SRI LANKA INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED TECHNOLOGICAL EDUCATION ACT

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

PART I

ESTABLISHMENT OF THE SRI LANKA INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED TECHNological EDUCATION

2. Establishment of the Sri Lanka Institute of Advanced Technological Education.

3. Objects of the Institute.

4. Powers of the Institute

5. Academic powers of the Institute.

6. Administration of the institute vested in Governing Council.

7. Constitution of the Council.

8. Seal of the Institute.

9. Meetings of the Council.

10. The Academic Syndicate.

11. Power of the Syndicate.

PART II

APPOINTMENT OF THE DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF THE INSTITUTE AND STAFF OF THE INSTITUTE

12. Appointment of the Director-General of the Institute.

13. Officers and servants of the Institute.

14. Service to the institute deemed to be service to the Government for the purposes of certain contracts.

15. Appointment of the officers to the staff of the Institute.

PART III

FINANCE

16. Initial capital of the Institute.

17. Fund of the Institute.

18. Financial year of the Institute.

19. Audit of accounts.

PART IV

ESTABLISHMENT OF ADVANCED TECHNological INSTITUTES

20. Establishment of an Advanced Technological Institute.

21. Power of the Advanced Technological Institute.

22. Officers of the Advanced Technological Institute.

PART V

GENERAL

23. Certain provisions of Universities Act, No. 16 of 1978 not to apply.

24. The Institute deemed to be a scheduled institution within the meaning of the Bribery Act.

25. Members and employees of the Institute deemed to be public servants.

26. Protection of action taken under this Act.

27. Regulations.

28. Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency.

29 of 1995,

25 of 2006.

AN ACT to provide for the, establishment of the Sri Lanka Institute of Advanced Technological Education; and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

[Am by s 2 of Act 25 of 2006.]

[Date of Commencement: 1st December, 1995]

1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the Sri Lanka Institute of Advanced Technological Education Act.

[S 1 am by s 3 of Act 25 of 2006.]

PART I

ESTABLISHMENT OF THE SRI LANKA INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED TECHNological EDUCATION

2. Establishment of the Sri Lanka Institute of Advanced Technological Education.

(1) There shall be established an Institute which shall be called the Sri Lanka Institute of Advanced Technological Education (hereinafter referred to as the "Institute”).

[S 2(1) am by s 3 of Act 25 of 2006.]

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

3. Objects of the Institute.

The objects of the Institute shall be—

(a) the conduct of Higher National Diploma and National Diploma Courses and any other technological courses as may be determined by the Minister from time to time;

(b) the planning and co-ordination of technological education;

(c) the apportionment to Advanced Technological Institutes of the funds voted by Parliament and the control of expenditure by each such Advanced Technological Institute;

(d) the maintenance of academic and training standards in Advanced Technological Institutes;

(e) the regulation of the administration of Advanced Technological Institutes;

(f) the regulation of the admission of students to each Advanced Technological Institute; and

(g) the exercise, performance and discharge of such powers, duties and functions as are conferred or imposed on, or assigned to, the Institute by or under this Act.

4. Powers of the Institute

The Institute shall have the following powers—

(a) to recommend to the Minister the establishment of Advanced Technological Institutes;

(b) to make statutes and by-laws applicable to the Advanced Technological Institutes;

(c) to determine the financial, physical and human resources necessary to conduct the courses of study by Advanced Technological Institutes;

(d) to allocate funds to, regulate expenditure and monitor the utilisation of funds by, Advanced Technological Institutes;

(e) to select students for admission to each Advanced Technological Institute in conformity with national policy;

(f) to inquire into or investigate, from time to time, the financial needs of each Advanced Technological Institutes;

(g) to prepare, from time to time, in consultation with the governing authority of each Advanced Technological Institute, triennial budgets for its maintenance and development, or for any other general or special purpose;

(h) to make recommendations, from time to time, to the Minister as to the nature and amount of grants out of public funds, which it is desirable or necessary to make to each Advanced Technological Institute;

(i) to formulate schemes of recruitment and procedures for appointment of the staff of Advanced Technological Institutes;

(j) to formulate schemes for staff development;

(k) to determine, from time to time, within the overall wage and salary policies of the Government, the quantum of remuneration that should be paid to different grades of staff of Advanced Technological Institutes and the nature and extent of the other benefits that the staff should receive;

(l) to appoint the staff of the Institute which shall consist of such officers and servants as the Institute may deem necessary for the proper and efficient conduct of its business;

(m) to establish and operate welfare schemes for the benefit of the staff of the institute;

(n) to investigate or to cause investigation into such matters pertaining to the discipline of the students of any Advanced Technological Institute as may be brought to the notice of the Governing Council of the Institute by the Chief Executive Officer of that Advanced Technological Institute and to take remedial measures;

(o) to act as the appellate body for the staff and students in such matters where the affected parties are not satisfied with the decisions of the Chief Executive Officer of the Advanced Technological Institute;

(p) to acquire and hold, any property, movable or immovable and to sell, lease, mortgage, exchange or otherwise dispose of the same:

Provided however, that no immovable property of the Institute shall be sold without the prior approval in writing of the Minister;

(q) to open and maintain, current, savings and deposit accounts, in any bank or banks;

(r) to accept grants or donations, from persons or bodies of persons, in or outside Sri Lanka;

(s) to enter into and perform all such contracts as may be necessary for the exercise of its powers;

(t) to initiate, promote, conduct and co-ordinate research, surveys and investigations in relation to any aspect of the development of the education of technological personnel and associate professionals;

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