Volume III
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Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Incorporation of the Deeghavapi Prathisanskarana Sabhawa.

3. General objects of the Corporation.

4. Powers and functions of the Corporation.

5. Committee of Management.

6. Rules of the Corporation.

7. Seal of the Corporation.

8. Limit of liability of members.

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

18 of 1980.

AN ACT to incorporate the Deeghavapi Prathisanskarana Sabhawa.

[Date of Commencement: 17th April, 1980]

1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the Deeghavapi Prathisanskarana Sabhawa (Incorporation) Act.

2. Incorporation of the Deeghavapi Prathisanskarana Sabhawa.

From and after the date of commencement of this Act such and so many persons as now are members of the Deeghavapi Prathisanskarana Sabhawa (hereinafter referred to as "the Sabhawa”) or shall hereafter be admitted members of the Corporation hereby constituted, shall be a body corporate (hereinafter referred to as "the Corporation”) with perpetual succession under the name and style of "Deeghavapi Prathisanskarana Sabhawa”, 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 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—

(a) to take all steps necessary to maintain the historic Deeghavapi Chaitya area as a sacred area;

(b) to restore the Deeghavapi Chaitya, lay its pinnacle, construct all the necessary buildings, to make the Deeghavapi Chaitya a place of Buddhist worship complete in all respects and continue to maintain the Deeghavapi Chaitya as a place of sacred religious worship;

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