SRI LANKA INSTITUTE OF DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATION ACT

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

PART I

CONSTITUTION, OBJECTS, POWERS AND FUNCTIONS OF THE SRI LANKA
INSTITUTE OF DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATION

2. Establishment of the Sri Lanka Institute of Development Administration.

3. General objects of the Institute.

4. Powers of the Institute.

5. Institute to exercise its powers under the directions of the Minister.

6. Constitution of the Governing Council.

7. Term of office of the Council.

8. Power of the Minister to remove a member of the Council from office.

9. Resignation of members of the Council.

10. Eligibility for re-appointment as member of the Council.

11. Acts or proceedings of the Institute deemed not to be invalid by reason of any vacancy or defect in the appointment of a member.

12. Remuneration of members.

13. Meetings of the Council.

PART II

APPOINTMENT OF THE DIRECTOR OF THE INSTITUTE AND OTHER OFFICERS AND
SERVANTS OF THE INSTITUTE

14. Appointment of the Director of the Institute.

15. Powers of the Institute in regard to appointments to the staff of the Institute.

16. Delegation of powers of the Council to the Director in regard to appointments.

17. Determination of duties.

18. Appointment of public officers to the staff of the Institute.

PART III

FINANCE

19. The fund of the Institute.

20. Financial year of the Institute.

21. Audit of accounts.

PART IV

GENERAL

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

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

24. Secrecy.

25. Contracts.

26. Acquisitions of immovable property under the Land Acquisition Act for the Institute.

27. State property both movable and immovable to be made available to the Institute.

28. The State to make available premises for the use of the Institute.

29. Restriction on use of the words "Sri Lanka Institute of Development Administration”.

30. Power of the Minister to give special or general directions to the Institute.

31. Rules.

32. Protection for action taken under this Act or on the direction of the Institute.

33. No writ to issue against person or property of a member of the Council.

34. Offences and penalties.

35. Interpretation.

9 of 1982,

22 of 1997.

AN ACT to provide for the establishment of the Sri Lanka Institute of Development Administration and to provide for matters connected therewith of incidental thereto.

[Date of Commencement: 11th March, 1982]

1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the Sri Lanka Institute of Development Administration Act.

PART I

CONSTITUTION, OBJECTS, POWERS AND FUNCTIONS OF THE SRI LANKA INSTITUTE OF DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATION

2. Establishment of the Sri Lanka Institute of Development Administration.

(1) There shall be established an Institute which shall be called the Sri Lanka Institute of Development Administration (hereinafter referred to as the "Institute”) consisting of the persons who are for the time being members of the Institute under section 6.

(2) The Institute 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 its corporate name.

(3) The members of the Governing Council shall be the members of the Institute,

3. General objects of the Institute.

(1) The general objects of the Institute shall be—

(a) to develop through training, knowledge skills, and behavior in public officers, which are necessary for the effective performance of their official duties;

(b) to organise training courses in the fields of management and public administration;

(c) to award Certificates and diplomas in connection with training courses, held by the Institute;

(d) to develop a competent cadre of supervisory and support staff throughout the public service to ensure efficient and effective administration at all levels;

(e) to make available to the Government and the country, the services of specialists in the various functional areas of management, for advice, consultancy and special assignments;

(f) to assist public sector agencies in reviewing and improving their organisational management systems;

(g) to undertake consultancy assignments;

(h) to provide a forum for critical appraisal and modification of management and organisational theories and practices and public administration systems

(i) to assist public sector organisations in management development, establishment of work norms determination of compensation systems and generally improve their productivity;

(j) to actively collaborate with other organisations groups and individuals in management training, research and related activities in Sri Lanka and abroad;

(k) to represent the Institute before appropriate national and international bodies and conferences;

(l) to sponsor and hold conferences and seminars, and publish books and magazines in connection with management and public administration with the assistance of approved national or international organisations where necessary;

(m) to disseminate information on the functions and activities of the Institute to the public and relevant institutions.

(2) It shall be the duty of the Institute to advise the Minister on any or all of the matters in subsection (1) and on any other matter that may be referred to the Institute by the Minister.

4. Powers of the Institute.

The Institute shall have such powers, rights and functions as may reasonably be necessary to carry out its objects and duties and in particular may—

(a) acquire in any manner whatsoever and hold, take or give on lease or hire, mortgage, pledge, sell or otherwise dispose of, any movable or immovable property;

(b) establish and operate management training and education centers;

(c) conduct, assist, co-ordinate and encourage research into all aspects of management;

(d) appoint, employ, remunerate and exercise disciplinary control over its officers and servants;

(e) levy fees or charges for any service rendered by the Institute;

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