View All - 1975 Acts Section No : Acts & Ordinances NATIONAL SCIENCE COUNCIL OF SRI LANKA LAW Marginal Notes1. This Law may be cited as the National Science Council of Sri Lanka Law, No. 36 of 1975, and shall come into operation on such date as the Minister may appoint by Order published in the Gazette (in this Law referred to as the " appointed date ").2. Establishment of the National Science Council of Sri Lanka. 3. Duties of the Council. 4. Powers of the Council. 5. Council to comply with Minister's directions. 6. Constitution of the Council. 7. Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Council. 8. Term of office of the members of the Council. 9. Power of the Minister to remove from office a member of the Council. 10. Resignation of members. 11. Casual vacancies among members. 12. Temporary appointments of members of the Council. 13. Eligibility of members for reappointment. 14. Act or proceeding of the Council deemed not to be invalid by reason of any vacancy, or defect in the appointment, of a member. 15. Application of the seal of the Council. 16. Reimbursement of expenses of members of the Council. 17. Meetings of the Council 18. Executive Committee. 19. Working Committees of the Council. 20. Appointment of the Secretary General and other officers and servants of fee Council. 21. Powers of the Council in regard to the staff of the Council. 22. The Fund of the Council.23. Exemption from taxes and duties. 24. Financial year. 25. Application of the provisions of the Finance Act. No. 38 of 1971. 26. Power of Council to make rules. 27. Members, officers and servants of the Council deemed to be state officers. 28. The Council deemed to be a scheduled institution within the meaning of the Bribery Act. 29. Protection for action taken under this Law or on the direction of the Council. 30. No writ to issue against person or property of a member of the Council. 31. Contracts. 32. Acquisition of immovable property under the Land Acquisition Act for the Council. 33. State property both movable and immovable to be made available to the Council. 34. Returns and information. 35. Power to enter any land or premises. 36. Offences and penalties. 37. This Law; to prevail over other written law. 38. Repeal of Act No. 9 of 1968. 39. Transitional provisions. 40. Interpretation.