RAJAPAKSE MEMORIAL, EDUCATIONAL, CULTURAL AND SOCIAL SERVICES FOUNDATION (InCorporation) ACT

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Incorporation of the Rajapakse Memorial Educational, Cultural and Social Services Foundation.

3. General objects of the Corporation.

4. Management of the affairs of the Corporation.

5. Register of members.

6. Powers of the Corporation.

7. Rules of the Corporation.

8. Fund of the Corporation.

9. Accounts and Audit.

10. Debts due by and payable to the Foundation.

11. Corporation may hold property movable and immovable.

12. Seal of the Corporation.

13. Limitation of liability of members.

14. Property remaining on dissolution.

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

16. Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency.

SCHEDULE

23 of 1998.

AN ACT to incorporate the Rajapakse Memorial, Educational, Cultural and Social Services Foundation.

[Date of Commencement: 19th May, 1998]

1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the Rajapakse Memorial, Educational, Cultural and Social Services Foundation (Incorporation) Act.

2. Incorporation of the Rajapakse Memorial Educational, Cultural and Social Services Foundation.

From and after the date of commencement of this Act, such and so many persons as now are members of the Rajapakse Memorial, Educational, Cultural and Social Services Foundation (hereinafter referred to as "the foundation”) or shall hereafter be admitted 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 Rajapakse Memorial, Educational, Cultural and Social Services Foundation”, 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 its pleasure.

3. General objects of the Corporation.

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

(a) to undertake, the execution of road development and housing schemes, the construction and improvement of hospitals, Aesthetic Educational Centres, Mass Media Centres such as Radio and Television Centres and Educational Centres schools, community centres and such other activities with a view to developing towns and villages;

(b) to afford children in indigent circumstances an opportunity to prepare for, to enter upon, or to engage in, a trade, occupation or service and to provide them with clothing, instruction fees or such other facilities;

(c) to conduct the Sisura Educational Scholarship and to award grant and provide bursaries, scholarships, prizes, donations, financial aid and assistance in other forms, for the advancement, and promotion of knowledge, the furtherance of education, the establishment and maintenance of libraries and cultural centres;

(d) to help to preserve and disseminate the Buddhist philosophy and the Buddhist way of life;

(e) to establish and maintain friendly relations with other Buddhist organisations, in Sri Lanka and abroad;

(f) to conduct vocational training courses for youth in Sri Lanka;

(g) to train students in small industries and to assist them, financially or otherwise, to establish themselves as useful citizens;

(h) to promote education by establishing and maintaining pirivenas, schools and other educational institutions and by granting scholarships;

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