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Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Incorporation of the Colombo Bible College.

3. Objects of the Corporation.

4. Powers of the Corporation.

5. Sums payable by or to the College to be paid by or to the Corporation.

6. Application of income and property of the Corporation.

7. Accounts and audit.

8. Rules of the Corporation.

9. Disposal of property of the Corporation left after the payment of debts upon dissolution of the Corporation.

10. Limit of liability of members of the Corporation.

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

32 of 1971.

AN ACT to incorporate the Colombo Bible college.

[Date of Commencement: 16th September, 1971]

1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the Colombo Bible College (Incorporation) Act.

2. Incorporation of the Colombo Bible College.

The persons who, on the date of commencement of this Act, are members of the Colombo Bible College (hereinafter referred to as "the College”) and such other persons as are hereafter enrolled as members of the College shall be a body corporate (hereinafter referred to as "the Corporation”) with perpetual succession and a common seal and the name "The Colombo Bible College”. The Corporation may sue and be sued by that name.

3. Objects of the Corporation.

The objects of the Corporation shall be

(a) to assist believers in Jesus Christ to develop the whole man through a Bible centred programme;

(b) to provide the laity of all Christian denominations with a training which would make them better fitted to disseminate the Word of God and the Gospel of Jesus Christ by witness and teaching;

(c) to serve as a broad spectrum of the Christian community;

(d) to disseminate information relating to the Christian religion;

(e) to establish and maintain contact with other institutions, whether in Sri Lanka or not, having objects similar to those of the Corporation and to affiliate any such institution to the Corporation.

4. Powers of the Corporation.

The Corporation shall have the following powers—

(a) to acquire by purchase, exchange, gift, testamentary disposition or otherwise and to mortgage, lease, exchange, sell or otherwise dispose of, any property whatsoever;

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