ASSEMBLIES OF GOD OF CEYLON ordinance
Arrangement of Sections
1. Short title.
3. Constitution of the society.
5. Power to hold property.
7. Saving of the rights of the Republic and other rights.
AN ORDINANCE to incorporate the society of the Assemblies of God of Ceylon.
53 of 1947.
[Date of Commencement: 2nd July, 1947]
1. Short title.
This Ordinance may be cited as the Assemblies of God of Ceylon Ordinance.
The Reverend Walter Henry Clifford, Chairman; Mr. Charles Rajanayagam Wadsworth, Vice-Chairman; Mr. Samuel Muthuveloe, Secretary; the Reverend Wilfred Cawston, Treasurer; and the Reverend Carl Francis Graves, Pastor John Samuel Wickremaratne, Mr William James Geoffrey Beling, the Reverend Clinton Newman and Pastor Eric Nathanielsz, Committee Members, and their successors to be elected in the manner hereinafter provided shall be a corporation (hereinafter called "the society”) and shall have the name of ”The Assemblies of God of Ceylon”, and in that name shall have perpetual succession and shall have a common seal and full power and authority to hold, acquire, purchase, accept, take on lease, and enjoy movable and immovable property of every description and to sell, mortgage, alienate, lease or otherwise dispose of or deal with the same and by that name to sue or be sued in all courts and to do, perform or exercise the rights of an owner or lessee or a holder of such property and shall be empowered to lend its name and act as a trustee in respect of any endowment or funds of the Ceylon Council of the Assemblies of God (hereinafter referred to as "the Council”*) and to borrow money where the necessity arises with or without the security of its own property.
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