REHABILITATION OF THE VISUALLY
HANDICAPPED TRUST FUND ACT

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Establishment for the Rehabilitation of the Visually Handicapped Trust Fund.

3. Board of Management the Fund.

4. Seal of the Fund.

5. The objects of the Fund.

6. Powers and functions of the Board.

7. Payments to the Fund.

8. Payments out of the Fund.

9. Accounts and audit.

10. Power of Board to make rules.

11. Protection of members of the Board.

12. No writ to issue against person or property of member of the Board.

13. Fund deemed to be a scheduled institution within the meaning of the Bribery Act.

14. Interpretation.

15. Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency.

9 of 1992.

AN ACT to provide for the establishment of a Trust Fund called Rehabilitation of the Visually Handicapped Trust Fund, to specify its objects, and powers and to provide for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

[Date of Commencement: 5th March, 1992]

1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the Rehabilitation of the Visually Handicapped Trust Fund Act.

2. Establishment for the Rehabilitation of the Visually Handicapped Trust Fund.

(1) There shall be established a Trust Fund which shall be called the Rehabilitation of the Visually Handicapped Trust Fund (hereinafter referred to as "the Fund”).

(2) The Fund shall, by the name assigned to it by
subsection (1), be a body corporate and shall have perpetual succession, and a common seal and may sue and be sued in such name.

3. Board of Management the Fund.

(1) The administration, management and control of the Fund shall be vested in a Board of Management constituted as hereinafter provided.

(2) The Board of Management of the Fund (hereinafter referred to as "the Board”) shall consist of—

(i) Secretary to the Ministry of the Minister in charge of the subject of Social Services and Social Welfare who shall be the Chairman of the Board (hereinafter referred to as "the Chairman”);

(ii) Venerable Galaboda Gnanissara Theory; who shall be a member of the Board during his lifetime;

(iii) the person for the time being holding the office of Director of Social Services to be; appointed by the Minister;

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