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Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Incorporation of the North Lanka College of Medical Practitioners.

3. General objects of the Corporation.

4. Council of the Corporation.

5. Register of members.

6. Power to make Rules.

7. Accounts of the Corporation.

8. Debts due by and payable to the College.

9. Application of moneys and property.

10. Power of Corporation to hold property.

11. Power to acquire property invest funds, raise loans etc.

12. Seal of the Corporation.

13. Limitation of liability of members.

14. Property remaining on dissolution.

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


45 of 1988.

AN ACT to incorporate the North Lanka College of Medical Practitioners.

[Date of Commencement: 24th November, 1988]

1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the North Lanka College of Medical Practitioners (Incorporation) Act.

2. Incorporation of the North Lanka College of Medical Practitioners.

From and after date of commencement of this Act, such and so many persons as now are members of the College known as the North Lanka College of Medical Practitioners (hereafter referred to as "the College”) or shall hereafter admitted as members of the Corporation hereby constituted, including the founder members shall be and become a Corporation with perpetual succession under the name and style of "The North Lanka College of Medical Practitioners” (hereinafter referred to as "the Corporation”) and by that name shall and may sue and be sued in all Courts, with full power and authority to have and to use a common seal and to change and alter the same at its will and pleasure

3. General objects of the Corporation.

The general objects for which the Corporation is constituted are hereby declared to be—

(a) to undertake or assist others in taking training courses or other educational activities designed to enhance the knowledge and skill of medical practitioners, dentists, nurses medical laboratory technologists, radiographers, pharmacists and other paramedical personnel;

(b) to encourage the carrying on by medical practitioners and medical students, of research into medical matters, with a view to improve the standard of medical services in any field, and to undertake or assist others in undertaking such research having regard to the special needs of and the economic resources available in Sri Lanka;

(c) to encourage the publication by medical practitioner, of original work on medical or scientific subjects connected with medical practice;

(d) to establish, maintain, manage and administer an institution for the purpose of providing, or promoting, courses of study and facilities for education, instruction and training of, medical practitioners, students preparing to qualify as medical practitioners, or persons employed, or qualifying to be employed, as paramedical personnel, in hospitals, dispensaries, clinics, laboratories or similar institutions which have been established to assist medical practitioners in providing medical, surgical and health services;

(e) to construct, equip and maintain, libraries and other buildings for the administrative, instructional, residential or any other purpose of the Corporation;

(f) to co-operate with other bodies not formed for profit, in all matters relating to or connected with, the attainment of the objects for which the Corporation is established;

(g) to collaborate with recognised under-graduate and post-graduate medical training centres abroad, and with the Post-Graduate Institute of Medicine (established by Ordinance No. 1 of 1980, and in accordance with the provisions of the Universities Act, No. 16 of 1978), for the provision of course of study leading to the award of graduate and post-graduate degrees;

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