Section No : Legislative Enactments AGRARIAN RESEARCH AND TRAINING INSTITUTEMarginal Notes1. This Act may be cited as the Hector Kobbekaduwa Agrarian Research and Training Institute Act.2. Establishment of the Hector Kobbekaduwa Agrarian Research and Training Institute.3. General objects of the institute.4. Powers of the Institute.5. Institute to exercise its powers under the directions of the Minister.6. Constitution of the Board of Governors.7. Term of office of members of the Board.[ 3,29 of 1981]8. Power of Minister to remove from office a member of the Board.9. Resignation of members of the Board10. Eligibility for reappointment as member of the Board .11. Acts or proceedings of the Institute deemed not to be invalid by reason of any vacancy or defect in the appointment of a member.12. Remuneration and reimbursement of expenses of members of the institute.[ 4,29 of 1981]13. Meetings of the Institute.14. Board to administer the affairs of the Institute.15. Delegation of powers and duties of the Board.16. Appointment of Vice-Chairman and presidency at meetings.[ 5,29 of 1981]17. Employees of the Institute.[ 6,29 of 1981]18. Powers of the Board in regard to appointments to the staff of the Institute.19. Appointment of public officers to the staff of the Institute.20. Appointment of officers and servants of public Corporations to staff of Institute.21. Officers and servants of the institute deemed to be public servants.22. Institute deemed to be a scheduled institution within the meaning of the Bribery Act.23. Capital of the Institute.24. Application of the provisions of the Public Corporations (Financial Control) Act.25. Financial year of the Institute.26. Acquisition of immovable property under the Land Acquisition Act for the Institute.27. State property both movable and immovable to be made available to the institute-28. The Government to make available premises, etc., for the use of the Institute.29. Protection for action taken under this act or on the direction of the Board.30. No writ to issue against person or property of a member of the Board.31. Power of institute to make rules.32. Powers of the Board or any member thereof or any employee generally or specially authorized to enter into or upon any land or premises.33. Any person who prevents or obstructs the Board, or any member or authorized employee to be guilty of an offence.34. Power to acquire information.35. Penalty for offences.36. Power of Minister to give special or general directions to the Board.37. Interpretation.