View All - 1981 Acts Section No : Acts & Ordinances NATURAL RESOURCES, ENERGY AND SCIENCE AUTHORITY OF SRI LANKA ACTMarginal Notes1. This Act may be cited as the Natural Resources, Energy and Science Authority of Sri Lanka Act, No. 78 of 1981, and shall come into operation on such date as the Minister may appoint by Order published in the Gazette (in this Act referred to as the " appointed date ").2. Establishment of the Natural Resources, Energy and Science Authority of Sri Lanka. 3. The Authority to be a body corporate. 4. Members of the Authority. 5. Disqualification from being appointed or being a member of the Authority. 6. The seal Authority. 7. Remuneration of members. 8. Proceedings of the Authority. 9. Duties and functions of the Authority. 10. Powers of the Authority. 11. Authority to comply with directions of the Minister. 12. Director-General of the Authority. 13. Appointment &c. of the staff of the Authority. 14. Fund of the Authority. 15. Borrowing powers of the Authority. 16. Financial year and the audit of accounts of the Authority. 17. Delegation of powers, duties and functions. 18. Members, officers and servants of the Authority deemed to be public servants. 19. The Authority deemed to be a scheduled institution within the meaning of the Bribery Act. 20. Protection for action taken under this Act or on the direction of the Authority.21. No writ to issue against person or property of a member of the Authority. 22. Power of Authority to make rules. 23. Acquisition of immovable property under the Land Acquisition Act. 24. State property both movable and immovable, to be made available to the Authority. 25. Returns and information. 26. power to enter any land or premises. 27. Offences and penalties. 28. Exemption from taxes and duties. 29. This Act to prevail over other written law. 30. Repeal of Law No. 36 of 1975. 31. Transitional provisions. 32. Interpretation.