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Our Kids Organisation (Incorporation) act

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Incorporation of the Our Kids Organisation.

3. General objects of the Corporation.

4. Management of the affairs of the Corporation.

5. Register of members.

6. Powers of the Corporation to acquire property, invest funds and raise loans, etc.

7. Rules of the Corporation.

8. Fund of the Corporation.

9. Accounts.

10. Advisory Board.

11. Debts due by and payable to the Organisation.

12. Property remaining on dissolution.

13. Seal of the Corporation.

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

15. Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency.

23 of 2008.

AN ACT to incorporate the Our Kids Organisation.

[Date of Commencement: 29th April, 2008]

1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the Our Kids Organisation (Incorporation) Act.

2. Incorporation of the Our Kids Organisation.

From and after the date of commencement of this Act, such and so many persons as now are members of the Our Kids Organisation (hereinafter referred to as "the Organisation”) or shall hereafter be admitted, as members of the Corporation hereby constituted, shall become a body corporate (hereinafter referred to as the "Corporation”) with perpetual succession under the name and style of "Our Kids Organisation”, and by that name may sue, and be sued, 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 promote the recognition of mentally retarded children as an inherited resource of the country;

(b) to diagnose the special treatments required for mentally retarded children by proper counseling and provide necessary treatment accordingly;

(c) to arrange home based programmes for children with slow mental development;

(d) to provide special education for children with slow mental development;

(e) to train the parents, guardians and other interested persons in interacting with and caring for children with slow mental development;

(f) to seek the support and assistance from both local and international organisations for the welfare of mentally retarded children of Sri Lanka;

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