SOCIETY OF STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS OF SRI LANKA (INCORPORATION) ACT

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Incorporation of Society of Structural Engineers of Sri Lanka.

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. Use of titles.

8. Funds of the Corporation.

9. Corporation may hold property movable or immovable.

10. Limitation of liability of members.

11. Debts due by and payable to the Society.

12. Property remaining on dissolution of the Corporation.

13. Expenses incurred by any person to be paid by the Corporation.

14. Audits of accounts.

15. Seal of the Corporation.

16. Disciplinary committees.

17. Saving of the rights of the State and others.

18. Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency.

40 of 2009.

AN ACT to incorporate the Society of Structural Engineers of Sri Lanka.

[Date of Commencement: 24th July, 2009]

1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the Society of Structural Engineers of Sri Lanka (Incorporation) Act.

2. Incorporation of Society of Structural Engineers of Sri Lanka.

From and after date of commencement of this Act, such and so many persons as now are members of the Society of Structural Engineers of Sri Lanka (hereinafter referred to as the "Society”) 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 "Society of Structural Engineers of Sri Lanka”, and by that name may sue and be sued and have 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.

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

(a) to promote and advance the science and practice of Structural Engineering in specified areas such as buildings, bridges, towers, foundations and stadiums;

(b) to organise and arrange seminars, lectures, exhibitions, symposium and discussions in relation to Structural Engineering;

(c) to maintain libraries and publishing of papers and books about Structural Engineering;

(d) to encourage research with a view to promoting professional knowledge of Structural Engineering;

(e) to formulate appropriate standards for qualifications of membership of Structural Engineers and to conduct examinations and interviews and to grant certificates in relation to Structural Engineering;

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