View All - 1979 Acts Section No : Acts & Ordinances NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF PLANTATION MANAGEMENTMarginal Notes1. This Act may be cited as the National Institute of Plantation Management Act, No. 45 of 1979, and shall come into operation on such date, (hereinafter referred to as the " appointed date "), as may be appointed by the Minister by Order published in the Gazette.2. Establishment of the National Institute of Plantation Management. 3. General objects of the Institute. 4. Powers of the Institute. 5. Institute to exercise its powers under the directions of the Minister. 6. Constitution of the Board of Governors. 7. Terms of office of members of the Board, 8. Power of Minister to remove from office a member of the Board 9. Resignation of members of the Board. 10. Eligibility for reappointment as member of the Board. 11. Acts or proceedings of the Institute deemed not to be invalid by reason of any vacancy or defect in the appointment of a member. 12. Reimbursement of expenses of members of the Institute. 13. Meetings of the Institute. 14. Board to administer the affairs of the Institute. 15. Delegation of powers and duties of the Board. 16. Employees of the Institute. 17. Powers of the Board In regard to appointments to the Staff of the Institute. 18. Appointment of public officers to the staff of the Institute. 19. Appointment of officers and servants of public corporations to staff of Institute. 20. Officers and servants of the Institute deemed to be public servants within the meaning of the Penal Code. 21. Institute deemed to be a scheduled Institution within The meaning of the Bribery Act. 22. Capital of the Institute. 23. Application of the provisions of the Finance Act, No. 38 of 1971. 24. Financial year of the Institute. 25. Acquisition of immovable property under the Land Acquisition Act for the Institute. 26. State property both movable and immovable made available to the Institute. 27. Government to make available premises &c. for the use of the Institute. 28. Prosecution for action taken under this Act or on the direction of the Board. 29. No writ to issue against person or property of a member of the Board. 30. Power of Institute to make rules. 31. Power of Minister to give special or general directions to the Board. 32. Interpretation.