Volume VIII
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Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Incorporation of the Vidyaniketa Sanrakshaka Sabha.

3. Objects of the Corporation.

4. The Board of Management of the Corporation.

5. Office-bearers of the Corporation.

6. Advisory Board and Councils.

7. The Principal of the Pirivena.

8. Meetings.

9. The Corporation may hold property.

10. Funds of the Corporation.

11. Rules.

12. Seal of the Corporation.

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

17 of 1959.

AN ACT to incorporate the Vidyaniketa Sanrakshaka Sabha.

[Date of Commencement: 15th May, 1959]

1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the Vidyaniketa Sanrakshaka Sabha (Incorporation) Act.

2. Incorporation of the Vidyaniketa Sanrakshaka Sabha.

The members for the time being of the Vidyaniketa Sanrakshaka Sabha shall be a body corporate (hereinafter referred to as "the Corporation”) with perpetual succession, a common seal and the name ”The Vidyaniketa Sanrakshaka Sabha”. The Corporation may sue and be sued by that name.

3. Objects of the Corporation.

The general objects of the Corporation shall be—

(a) the management and maintenance of the Vidyaniketa Pirivena situated at Kamburupitiya (hereinafter referred to as "the Pirivena”) and the other institutions connected therewith and founded, held or presided over, by the Venerable Narandeniye Ratanapala Thero;

(b) the management and maintenance of any other schools or institutions which may hereafter be established;

(c) the establishment, management and maintenance of centers for scientific and religious research;

(d) the propagation and protection of Buddhism and Buddhist culture; and

(e) the printing and publishing of books, journals, newspapers and pamphlets.

4. The Board of Management of the Corporation

(1) The affairs of the Corporation shall, subject to the rules for the time being in force of the Corporation, be administered by a Board of Management which shall consist of—

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