View All - 1982 Acts Section No : Acts & Ordinances NATIONAL CRAFTS COUNCIL AND ALLIED INSTITUTIONSMarginal Notes1. This Act may be cited as the National Crafts Council and Allied Institutions Act, No. 35 of 1982, and shall come into operation on such date as the Minister may, from time to time, appoint by Order published in the Gazette. Different dates may be appointed by the Minister for the coming into operation of different Parts of this Act.2. Establishment of the National Grafts Council. 3. Constitution of the Council 4. Disqualification from membership. 5. Term of office of members of the Council. 6. The seal of the Council. 7. Removal of members of the Council 8. Resignation of members of the Council 9. Reimbursement of expenses of members of the Council. 10. Meetings of the Council 11. Acts not invalidated by reason of vacancy or defect in the appointment of members. 12. Standing Committees. 13. Delegation of powers 14. Secretary of the Council 15. Powers of the Council. in regard to the staff 16. Appointment of public officers &c, to the staff. 17. Powers and functions of the Council 18. Fund of the Council. 19. Levy of cess on export of handicrafts. 20. Financial year and audit of accounts of the Council. 21. Officers and servants of the Council deemed to be public servants. 22. The Council deemed to be a scheduled institution within the meaning of the Bribery Act. 23. Returns and information 24. Regulations. 25. Constitution of Crafts Councils 26. Disqualification from membership 27. Term of office of members 28. Meeting's of a Council. 29. Removal of members of a Council 30. Resignation of members. 31. Powers and functions of a Council 32. Regulations 33. Establishment of the Sri Lanka Handicrafts Board. 34. Members of the Board 35. Disqualification from membership. 36. Term of office of members. 37. Removal of members of the Board. 38. Resignation of members 39. Remuneration of members 40. Meetings of the Board and quorum 41. Acts not invalidated by reason of vacancy or defect in the appointment of member. 42. Period of office of Chairman 43. Seal of the Board. 44. Objects of the Board. 45. Powers, functions and duties of the Board. 46. Directions of the Minister 47. Delegation of powers by Chairman to employees 48. Transfer of property held by the Department for Marketing and Export Promotion of Handicrafts and the Department of Small Industries pertaining to the relevant sections to the Board. 49. Staff of the Board. 50. Notice required to be given by certain public officers of the Departments of Marketing and Export Promotion of Handicrafts and of Small Industries. 51. Certain provisions of Act No. 17 of 1969 to apply to officers referred to in section 50. 52. Appointment of public officers other than those referred to in section 50. 53. Service to the Board to be regarded as service to the Government for the purpose of contracts to serve the Government 54. Employment by Board of person already in receipt of pensions. 55. Interpretation. 56. Protection for action taken under this Part or on the direction of the Board. 57. Members and employees of the Board deemed to be public servants. 58. Board deemed to be a scheduled institution, within the meaning of Bribery Act. 59. Fund of the Board. 60. Capital of the Board. 61. Annual grant to the Board 62. Borrowing powers. 63. Investment of the funds of the Board 64. Financial year and the audit of the accounts of the Board. 65. Programme of work to be undertaken by the Board during a financial year to be transmitted to the Minister for his approval. 66. Regulations. 67. Power of Board to compound claims. 68. Power of companies &c. to enter into contracts with the Board. 69. State property both movable and immovable to be made available to the Board. 70. Acquisition of immovable property under the Land Acquisition Act for the Board. 71. National Design Centre. 72. Constitution of the Board. 73. Disqualification from membership. 74. Member to disclose interests to the Board 75. Meetings of 'the Board and quorum 76. Acts not invalidated by reason of vacancy On defect in the appointment of member. 77. Term of office of members. 78. Removal of members of the Board. 79. Resignation of members. 80. Remuneration of members of the Board, 81. Seal of the Centre. 82. Powers and functions of the Centre. 83. Fund of the Centre. 84. Financial year and the audit of accounts of the Centre. 85. Staff of the Centre. 86. Regulations. 87. Rules made by the Board. 88. Protection for action' taken under this Part or on the direction of the Board. 89. Board to compound claim. 90. Acquisition of immovable property under the Land Acquisition Act for the centre. 91. State property both movable and immovable to be made available to the Centre.