Institute Of Engineers, Ceylon (Amendment)

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Published: 1996

Institute of Engineers, Ceylon (Amendment)
Institute of Engineers, Ceylon (Amendment)




AN ACT TO AMEND THE INSTITUTE OF ENGINEERS, CEYLON, ACT, NO. 17 OF 1968








WHEREAS an Institution called and known as "The Institute of Engineers, Ceylon" was incorporated by Act No. 17 of 1968 :



AND WHEREAS the members of the said Institute have adopted a resolution to amend its name to "Institution of Engineers , Sri Lanka", and it is for the public advantage to effect such amendment :



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



[8th February

, 1996 ]













Short title.



1. This Act may be cited as the Institute of Engineers, Ceylon (Amendment) Act, No. 3 of 1996.



Amendment of short title to Act No. 17 of 1968.



2. The short title of the Institute of Engineers, Ceylon, Act, No, 17 of 1968 (hereinafter referred to as "the principal enactment") is hereby amended by the substitution, for the words "Institute of Engineers, Ceylon,", of the words "Institution of Engineers, sri lanka,".



Amendment of the principal enactment and other written law.



3. Wherever in any provision of the principal enactment or any written law, or in any marginal note thereto, or in any notice, communication, form, or other document issued made, required or authorized by or under the principal enactment the word "Institute" in any context denoting the Institute of Engineers or the words "Institute of Engineers, Ceylon" occur, there shall be substituted for that word or those words, the word or words "Institution" and "Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka," respectively.



Savings for contracts be.



4. Every Contract, agreement or other instrument or document whatsoever made issued or executed prior to the date of commencement of this Act, and subsisting on that date by or in favour of the "Institute of Engineers Ceylon," shall be deemed, from and after the date of commencement of this Act, to be and to have been made, issued or executed by or in, favour of the "Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka".



Validity of acts done prior to the commencement of this Act,



5. Any power exercised or any act done, by the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka prior to the date of commencement of this Act in pursuance, or supposed pursuance of any power conferred on it by the principal enactment shall be deemed, for all purposes, to have been validly exercised and done.



Sinhala text to prevail in case of Inconsistency.



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