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1. This Act may be cited as the Bureau of Ceylon Standards Act, No. 38 of 1964.
2. Establishment of the Bureau of Ceylon Standards.
3. Members of the Bureau.
4. Vesting of the powers, duties and functions of the Bureau in the Council and constitution of the Council.
5. Term of office of members other than ex officio members of the Council.
6. Disqualification for membership of the Council.
7. Vacation of office.
8. Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Council.
9. Reimbursement of expenses of members of the Council.
10. Proceedings of the Council.
11. The seal.
12. Establishment of committees.
13. Objects of the Bureau.
14. Functions of the Bureau.
15. Powers of the Bureau.
16. Standardization marks.
17. Prohibition of registration of marks identical with standardization marks as trade marks. Cap. 150.
18. Standardization marks not to be applied to commodities unless authorized by-permits.
19. Power of Minister by Order to declare compulsory standard specifications.
20. Notice of Intention to make an Order under section 19.
21. Appeals.
22. Sale of a commodity to which section 19 applies prohibited except under a permit and unless the commodity complies with the specification, &c.
23. Permits.
24. Appointment of Director of the Bureau.
25. Appointment of other officers and servants of the Bureau.
26. Powers of the Council to exercise disciplinary control over members of the staff of the Bureau,
27. Delegation of powers of the Council.
28. Appointment of inspectors.
29. Powers of inspectors.
30. Pension schemes, &c., for staff of the Bureau.
31. Capital Fund of the Bureau.
32. Financing of the running expenses of the Bureau.
33. Charging of fees for services rendered and disposal of income derived therefrom.
34. Donations and contributions made to the Bureau.
35. Accounts of the Bureau.
36. Audit. Cap. 145.
37. Documents to be sent to the Minister and laid before the House of Representatives.
38. Protection of Council and members thereof.
39. Secrecy.
40. Rights in discoveries, inventions and improvements made by any member of the staff of the Bureau to vest in the Bureau.
41. Crown lands and buildings.
42. Exemption from taxes and duties.
43. The use by any person carrying on any activity, business, trade or occupation, of certain words.
44. Duty of persons to whom permits have been issued to transmit samples of commodities or furnish information relating to commodities whenever required to do so.
45. Offences.
46. Penalties.
47. Offences by bodies of persons.
48. Regulations.
49. Interpretation.