THARUNYATA HETAK ORGANIsATION
(INCORPORATION) ACT

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Incorporation of the Tharunyata Hetak Organisation.

3. General objects of the Corporation.

4. Powers of the Corporation.

5. Management of the Affairs of the Corporation.

6. Rules of the Corporation.

7. Register of the Members of the Corporation.

8. Corporation may hold movable and immovable property.

9. Fund of the Corporation.

10. Debts due by and payable to the Organisation.

11. Limitation of Liability of Members.

12. Accounts and Audits.

13. Seal of the Corporation.

14. Property remaining on dissolution.

15. Saving of the rights of the Republic and others.

16. Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency.

7 of 2011.

AN ACT to incorporate the Tharunyata Hetak Organisation.

[Date of Commencement: 23rd February, 2011]

1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the Tharunyata Hetak Organisation (Incorporation) Act.

2. Incorporation of the Tharunyata Hetak Organisation.

From and after the date of commencement of this Act, such and so many persons as now are members of the Tharunyata Hetak Organisation (hereinafter referred to as "the Organisation”) or shall hereafter be admitted as members of the Corporation hereby constituted, shall be a body corporate with perpetual succession, under the name and style of the "Tharunyata Hetak Organisation” (hereinafter referred to as the "Corporation”) and by that name may sue and be sued and shall have full power and authority to have and use a common seal and to alter the same at its pleasure.

3. General objects of the Corporation.

The general objects for which the Corporation is constituted are hereby declared to be to—

(a) foster and promote mutual understanding, a spirit of national consciousness, goodwill and friendship among the citizens of Sri Lanka and to promote peace and harmony among the Sinhala, Tamil, Muslim and Burgher youth in Sri Lanka;

(b) assist students who prepare for government examinations by conducting lectures, seminars and study tours;

(c) promote religious harmony, mutual understanding, peaceful co-existence, spiritual development and friendship among the people of Sri Lanka through religious, cultural, social and economic interactions;

(d) assist needy students by providing them with books and other equipment and school uniforms and to grant scholarships to students who are in the secondary and tertiary stage of their education;

(e) identify the talents of students at rural and provincial levels in areas such as sports and music and to encourage them to excel in them by providing the infrastructure required therefor;

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