TEA RESEARCH ORDINANCE

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Establishment of Tea Research Institute.

3. Incorporation of Board.

4. Headquarters of the Board.

5. Constitution of the Board.

6. Vacation of membership through absence.

7. Death or resignation of member.

8. Acting appointments.

9. Chairman.

10. Meetings and quorum.

11. Provision for annual income.

12. General Powers.

13. Provident fund.

13A. Medical Aid Scheme and Medical Aid Fund.

14. Accounts audit and annual report.

15. Minister's directions to the Board.

16. Acquisition of immovable property under the Land Acquisition Act for the Board.

17. Exemption from customs duty.

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

12 of 1925,

33 of 1974,

24 of 1948,

32 of 1951,

51 of 1953,

20 of 1955,

8 of 1957,

3 of 1959,

57 of 1961.

AN ORDINANCE to provide for the establishment of a Tea Research Institute and for the incorporation of the Board of Management thereof.

[Date of Commencement: 13th November, 1925]

1. Short title.

This Ordinance may be cited as the Tea Research Ordinance.

2. Establishment of Tea Research Institute.

An institute, styled "The Tea Research Institute of Ceylon”, shall be established in Ceylon for the purpose of research into and investigation of all problems and matters relating to tea and the provision and publication of information relating to the same, and shall provide such facilities for the education of students in tea research as the Minister may from time to time direct.

3. Incorporation of Board.

(1) The institute shall be under the control and management of a Board to be styled "The Board of the Tea Research Institute of Ceylon”, in this Ordinance called the Board.

(2) The Board shall be a body corporate having perpetual succession and a common seal and may sue and be sued in all courts by the name of "The Board of the Tea Research Institute of Ceylon”.

(3) The Board may acquire and hold property, movable and immovable, and may sell, transfer, lease, mortgage, or otherwise dispose of the same, contract and do all things necessary for or incidental to the purposes of its constitution.

4. Headquarters of the Board.

The Headquarters of the Board shall be at St Coombs Estate, Talawakelle, or at such other place as may be appointed by the Minister in that behalf.

[S 4 am by s 2 of Act 24 of 1948.]

5. Constitution of the Board.

(1) The following persons shall be members of the Board—

(a) ex-Officio members—

The Director of Agriculture.

The Minister of Finance or his representative.

The Chairman of the Planters' Association of Ceylon.

The Chairman of the Agency Section of the Planters' Association of Ceylon.

The Tea Controller.

The Chairman of the Low-country Products Association of Ceylon.

The Director of the Tea Research Institute of Ceylon.

[S 5(1)(a) am by s 3 of Act 24 of 1948; am by s 2 of Act 51 of 1953; am by s 2 of Act 20 of 1955; am by s 2 of Act 3
of 1959.]

(b) Nominated members—

Three members nominated by the General Committee of the Planters' Association of Ceylon.

Three members nominated by the Agency Section of the Planters' Association of Ceylon.

Three members nominated by the Low-country Products Association of Ceylon.

Two persons nominated by the Minister to represent the small holders.

One member of the House of Representatives nominated by the Minister.

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