View All - 2019 Acts Section No : Acts & Ordinances NATIONAL INNOVATION AGENCY ACTMarginal Notes1. This Act may be cited as the National Innovation Agency Act, No. 22 of 2019, and shall come into operation on such date as the President may appoint (hereinafter referred to as "the appointed date") by Order published in the Gazette.2. Establishment of the National Innovation Agency.3. Objects of the Agency.4. Powers, functions and duties of the Agency.5. Administration of the Agency.6. Constitution of the Council.7. Disqualification for being a member of the Council.8. Term of office of the appointed members.9. Removal resignation etc. of appointed members.10. Meetings of the Council.11. Council to invite experts to meetings.12. Remuneration for attending meetings of the Council.13. The seal of the Agency.14. The Chief Innovation Officer of the Agency.15. Appointment of the staff of the Agency.16. Appointment of Public Officers to the staff of the Agency.17. Appointment of officers from Higher educational institutions to the staff of the Agency.18. Fund of the Agency.19. Financial year and audit of accounts of the Agency.20. Annual Reports.21. Declaration of secrecy.22. Directions of the President.23. Officers and employees of the Agency deemed to be public servants.24. Agency deemed to be a scheduled institution.25. Rules.26. Regulations.27. Interpretation.28. Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency.