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Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Incorporation of the Markaz Al lslami-Islamic Centre.

3. General objects of the Corporation.

4. General powers of the Corporation.

5. Corporation may hold property movable or immovable.

6. Committee of management.

7. Rules of the Corporation.

8. Debts due by and payable to the Markaz.

9. Seal of the Corporation.

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

11. Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency.

39 of 1993.

AN ACT to incorporate the Markaz Al Islamic Centre.

[Date of Commencement: 24th August, 1993]

1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the Markaz Al Islami Islamic Centre (Incorporation) Act.

2. Incorporation of the Markaz Al Islami-Islamic Centre.

From and after the date of commencement of this Act, such and so many person as now are members of the Markaz Al Islami Jamaath (hereinafter referred to as the "Markaz”) or shall hereafter be admitted as 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 "Markaz Al Islami-Islamic Centre” and by that name may sue, and be sued, 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 foster among the Muslim Ummah as envisaged by Islam, a spirit of Islamic brotherhood and to promote their educational, social and economic welfare;

(b) to promote patriotism inter-communal amity and understanding among the Muslim Ummah while respecting the life styles and beliefs of fellow-human beings and safeguarding their rights and privileges;

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