VIJAYA KUMARATUNGA MEMORIAL
HOSPITAL BOARD ACT

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Establishment of the Vijaya Kumaratunga Memorial Hospital Board.

3. Constitution of the Board.

4. Remuneration of the members of the Board.

5. Meetings of the Board.

6. Seal of the Board.

7. Land and premises vested the Board.

8. Functions of the Board.

9. Powers of the Board.

10. Committee of Management.

11. Directions of the Minister.

12. The Fund of the Board.

13. Financial year and audit of accounts of the Board.

14. Regulations.

15. Offences.

16. Appointment of Public officers to the Board.

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

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

19. Board deemed to be a Scheduled institution within the meaning of the Bribery Act.

20. Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency.

21. Interpretation.

SCHEDULE

38 of 1999.

AN ACT to establish a board called the Vijaya Kumaratunga Memorial Hospital Board to vest in that board the control, management and administration of the Vijaya Kumaratunga Memorial Hospital, and to provide for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

[Date of Commencement: 11th November, 1999]

1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the Vijaya Kumaratunga Memorial Hospital Board Act.

2. Establishment of the Vijaya Kumaratunga Memorial Hospital Board.

(1) There shall be established a Board, which shall be called "The Vijaya Kumaratunga Memorial Hospital Board” (hereinafter referred to as the "Board”) for the purpose of managing and administering the affairs of the Vijaya Kumaratunga Memorial Hospital (hereinafter referred to as the "Hospital”) and consisting of the land and buildings specified in the Schedule to this Act.

(2) The Board shall, by the name assigned to it by subsection (1),be a body corporate and shall have perpetual succession and a common seal and may sue and be sued in such name.

3. Constitution of the Board.

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

(i) the Chairman of the Board who shall be appointed from among the members nominated under paragraph (v) of this subsection;

(ii) a representative of the Ministry of the Minister, nominated by the Minister;

(iii) a person elected by the Medical practitioners employed in the hospital, from among themselves;

(iv) a member of any profession, who has achieved eminence in that profession; and

(v) four members representing the Vijaya Kumaratunga Memorial Foundation, nominated by that Foundation,

(2) The Chairman and every other member of the Board shall hold office for a period of three years from the date of his appointment.

(3) In the event of the vacation of the office of the Chairman or any other member of the Board, the Minister may appoint another person to hold the office of Chairman or member. as the case may be, during the unexpired period of the term of office of the Chairman or member whom he succeeds.

(4) If the Chairman or any other member of the Board is temporarily unable to discharge the duties of his office by reason of ill health or any other cause, the Minister may appoint another person to act in his place as Chairman or member, as the case may be.

(5) The Chairman or any other member of the Board may at any time resign his office by letter in that behalf addressed to the Minister.

(6) The Minister may, for reasons assigned, remove the Chairman or any other member of the Board, from office.

(7) Any member of the Board who without leave of the Board first obtained, fails to attend three consecutive meetings of the Board, shall ipso facto vacate his office with effect from the date of the last of such meetings.

(8) Any member of the Board who vacates office, other than a member who is removed from office under this Act, shall be eligible for reappointment.

4. Remuneration of the members of the Board.

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