Volume VII
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Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Incorporation of the Sri Lanka Federation of University Women.

3. General objects of the Corporation.

4. Executive council of the Corporation.

5. Register of member.

6. Rules of the Corporation.

7. Accounts and audit of the Corporation.

8. Debts due by, and payable to the Federation.

9. Application of moneys and property.

10. Power of Corporation to hold property.

11. Powers of the Corporation to acquire property, invest funds, raise loans.

12. Seal of the Corporation.

13. Limitation of liability of members.

14. Property remaining on dissolution.

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

12 of 1985.

AN ACT to incorporate the Sri Lanka Federation University Women.

[Date of Commencement: 10th April, 1985]

1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the Sri Lanka Federation of University Women (Incorporation) Act.

2. Incorporation of the Sri Lanka Federation of University Women.

From and after the date of commencement of this Act, such and so many persons as now are members of the Sri Lanka Federation of University Women (hereinafter referred to as "the Federation”), or shall hereafter be admitted 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 "The Sri Lanka Federation of University Women”, and by that name shall and may sue and be sued in all courts, with full power and authority to have and to use a common seal and to change and 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 represent the University women of Sri Lanka and to take action on their behalf in matters affecting their interests;

(b) to promote co-operation friendship and understanding among University women, irrespective of race, religion or political opinion;

(c) to encourage research by University women;

(d) to encourage education women to take their proper share of responsibility in society;

(e) to acquaint itself of any proposed legislative or other measures affecting women, and to make representations and take other appropriate steps to safeguard the rights and interests of women in general and University women in particular;

(f) to render social service, and to undertake charitable, educational and social welfare activities for the relief of poverty, distress, sickness, malnutrition, illiteracy or unemployment among women and children in particular, and other persons in general;

(g) to affiliate, collaborate, federate or co-operate with, subscribe to, or become members of, any other organised body specialised agency or association whether local or foreign, corporate or incorporate, having aims and objects similar to those of the Corporation; and

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