Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation (Special Provisions)

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Published: 1996

Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation (Special Provisions)
Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation (Special Provisions)




AN ACT TO MAKE SPECIAL PROVISION TO ENABLE OFFICERS AND SERVANTS WHO WERE EMPLOYED IN THE DEPARTMENT OF BROADCASTING AND WHO WERE SUBSEQUENTLY EMPLOYED BY THE SRI LANKA BROADCASTING CORPORATION, TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR THE GRANT OF A PENSION; AND TO PROVIDE FOR MATTERS CONNECTED THEREWITH OR INCIDENTAL THERETO.








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



[26th March

, 1996 ]













Short title.



1. This Act may be cited as the Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation (Special Provisions) Act, No. 8 of 1996.



Grant of pension to officers and servants employed in the Department of Broadcasting and subsequently employed by the Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation.



2. Every officer and servant who was employed in the Department of Broadcasting on the day immediately prior to January 5, 1967 (other than an officer or servant who was in a transferable service), and who was subsequently employed by the Corporation shall, notwithstanding his employment by the Corporation, be deemed to have continued in office as a public officer in the Department of Broadcasting from the date on which he was employed by the Corporation until the end of his period of service in the Corporation, and shall, if his period of service in the Corporation when added to his period of service in the Department of Broadcasting amounts to ten years or more, be eligible, at the end of his period of service in the corporation, for the grant of a pension under the Minutes on Pensions.



Conditions to be satisfied before award is made.



3. Every person who becomes eligible for the grant of a pension under section 2, shall receive such pension subject to a refund, which shall be made by him or his heirs, to the Director of Pensions, of any gratuity paid to him in lieu of pension upon his accepting permanent employment with the Corporation.



Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency.



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



Interpretation.



5. In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires-



"Corporation" means the Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation established by the Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation Act, No. 37 of 1966.
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