Volume VII
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Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Incorporation of the Ramakrishna Mission (Ceylon Branch).

3. General objects of the Corporation.

4. Board of Management.

5. Rules.

6. Property vested in the Corporation.

7. Debts due by and payable to the Mission.

8. Seal.

9. Corporation may hold property movable and immovable.

10. Application of the funds of the Corporation.

11. Decision of disputes as to principles or policy.

12. Saving of rights of the Republic and other rights.

8 of 1929.

AN ORDINANCE to incorporate the Ramakrishna Mission (Ceylon Branch).

[Date of Commencement: 17th July, 1929]

1. Short title.

This Ordinance may be cited as the Ramakrishna Mission (Ceylon Branch) Ordinance.

2. Incorporation of the Ramakrishna Mission (Ceylon Branch).

From and after the passing of this Ordinance, the President, Vice-President, and members of the Board of Management for the time being of the Ramakrishna Mission (Ceylon Branch), as hereinafter constituted, and such and so many persons as now are or shall hereafter be admitted as members of the Ramakrishna Mission (Ceylon Branch), shall be a Corporation (hereinafter called "the Corporation”), and shall have the name of "the Ramakrishna Mission (Ceylon Branch)”, and in that name shall have perpetual succession and shall and may sue and be sued in all courts in Sri Lanka, and may have and use a common seal and alter the same at their pleasure.

3. General objects of the Corporation.

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

(a) to impart and promote the study of Hinduism and all its scriptures and the teachings of Ramakrishna Paramahamsa;

(b) to promote the study of comparative theology in its widest form and assist in bringing about the harmony of all religions;

(c) to carry on educational work among the masses in all branches of knowledge;

(d) to establish, maintain, and otherwise assist mutts or monasteries, schools, orphanages, and similar educational and charitable institutions; and

(e) to undertake and carry on all such works as may appear necessary to attain the aims and objects of the Corporation.

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