SRI PUNNIYAWARDHANA SAMITHIYA OF MATALE ACT

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Incorporation of Sri Punniyawardhana Samithiya of Matale.

3. General objects of the Corporation.

4. Committee of Management.

5. Rules.

6. Debts due from and payable to the Samithiya.

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

8. The Corporation may hold property, movable or immovable.

9. Saving of the Rights of the Republic and others.

14 of 1955.

AN ACT to incorporate Sri Punniyawardhana Samithiya of Matale

[Date of Commencement: 12th April, 1955]

1. Short title

This Act may be cited as the Sri Punniyawardhana Samithiya of Matale Act.

2. Incorporation of Sri Punniyawardhana Samithiya of Matale

The members for the time being of the association known as Sri Punniyawardhana Samithiya of Matale shall be a body corporate (hereinafter referred to as the "Corporation”) with perpetual succession, a common seal, and the name ”Sri Punniyawardhana Samithiya of Matale”. The Corporation may sue and be sued in such name.

3. General objects of the Corporation

The general objects of the Corporation shall be—

(a) to impart and promote the study of Buddhism,

(b) to encourage the practical observance of the teachings of the Buddha, and thus enable the members of the Corporation and through them as many others as it may be possible, to acquire merit,

(c) to propagate the teachings of the Buddha, and

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