Volume VI
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Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Incorporation of the Premadasa Hegoda Foundation.

3. General objects of the Corporation.

4. Management of the affairs of the Corporation.

5. Register of the members.

6. Powers of the Corporation.

7. Rules of the Corporation.

8. Audit and Accounts.

9. Corporation may hold property movable or immovable.

10. Debts due by and payable to the Association.

11. Property remaining on dissolution of the Corporation.

12. Seal of the Corporation.

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

14. Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency.

71 of 2009.

AN ACT to incorporate the Premadasa Hegoda Foundation.

[Date of Commencement: 18th December 2009]

1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the Premadasa Hegoda Foundation (Incorporation) Act.

2. Incorporation of the Premadasa Hegoda Foundation.

From and after the date of commencement of this Act, such and so many persons as presently are members of the Premadasa Hegoda Foundation (hereinafter referred to as the "Association”) or shall hereafter be admitted members of the Corporation hereby constituted, shall be a body corporate with perpetual succession, under the name and style of the "Premadasa Hegoda Foundation” (hereinafter referred to as the "Corporation”) 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 pleasure.

3. General objects of the Corporation.

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

(a) to establish and maintain welfare centres for destitute and displaced children;

(b) to take care of disabled, deformed and mentally retarded children and to arrange for the future welfare of these children and to aid in this regard;

(c) to initiate vocational courses needed for mentally retarded or deformed or displaced children and to provide for their educational needs;

(d) to establish and maintain vocational training centres in collaboration with local and foreign institutions;

(e) to develop cordiality and co-operation between this Corporation and social workers, scientists, philanthropists and local and foreign welfare societies having social objectives;

(f) to construct buildings necessary for the use of the Corporation as well as the use of the persons coming from abroad for the benefit of the Corporation and to supply and maintain facilities and equipment for such purposes;

(g) to teach youth values and proper behavior which would mould their character;

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