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Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Incorporation of the Suwasetha Social Service Association.

3. General objects of the Corporation.

4. Management of the affairs of the Corporation.

5. Board of Trustees.

6. Trust property be used only for the purposes specified in the trust deed.

7. Register of members.

8. General powers the Corporation.

9. Rules of the Corporation.

10. Fund of the corporation.

11. Audit and accounts.

12. Debts due by and payable to the Association.

13. Corporation may hold property movable and immovable.

14. Seal of the Corporation.

15. Property remaining on dissolution.

16. Savings of the rights of the Republic and others.

17. Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency.


58 of 2000.

AN ACT to incorporate the Suwasetha Social Service Association.

[Date of Commencement: 18th August, 2000]

1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the Suwasetha Social Service Association (Incorporation) Act.

2. Incorporation of the Suwasetha Social Service Association.

From and after the date of commencement of this Act, such and so many persons as now are members of the Suwasetha Social Service Association (hereinafter referred to as "the Association”) 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 "Suwasetha Social Service Association”, 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 construct a home for the elders to be called "the Jayewardene Home for the elders” and to manage and maintain same;

(b) to provide welfare facilities for the deaf and blind, the disabled and the destitute;

(c) to promote, and engage in the implementation of community welfare, educational, and social development projects in Sri Lanka;

(d) to promote cultural activities and to assist the Archaeological Department to conserve ancient buildings and monuments and works of art;

(e) to promote mutual understanding and co-operation among people, irrespective of race and religion:

(f) to provide bursaries, scholarships, prizes, donations, financial aid and assistance for the promotion of education and the advancement, dissemination and propagation of knowledge;

(g) to engage in any industry or trade or in any export or import business and to aid and assist persons to commence and operate agricultural, industrial and commercial ventures and to undertake training programmes and extension services and to organise propaganda activities, relating to the transfer of technology;

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