Volume VII
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Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Incorporation of the "Ranga Art Institute”.

3. General objects of the Corporation.

4. Management of the affairs of the Corporation.

5. Advisory Board.

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

7. Rules of the Corporation.

8. Fund of the Corporation.

9. How the seal of the Corporation is to be affixed.

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

11. Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency.

11 of 2009.

AN ACT to incorporate the Ranga Art Institute.

[Date of Commencement: 18th March, 2009]

1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the Ranga Art Institute
(Incorporation) Act.

2. Incorporation of the "Ranga Art Institute”.

From and after the date of commencement of this Act, such and so many persons as now are members of the "Ranga Art Institute” (hereinafter referred to as the "Institute”) or shall hereafter be admitted as members of the Institute hereby constituted, shall be and become a body corporate (hereinafter referred to as the "Corporation”), with perpetual succession, under the name and style of the "Ranga Art Institute” 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 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 contribute in different ways with a view to bequeathing, drumming and dancing which are our traditional cultural legacies to the future generation;

(b) to maintain the Ranga Institute of Art at a high standard as a Faculty of Arts and Crafts;

(c) to formulate a five year full time non-paying course for pupils of the traditional Dancing and Drumming Arts and the production and repair of instruments;

(d) to encourage the safeguarding of Dancing and Drumming and to implement programmes connected thereto;

(e) to foster and protect our cultural heritage;

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