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AMBALANGODA DELDUWA VIVEKARAMA ARANYA SENASANA DAYAKA SABHA (INCORPORATION) ACT

Arrangement of Sections

1.        Short title.

2.        Incorporation of the Ambalangoda Deludwa Vivekarama Aranya Senasana Dayaka Sabha.

3.        General objects of the Corporation.

4.        General powers of the Corporation.

5.        Management of the affairs of the Corporation.

6.        Rules of the Corporation.

7.        Debts due by and payable to the Association.

8.        Corporation may hold property movable and immovable.

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

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

11.      Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency.

47 of 1991.

AN ACT to incorporate the Ambalangoda Delduwa Vivekarama Aranya Senasana Dayaka Sabha.

[Date of Commencement: 17th December, 1991]

1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the Ambalangoda Delduwa Vivekarama Aranya Senasana Dayaka Sabha (Incorporation) Act.

2. Incorporation of the Ambalangoda Deludwa Vivekarama Aranya Senasana Dayaka Sabha.

From and after the date of commencement of this Act, such and so many persons as now are members of the Ambalangoda Delduwa Vivekarama Aranya Senasana Dayaka Sabha (hereinafter referred to as the “Association”) or shall hereafter be admitted members of the Corporation hereby instituted shall be a body corporate with perpetual succession under the name and style of the “Ambalangoda Delduwa Vivekarama Aranya Senasana Dayaka Sabha” (hereinafter referred to as the “Corporation”) and by that name 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 its pleasure.

3. General objects of the Corporation.

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

(a)  to provide facilities to enable the resident Bhikkhus of the hermitage to observe religious practices and customs and traditions of the Sasana;

(b)  to develop and maintain the hermitage;

(c)  to utilise, with the approval of the Sangha, the revenue derived from the sale of the produce in the Aranya sector of the hermitage for the development of the hermitage and the fulfilment of the needs of the resident bikkhus;

(d)  to facilitate the ordinations, higher ordination and other rites connected with the bikkhus resident within the hermitage;

(e)  to take steps with the approval of the resident Bhikkhus to protect the Buddhist doctrine and to evolve a righteous social order and with this end in view to organise and support programme such as religious discourses, meditation classes, and ‘sil’ campaigns; and

(f)   to attend to such other matters as are conducive to the welfare and well-being of the hermitage with the approval of the Maha Sangha.

4. General powers of the Corporation.

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Last Updated on Sunday, 30 June 2013