name shall and may sue and be sued in all courts, and shall have full power and authority to have and to use a common seal, and change and alter the same at their will and pleasure.

3. General objects.

The general objects for which the Corporation is constituted are hereby declared to be to promote thrift, to give relief to the members in times of sickness or distress, to aid them when in pecuniary difficulties, to provide them benefits on retirement, and to make provision for their spouses, legitimate children, children in respect of whom adoption orders have been made by virtue of the Adoption of Children Ordinance and the legitimate issue of any such legitimate or adopted child, fathers, mothers, brothers, sisters, nephews and nieces.

[S 3 subs by s 2 of Act 35 of 1991.]

4. Committee of management.

(1) The affairs of the Corporation shall, subject Corporation to the rules of management consisting of—

(a) such public officer stationed within the administrative limits of the municipality of Colombo, being a member of the association and not below the status of an officer whose name appears in the Sri Lanka Civil List1 as the Secretary to the Treasury may be pleased to appoint to be President;

[S 4(1)(a) subs by s 3 of Law 54 of 1973.]

(b) such two public officers, stationed within the administrative limits of the municipality of Colombo, being members of the association and not below the status of officers whose names appear in the Sri Lanka Civil List1 as the Secretary to the Treasury may nominate; and

[S 4(1)(b) subs by s 3 of Law 54 of 1973.]

(c) eleven members of the Corporation to be elected once a year at the Annual General Meeting, subject to the condition that no such member shall hold office for a period of more than three years in succession and that if in service, they should be officers stationed within the administrative limits of the Municipality of Colombo or the administrative limits of the Urban Council of Sri Jayawardenapura, kotte.

For the purpose of this paragraph, the period of three years shall be deemed to commence on the date of the Annual General Meeting at which the member is first elected to the committee of management and end on the date of the Annual General Meeting held in the third year following the date on which the member was first elected.

[S 4(1)(c) subs by s 2 of Act 13 of 1996.]

(2) The members of the committee of management nominated by the Secretary to the Treasury under subsection (1)(b) shall be designated as nominated members.

(3) Such nominated members shall receive such remuneration from the funds of the Corporation as the Secretary to the Treasury may from time to time direct.

[S 4(3) ins by s 2 of Act 9 of 1986; Proviso rep by s 3 of Act 35 of 1991.]

(4) A member of the committee of management who absents himself from more than three consecutive meetings of such committee without a reason which is satisfactory to the members of such committee shall be deemed to have vacated office as a member of such committee.

[S 4(3) renumbered as s 4(4) by s 2 of Act 9 of 1986.]

5. Powers of committee.

The committee of management shall, subject to the provisions of this Ordinance and of any rules made under section 16, have full power and authority generally to govern, direct, and decide all matters whatsoever connected with the appointment of officers, agents, and servants, and with the administration of the affairs of the Corporation and the accomplishment of the objects thereof:

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