View All - 1992 Acts Section No : Acts & Ordinances NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF SOCIAL DEVELOPMENTMarginal Notes1. This Act may be cited as the National Institute of Social Development Act, No. 41 of 1992, and shall come into operation on such date as the Minister may appoint by Order published in the Gazette.2. Establishment of the National Institute of Social Development. 3. Objects of the Institute. 4. Powers of the Institute. 5. Academic powers of the Institute. 6. Administration of Institute vested in the Council. 7. Constitution of the Council. 8. Seal of the Institute. 9. Meetings of the Council. 10. Constitution of the Academic Affairs Board. 11. Appointment of the Director-General of the Institute. 12. Staff of the Institute. 13. Service to the Institute deemed to be service to the Government for the purposes of certain contracts. 14. Appointment of public officers to the staff of the Institute. 15. Initial capital of the Institute. 16. Fund of the Institute. 17. Financial year of the institute. 18. Audit of Accounts. 19. Powers of minister in relation to the Council. 20. State property both movable and immovable to be made available to the Institute. 21. The State to make available premises, for the use of the. Institute. 22. Council to submit a report of its activities. 23. The Institute deemed to be a scheduled institution within the meaning of the Bribery Act 24. Members a employees of the Institute deemed to be public servants. 25. Protection of action taken under the Act. 26. Regulations. 27. Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency .