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Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Incorporation of the Dharmaraja Foundation.

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. Fund of the Corporation.

8. Debts due by and payable to the Corporation.

9. Corporation may hold property movable and immovable.

10. Seal of the Corporation.

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

12. Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency.


9 of 1997.

AN ACT to incorporate the Dharmaraja Foundation.

[Date of Commencement: 24th June, 1997]

1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the Dharmaraja Foundation (Incorporation) Act.

2. Incorporation of the Dharmaraja Foundation.

From and after the date of commencement of this Act, such and so many persons as now are members of the "Dharmaraja Foundation” (hereinafter referred to as the "Foundation”) or shall hereafter be admitted members of the Corporation hereby constituted, shall be a body corporate (hereinafter referred to as the "Corporation”) with perpetual succession, under the name and style of the "Dharmaraja Foundation” 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 to 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 establish a centre for the educational, cultural, social, health and spiritual development and practice for Buddhists;

(b) to utilise the skills and voluntary effort of people for their own development;

(c) to obtain necessary resources for its development programmes and to implement such programmes;

(d) to conduct study groups, seminars, workshops, lectures, discussions, debates, Dhamma schools and Poya day programmes;

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