YOUNG MEN'S BUDDHIST Association,
COLOMBO, ORDINANCE

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Incorporation of the Young Men's Buddhist Association, Colombo.

3. Objects of the Corporation.

4. Board of Management.

5. Power to make rules.

6. Rules in the Schedule to be the rules of the Corporation.

7. Procedure for amendment of rules.

8. Property vested incorporation.

9. Debts due by and payable to the Association.

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

11. Corporation property, movable and immovable.

12. Board of Governors to control disposal of property of the Corporation.

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

11 of 1927.

20 of 1957.

AN ORDINANCE to incorporate the Young Men's Buddhist Association, Colombo.

[Date of Commencement: 29th September, 1927]

1. Short title.

This Ordinance may be cited as the Young Men's Buddhist Association, Colombo, Ordinance.

2. Incorporation of the Young Men's Buddhist Association, Colombo.

From and after the passing of this Ordinance, the President, Vice-Presidents, and members of the committee of Management for the time being of the Young Men's Buddhist Association, Colombo, and such and so many persons as now are members of the Young Men's Buddhist Association, Colombo, or shall hereafter be admitted members of the Corporation hereby constituted, shall be and become a Corporation with continuance for ever under the style and name of "The Young Men's Buddhist Association, Colombo”, and by that name shall and may sue and be sued in all courts, with full power and authority to have and use a common seal and alter the same at their pleasure.

3. Objects of the Corporation.

The objects of the Corporation shall be—

(a) to provide facilities for, and to foster, the study and the propagation of the Buddha Dhamma,

(b) to encourage the practical observance of the Buddha Dhamma,

(c) to promote unity and co-operation among the Buddhists,

(d) to advance the moral, cultural, physical and social welfare of the members, and

(e) to promote the interests of Buddhism.

[S 3 subs by s 2 of Act 20 of 1957.]

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