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Marginal Notes
1. This Act may be cited as the Fishermen's Pension and Social Security Benefit Scheme Act, No. 23 of 1990 and shall come into operation on such date as may be appointed by the Minister by Order published in the Gazette.
2. Establishment of the Fishermen's pension and Social Security Benefit Scheme.
3. The objects of the Scheme.
4. Area of operation of the Scheme to be determined by the Minister.
5. Eligibility to join the Scheme.
6. Benefits under the Scheme.
7. When pension is payable.
8. Rebate on contribution.
9. Partial disablement.
10. Total disablement.
11. Death gratuity.
12. Agricultural Insurance Board to operate the Scheme.
13. Powers, duties and functions of the Board.
14. Delegation of powers, functions and duties of the Board.
15. Board to issue policy to each contributor.
16. Forfeiture of policy.
17. Board to determine the award.
18. Appeal.
19. Pension, gratuity or allowance not to be assigned or levied upon.
20. The Advisory of the Committee.
21. Qualifications and tenure of office of the members of the Advisory Committee.
22. Powers of the Committee.
23. Remuneration of members of the Committee.
24. Power of the Minister in relation to the Committee.
25. Fishermen's Pension and Social Security Benefit Fund.
26. Investment of funds.
27. Borrowing powers of the Board.
28. Financial year &c.
29. Regulations.
30. Protection for action taken under this Act or on the direction of the Board.
31. Offences,
32. Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency.
33. Interpretation