Agrarian Research And Training Institute (Amendment)

Link to law: http://www.lawnet.lk/process.php?st=1995Y0V0C21A&hword=%27%27&path=2
Published: 1995

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Agrarian Research and Training institute (Amendment)
Agrarian Research and Training institute (Amendment)




AN ACT TO AMEND THE AGRARIAN RESEARCH AND TRAINING INSTITUTE ACT, NO. 5 OF 1972








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



[19th October

, 1995 ]













Short title



1. This Act may be cited as the Agrarian Research and Training Institute (Amendment) Act, No. 21 of 1995.



Amendment of the long title of Act No. 5 of 1872.



2. The long title of the Agrarian Research and Training Institute Act, No. 5 of 1972 (hereinafter referred to as the " principal enactment") is hereby amended by the substitution for the words "ESTABLISHMENT OF AN AGRARIAN RESEARCH AND TRAINING INSTITUTE ", of the words " ESTABLISHMENT OF THE HECTOR KOBBEKADUWA AGRARIAN RESEARCH AND TRAINING INSTITUTE ".



'Agrarian Research and Training Institute Act" and the " Agrarian Research and Training Institute " to be known as the " Hector Kobbekaduwa Agrarian Research and Training Institute Act" and the " Hector KOBBEKADUWA Agrarian Research and Training Institute ".



3.





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





(a) for the words "the Agrarian Research and Training Institute Act" wherever they occur in the principal enactment or other written law, the words "the Hector Kobbekaduwa Agrarian Research and Training Institute Act"; and



(b) for the words " the Agrarian Research and Training Institute ", wherever they occur in the principal enactment or other written law* the words " the Hector Kobbekaduwa Agrarian Research and Training Institute ".



(2) Every reference to the "Agrarian Research and Training Institute Act", and the " Agrarian Research and Training Institute", in any notice, notification, instrument or other document shall, after the date of commencement of this Act, be read and construed as a reference respectively, to the " Hector Kobbekaduwa Agrarian Research and Training Institute Act", and the "Hector Kobbekaduwa Agrarian Research and Training Institute".



Transitional provisions.



4.





(1)All contents, agreements of the Agrarian Research and Training Institute, which subsist or have effect on the day immediately prior to the date of commencement of this Act shall have effect against, or in favour of, the Hector Kobbekaduwa Agrarian Research and Training Institute, as fully and effectively as if, instead of the Agrarian Research and Training Institute the Hector Kobbekaduwa Agrarian Research and Training Institute had been a party thereto.



(2)All suits, actions, appeals and other legal proceedings instituted by or against the Agrarian Research and Training Institute, and pending on the day immediately prior to the date of commencement of this Act, shall not abate or be discontinued, and may be continued or enforced by or against the Hector Kobbekaduwa Agrarian Research and Training Institute.



(3)All rights, liabilities and obligations of the Agrarian Research and Training Institute other than the rights liabilities and obligations referred to in subsection(1) on the day immediately prior to the date of commencement of this Act, shall be deemed to be the rights, liabilities and obligation of the Hector Kobbekaduwa Agrarian Research and Training Institute.



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.