SAMAJA SAHANA PADANAMA (INCORPORATION) ACt

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Incorporation of the Samaja Sahana Padanama.

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. Seal of the Corporation.

8. Debts due by and payable to the Foundation.

9. Funds of the Corporation.

10. Accounts and audit.

11. Property remaining on dissolution.

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

13. Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency.

64 of 2009.

AN ACT to incorporate the Samaja Sahana Padanama.

[Date of Commencement: 12th November, 2009]

1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the Samaja Sahana Padanama (Incorporation) Act.

2. Incorporation of the Samaja Sahana Padanama.

From and after the date of commencement of this Act, such and so many persons as presently are members of the "Samaja Sahana Padanama” (hereinafter referred to as the "Foundation”) 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 "Samaja Sahana Padanama” 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 assist individuals, families and communities in disadvantaged circumstances;

(b) to assist families of workers, farmers and such other persons who have become indigent due to loss of employment, illness, disability, death or other cause;

(c) to advise and assist workers who have voluntarily resigned, retired or returned from foreign employment with regard to the management of their savings or in the establishment of small or medium scale enterprises;

(d) to provide counseling and assistance to families of foreign employed workers to promote the well-being of such families;

(e) to assist workers who have lost employment due to closure of enterprises, retrenchment, redundancy or other cause to engage in self-employment or secure alternate employment;

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