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Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Incorporation of the Talapitiya Ahadiyya Association.

3. General objects of the Corporation.

4. General powers of the Corporation.

5. Management of the affairs of the Corporation.

6. Rules of the Corporation.

7. Debts due by and payable to the Association.

8. Corporation may hold property movable or immovable.

9. Application of moneys and property.

10. Powers of the Corporation to acquire property, invest fund, raise loans.

11. Seal of the Corporation.

12. Limitation of liability of members.

13. Property remaining on dissolution.

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

49 of 1988.

AN ACT to incorporate the Talapitiya Ahadiyya Association.

[Date of Commencement: 30th November, 1988]

1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the "Talapitiya Ahadiyya Association” (Incorporation) Act.

2. Incorporation of the Talapitiya Ahadiyya Association.

From and after the date of commencement of this Act, such and so many persons as now are members of the "Talapitiya Ahadiyya Association” (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 "Talapitiya Ahadiyya Association” (hereinafter referred to as the "Corporation”) and by that name 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 manage and maintain the Talapitiya Ahadiyya School;

(b) to cater to the religious, educational, social, economic and cultural development of the Muslims in Sri Lanka;

(c) to print, publish and distribute books, journals, magazines and pamphlets on Islam;

(d) to establish and maintain reading rooms and promote the study of and propagation of Islam;

(e) to encourage the practical observance of Islam;

(f) to grant financial aid and award scholarships to Muslim youths for the purpose of pursuing higher education;

(g) to provide free medical assistance to Muslims;

(h) to maintain and administer the Janaza Benefit Fund; and

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