View All - 2017 Acts Section No : Acts & Ordinances SRI LANKA SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ACTMarginal Notes1. This Act may be cited as the Sri Lanka Sustainable Development Act, No. 19 of 2017.2. Objects of this Act.3. Establishment of the Sustainable Development Council.4. Constitution of the Council.5. Quorum and meetings of the Council.6. Acts or proceedings of the Council deemed not to be invalid by reason of any vacancy.7. Remuneration of the members of the Council.8. Disqualification from being a member of the Council.9. Seal of the Council.10. Powers, functions and duties of the Council.11. Approval for the National Policy and Strategy on Sustainable Development.12. Sustainable Development Strategy of the ministries &c.13. Environment and social audit.14. Annual report of the ministry &c.15. Director-General of the Council.16. Temporary absence of the Director-General.17. Appointment of public officers to the staff of the Council.18. Appointment of officers in public corporations or higher educational institutions to the staff of the Council.19. Financial year and the audit of accounts.20. Application of Part II of the Finance Act, No.38 of 1971.21. Delegation of powers, functions and duties of the Council.22. Directions of the Minister.23. All members of the Council etc. deemed to be public servants.24. Council deemed to be a Scheduled Institution.25. Expenses to be paid out of the Consolidated Fund.26. Regulations.27. Interpretation.28. Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency.