International Irrigation Management Institute (Amendment)

Link to law: http://www.lawnet.lk/process.php?st=2000Y0V0C50A&hword=%27%27&path=2
Published: 2000

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International Irrigation Management Institute (Amendment)
International Irrigation Management Institute (Amendment)




AN ACT TO AMEND THE INTERNATIONAL IRRIGATION MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE ACT. NO. 6 OF 1985








BE it enacted by the Parliament of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka as follows :"



[18th August

, 2000 ]













Short title and date of operation.



1. This Act may be cited as the International Irrigation Management Institute (Amendment) Act. No. 50 of 2000. and shall come into operation on such date as the Minister may appoint by Order published in the Gazette (hereinafter referred to as the "appointed date").



Amendment of the long title of act No.6 of 1985.



2. The long title of the International Irrigation Management Institute Act, No. 6 of 1985 (hereinafter referred to as the "principal enactment") is hereby amended by the substitution, for the words "International Irrigation Management Institute", of the words ''International Water Management Institute".



'international Irrigation Management Institute Act and the" International Irrigation Management Institute" to be known as the International Water Management institute Act" and the International Water Management institute".



3.





(1) In the principal enactment and in any other written law there shall be substituted"





(a) for the words "International irrigation Management Institute Act wherever those words occur in the principal enactment or any other written law, the words "International Water Management Institute Act ; and



(b) for the words "International Irrigation Management Institute", wherever those words occur in the principal enactment or any other written law, the words ''International Water Management Institute".



(2) Every reference to the "International Irrigation Management Institute Act", and "International Irrigation Management Institute", in any notice, notification, contract, communication or other document shall be read and construed as a reference respectively to the "International Water Management Institute Act" and the "International water Management Institute".



Transitional Provision.



4.





(1) All contracts and agreements entered into by or with the International Irrigation Management Institute. and subsisting or having effect on the day immediate preceding the appointed date shall he deemed to he contracts and agreements entered into by the International Water Management Institute, as fully and effectively as if, instead of the International Irrigation Management Institute, the International Water Management Institute had been a party thereto, and may be enforced accordingly.



(2) All suits, actions, appeals and other legal proceedings instituted by or against the International Irrigation Management Institute and pending on the day immediately preceding the appointed date shall be deemed to he suits actions, appeals or other legal proceedings instituted by or against the International Water Management Institute and may be continued accordingly.



(3) All judgements and orders made in favour of. or against, the International Irrigation Management Institute and remaining unsatisfied on the day immediately preceding the appointed date, shall be deemed to be orders and judgement made in favour of, or against, the International Water Management Institute and may be enforced accordingly.



(4) All other rights, liabilities and obligations of she International Irrigation Management Institute other than the rights, liabilities and obligations referred to in subsection to existing on the day immediately preceding the appointed date shall be deemed to be the rights, liabilities and obligations of the International Water Management Institute.



Amendment of section 4 of the principal enactment.



5. Section 4 of the principal enactment is hereby amended in subsection (1) of that section by the substitution, for the-word "Digane" of the word "Battaramulla''.



Amendment section 5 of principal enactment:



6. Section 5 of the principal enactment is hereby amended as follows :"





(a) by the substitution, for the words "irrigation systems", of the words "irrigation and water resources systems" ;



(b) by the substitution, in paragraph (b) of that section, for the word "irrigation'', of the words "irrigation and water resources management" ;



(c) by the substitution, in paragraph (c) of that section, for the words "irrigation systems", of the words "irrigation and water resources systems" ; and



(d) by the substitution, in paragraph (e) of that section, for the word "irrigation", of the words "irrigation and water resources management".



Amendment section 6 of principal enactment.



7. Section 6 of the principal enactment is hereby amended of as follows:-





" (a) by the substitution, in paragraph (a) of that section. for the words "irrigation systems", of the words "irrigation and water resources systems" :



(b) by the substitution, in paragraph (b) of that section. for the words "irrigation systems", of the words "irrigation and water resources systems" ;



(c) by the substitution, in paragraph (c) of that section, for the words "irrigation system", of the words "irrigation and water resources systems" ;



(d) by the substitution, in paragraph (d) of that section, for the words "irrigation systems", of the words "irrigation and water resources systems";



(e) by the substitution, in paragraph (g) of that section. for the words "irrigation systems", of the words "irrigation and water resources systems"; and



(f) by the substitution, in paragraph (h) of that section, for the words "irrigation systems", of the words ''irrigation and water resources systems".



Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency.



8. In the event of any inconsistency between the Sinhala and Tamil texts of this Act, the Sinhala text shall prevail.