Lanka Jatika Sarvodaya Shramadana Sangamaya (Incorporation) (Amendment)

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Published: 1999

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Lanka Jatika Sarvodaya Shramadana Sangamaya (Incorporation) (Amendment)
Lanka Jatika Sarvodaya Shramadana Sangamaya (Incorporation) (Amendment)




AN ACT TO AMEND THE LANKA JATIKA SARVODAYA SHRAMADANA SANGAMAYA (INCORPORATION) ACT, NO. 16 OF 1972






Preamble
WHEREAS it has become necessary, inter alia, to make provision enabling the Lanka Jatika Sarvodaya Shramadana Sangamaya to engage in economic and financial activities, both within and outside Sri Lanka, for the purpose of creating employment and financing welfare programmes, projects and activities of the Sangamaya :



AND WHEREAS the said Sangamaya has at Special General Meetings convened for the purpose, by a vote of not less than two thirds of the members present and voting, requested the making of the necessary amendments to the Lanka Jatika Sarvodaya Shramadana Sangamaya (incorporation) Act, to provide for the above requirements and it is expedient to effect such amendments :



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



[24th May

, 1999 ]













Short title.



1. This Act may be cited as the Lanka Jatika Sarvodaya Shramadana Sangamaya (incorporation) (Amendment) Act, No. 12 of 1999.



Amendment of section 3 of Act, No. 16 of 1972.



2. Section 3 of Lanka Jatika Sarvodaya Shramadana Sangamaya (Incorporation) Act, No. 16 of 1972 (hereinafter referred to as the "principal enactment") is hereby amended as follows :"





(a) by the renumbering of subsection (9) of that section as subsection (15) thereof ;



(b) by the repeal of subsection (10) of that section ;



(c) by insertion, immediately after subsection (8) of that section of the following new subsections:







"(9) to promote, organise and engage in, economic and financial activities and to carry on such activities, both within and outside Sri Lanka, for the purpose of creating employment and financing the welfare programmes, projects, and activities of the Association ;



(10) to promote the establishment of legally recognized community organisations to undertake spiritual, moral, social, educational, economic and financial activities for the development of communities in accordance with the Sarvodaya Philosophy; and to assist such organisations to carry out their development, work, by providing them with training, management services and financial assistance ;



(11) to establish such legal entities as may be necessary to manage the various programmes and projects of the Association, to frame rules governing the conduct of such entities, and to delegate to such entities such administrative powers and financial authority as may be necessary ;



(12) to enter into arrangements for sharing profits, union of interest, co-operation, joint venture, reciprocal concession or otherwise, with any person, company or business undertaking carrying on, or engaged in, any business or transaction which the Association wishes to carry on or engage in ;



(13) to promote peace among the different ethnic groups in Sri Lanka through direct action, participation in non-violent interventions, and indirect participation in such activities as peace marches, peace conferences, peace education programmes, peace camps or other activities, by the establishment of Sarvodaya Non-violent People's Peace Organization ;



(14) to strike for the promotion of universal respect for the observance of human rights and fundamental freedoms ; and by progressive measures, both national and international, to secure their universal recognition and observance ;" and



(d) in the renumbered subsection (15) of that section by the substitution for the words 'the Freedom from Hunger Campaign of the Food and Agricultural Organisation "of the abbreviations "the FAO, UNV."



Amendment of section 4 of the principal enactment.



3. Section 4 of the principal enactment is hereby amended as follows :"





(a) in subsection (1) of that section by the substitution for the words "of the office bearers" of the words "committee of office bearers" ; and



(b) in subsection (2) of that section by the substitution for the words "functions to" of the words "functions to the committee of office bearers or".



Amendment of section 6 of the principal enactment.



4. Section 6 of the principal enactment is hereby amended in subsection (1) of that section by the substitution for the words "for the performance of the duties of the office bearers and other members of the Executive Council of the Corporation for", of the words "for the performance of the duties of the committee of office-bearers and other members of the executive council of the corporation, for the establishment of Sarvodaya related economic enterprises and welfare units, for the composition of the committee of office bearers for".



Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency.



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



Repeal of the Schedule to the principal enactment.



6. The Schedule to the principal enactment is hereby repealed and the following Schedule substituted therefor .



Schedules