SRI LANKA INSTITUTE OF PRINTING ACT

Arrangement of Sections

PART I

ESTABLISHMENT, OBJECTS, POWERS AND FUNCTIONS OF
THE SRI LANKA INSTITUTE OF PRINTING

1. Short title.

2. Establishment of the Sri Lanka Institute of Printing.

3. Principal office of the Institute.

4. General objects of the Institute.

5. Powers of the institute.

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

7. The Board of Governors.

8. Disqualification from membership.

9. Term of office of the appointed members of the Board.

10. Chairman of the Board.

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

12. Remuneration of member of the Board.

13. Seal of the Institute.

14. Meetings of the Board.

15. Delegation of powers and duties of the Board.

16. Powers and duties of the Board.

PART II

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

17. Appointment of the Registrar of the Institute.

18. Powers of the Board in regard to appointment to the staff of the Institute.

19. Determination of duties.

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

PART III

FINANCE

21. The Fund of the Institute.

22. Institute to be exempt from payment of wealth tax.

23. Investment of the funds of the Institute.

24. Withdrawal and investment of moneys of the Fund.

25. Financial year and the audit of the accounts of the Board.

PART IV

GENERAL

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

27. The Institute deemed to be a scheduled Institution within the meaning of the Bribery.

18 of 1984.

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

[Date of Commencement: 2nd May, 1984]

1. Short title.

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

PART I

ESTABLISHMENT, OBJECTS, POWERS AND FUNCTIONS OF THE SRI LANKA INSTITUTE OF PRINTING

2. Establishment of the Sri Lanka Institute of Printing.

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

(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 Board of Governors shall be the members of the Institute.

3. Principal office of the Institute.

The principal office of the Institute shall be at Colombo.

4. General objects of the Institute.

The general objects of the Institute shall be—

(a) to train those persons presently employed in the printing trade with a view to improving techniques, processes, raw material utilisation, planning etc. and thereby to improve the printing standards of printing establishments in Sri Lanka;

(b) to organise training courses in the field of Printing Technology and Management;

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

(d) to organise and disseminate information to those in the printing trade regarding new syllabuses, techniques, processes, and available courses of study through a periodical newsletter or other publication;

(e) to sponsor training abroad in schools of Printing or Printing Houses to and to reciprocate training through an exchange system;

(f) to attend and participate in trade fairs, connected with the printing trade with a view to acquiring
new-techniques and information necessary for the printing trade in Sri Lanka;

(g) to train those already employed in the printing trade in neighbouring countries where the methods of printing available in Sri Lanka are non-existent.

5. Powers of the institute.

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

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