Volume VII
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Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Incorporation of the Seva Vanitha Movement of Sri Lanka.

3. General objects of the Corporation.

4. Management affairs of the corporation.

5. Rules of the Corporation.

6. Accounts of the Corporation.

7. Debts due by or payable to the Movement.

8. Application of moneys and property.

9. Power of Corporation to hold property.

10. Power to acquire property invest funds and raise loans.

11. Seal of the Corporation.

12. Limitation of liability of members.

13. Property remaining dissolution.

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

10 of 1987.

AN ACT to incorporate the Seva Vanitha Movement of Sri Lanka.

[Date of Commencement: 13th March, 1987]

1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the Seva Vanitha Movement Short of Sri Lanka (Incorporation) Act.

2. Incorporation of the Seva Vanitha 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 Seva Vanitha Movement of Sri Lanka (hereinafter referred to as "the Movement"), or shall hereafter be admitted members of the Corporation hereby constituted, shall be a body corporate, (hereinafter referred as "the Corporation") with perpetual succession, under the name and style of the "Seva Vanitha Movement of Sri Lanka", and by that name shall and may sue and be sued in all courts, 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 promote national development activities through membership, units, groups and task forces with the collaboration of government agencies, international agencies, institutions, whether public or private, and other organisations;

(b) to develop projects and programmes within the framework of the National Policy and the existing infrastructure, to facilitate the supply of services to the public;

(c) to establish such links as may be necessary between the political leadership and the public and private sectors, to help in solving problems and constraints which act as barriers in the supply of services;

(d) to maintain a record of current public affairs with particular reference to the interests of women, children and youths so as to ensure their physical, mental, moral, religious and social development and to protect them from exploitation and discrimination;

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