View All - 1996 Acts Section No : Acts & Ordinances SOCIAL SECURITY BOARDMarginal Notes1. This Act may be cited as the Social Security Board Act, No. 17 of 1996 and shall come into operation on such date as the Minister may appoint by Order published in the Gazette (hereinafter referred to as " the appointed date").2. Establishment of the social security Board.3. Directors of the Board.4. Functions of the Board.5. Powers of the Board.6. Application of Act.7. Eligibility to join the Scheme.8. Benefits under the Scheme.9. When pension by payable.10. Rebates on contributions.11. Partial disablement.12. Total disablement.13. Death gratuity.14. Board to issue policy to each contributor.15. Forfoure of Policy.16. Board to determine award.17. Inspection of premises.18. Appeal.19. Pension, gratuity or allowance not to be assigned or levied upon.20. Appointment of officers and servant of the Board.21. Fund of the Board.22. Investment of Monies.23. Borrowing powers,24. Financial year and Audit of Accounts of the Board.25. Application of Inland Revenue Act, No. 28 of 1979 to the Board.26. Application of Act No. 38 of 1971.27. Directors officers and servants of the Board to be public officers.28. Board deemed to be a scheduled institution within the meaning of the Bribery Act.29. Delegation of powers and duties.30. Protection for action taken under this Act or on the direction of the Board.31. Regulations.32. Sinhala text to prevail incase of inconsistency.33. Interpretation.