SRI LANKA WORKING JOURNALIST ASSOCIATION (INCORPORATION) ACT

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Incorporation of the Sri Lanka Working Journalists Association.

3. Eligibility for membership.

4. General objects of the Corporation.

5. General powers of the Corporation.

6. Management of the affairs of the Corporation.

7. Rules of the Corporation.

8. Debts due by and payable to the Association.

9. How the seal of the Corporation is to be affixed.

10. Corporation may hold property movable and immovable.

11. Savings of the Rights of the Republic and others.

46 of 1987.

AN ACT to incorporate the Sri Lanka Working Journalists Association.

[Date of Commencement: 30th November, 1987]

1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the Sri Lanka Working Journalists' Association (Incorporation) Act.

2. Incorporation of the Sri Lanka Working Journalists
Association.

From and after the date of commencement of this Act, such and so many persons as now are members of the Sri Lanka Working Journalists' Association (hereinafter referred to as "the Association”), 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 "Sri Lanka Working Journalists' Association” and by that name may sue and be sued in all courts, with full power and authority to have and use a common seal and alter the same at its pleasure.

3. Eligibility for membership.

(1) All persons not being correspondents, free lancers and journalists receiving remuneration on a piece rate basis, and persons whose main avocation is journalism, shall be eligible to be members of the Corporation.

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