SUPERIOR COURTS COMPLEX BOARD
OF MANAGEMENT ACT

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Establishment of the Superior Courts Complex Board of Management.

3. Superior Courts Complex Board of Management.

4. Meetings of the Board.

5. Seal of the Board.

6. Object of the Board.

7. Powers of the Board.

8. Superior Courts Complex Fund.

9. Annual grant by the Government.

10. Exemptions of certain taxes.

11. Audit of accounts.

12. Duties of the Marshall.

13. Appointment of public officers to the Board.

14. Protection of members of the Board and officers of the Board for action taken under this Act.

15. Officers and servants of the Board deemed to be public servants under the Penal Code.

16. Board to be a scheduled institution within the meaning of the Bribery Act.

17. Preservation of privileges of Supreme Court and Court of Appeal.

18. Amendment of section 18 of Act No. 7 of 1979.

19. Interpretation.

50 of 1987.

AN ACT to provide for the establishment of a Board of Management to manage the buildings of the Superior Courts complex; to specify its objects and powers; and to provide for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

[Date of Commencement: 24th December, 1987]

1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the Superior Courts Complex Board of Management Act.

2. Establishment of the Superior Courts Complex Board of Management.

(1) There shall be a Board to be called "the Superior Courts Complex Board of Management” (hereinafter referred to as "the Board”) to control, administer and manage the Superior Courts Complex and the buildings thereon.

(2) —

(a) The Board shall, by the name assigned to it by subsection (1), be a body corporate with perpetual Succession and a common seal.

(b) All actions by or against the Board shall be instituted by or against the Marshal of the Board of Management of the Superior Courts Complex appointed under section 7.

(3) The Board shall, by Order published in the Gazette, define the limits of the Superior Courts Complex. The land and buildings, falling within the limits specified in such Order shall be under the' control of the Board.

3. Superior courts complex board of management.

(1) The Board shall consist of the following members—

(a) the Chief Justice;

(b) a Judge of the Supreme Court, appointed by the Chief Justice;

(c) the President of the Court of Appeal;

(d) a Judge of the Court of Appeal appointed by the President of the Court of appeal;

(e) the Secretary to the Ministry of the Minister in charge if the subject of Justice;

(f) the Secretary to the Ministry of the Minister in charge of the subject of Local Government, Housing and Construction;

(g) the President of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka;

(h) the Municipal Commissioner for the Colombo Municipal Council;

(i) a representative of the Ministry of the Minister in charge of the subject of Finance; and

(j) two members appointed by the President, from among persons who have shown recognised competence or eminence in law. A member appointed under this paragraph is hereinafter referred to as "an appointed member”.

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