View All - 2018 Acts Section No : Acts & Ordinances NEW VILLAGES DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY FOR PLANTATION REGION ACTMarginal Notes1. This Act may be cited as the New Villages Development Authority for Plantation Region Act, No. 32 of 2018, and shall come into operation on such date as the Minister may appoint (hereinafter referred to as "the appointed date") by Order published in the Gazette.2. Establishment of the New Villages Development Authority for Plantation Region.3. Designated areas of the Authority.4. Objects of the Authority.5. Powers of the Authority.6. Functions of the Authority.7. Board of Management of the Authority.8. Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Board.9. Financial interest of the members of the Board.10. Disqualifications to be a member of the Board.11. Provisions relating to appointed members.12. Meetings of the Board.13. The seal of the Authority.14. Board to invite experts to meetings.15. Remuneration for attending meetings of the Board.16. Director-General of the Authority.17. Staff of the Authority.18. Public officers to be appointed to the Staff of the Authority.19. Appointment of officers and other employees of public corporations to the Staff of the Authority.20. Fund of the Authority.21. Authority to maintain accounts.22. Financial year and audit of accounts.23. Investment of funds.24. Borrowing powers of the Authority.25. Exemption of Authority from payments of duties.26. Annual Report.27. Declaration of secrecy.28. Delegation of powers of the Authority.29. Directions by the Minister.30. Officers and other employees of the Authority deemed to be public officers.31. Authority deemed to be a Scheduled Institution.32. Compulsory acquisition of land.33. Expenses in suit or prosecution to be paid out of the Fund.34. Regulations.35. Power of the Board to make rules.36. Offences and penalties.37. Interpretation.38. Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency.