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Green Movement of Sri Lanka (Incorporation) Act

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Incorporation of the Green Movement of Sri Lanka.

3. General objects of the Corporation.

4. Powers of the Corporation.

5. Management of the affairs of the Corporation.

6. Operational Committee.

7. Rules of the Corporation.

8. Fund of the Corporation.

9. Account and Audit.

10. Debts due by and payable to the Organisation.

11. Corporation may hold property movable or immovable.

12. Property remaining on dissolution.

13. Seal of the Corporation is to be affixed.

14. Limitation of liability of members.

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

16. Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency.

59 of 2007.

AN ACT to incorporate the Green Movement of Sri Lanka.

[Date of Commencement: 12th December, 2007]

1. Short Title.

This Act may be cited as the Green Movement of Sri Lanka (Incorporation) Act.

2. Incorporation of the Green Movement of Sri Lanka.

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

3. General objects of the Corporation.

The general objects for which the Corporation is established are—

(a) to give necessary instructions for the transformation of the traditional protective agricultural livelihood to conform to the modern needs;

(b) to organise, the relevant programmes for the sound management of the environment, in a manner conducive to strengthening the life of the public;

(c) to act in the manner of a network with organisations of the people at local, district and national levels in order to solicit maximum peoples participation;

(d) to identify issues, problems and solutions in regard to building an environmental friendly agricultural livelihood, to organise workshops, seminars, debates and discussions and to document data and information obtained through them;

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