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1. This Act may be cited as the Ceylon Tourist Board Act, No. 10 of 1966, and shall come into operation on such date* as the Minister may appoint by Order published in the Gazette (in this Act referred to as the " appointed date ").
2. Ceylon Tourist Board.
3. The Board to be a body corporate.
4. The objects of the Board,
5. The manner in which objects of the Board are to be attained.
6. Constitution of the Board.
7. Application of the seal of the Board.
8. Remuneration of members of the Board.
9. The Chairman of the Board.
10. Presidency at meetings.
11. Meetings of the Board.
12. Head office of the Board.
13. Branches and agencies.
14. Minister's directions to the Board.
15. Members of the Board deemed to be public servants.
16. Staff of the Board.
17. Departments of the Board.
18. Appointment of certain classes of officers and servants to the staff of the Board.
19. Members of the staff of the Board deemed to be public servants.
20. The Fund of the Board.
21. Accounts of the Board and financial year.
22. Audit of accounts of the Board.
23. The Auditor-General's report.
24. Annual accounts with the auditor's report and a report of the annual activities of the Board to be transmitted to the Minister.
25. Exemptions from customs duty.
26. Power of the Board to do anything necessary for, or conducive to, the attainment of its objects.-
27. Special powers of the Board relating to the attainment of Its objects.
28. Special duties of the Board.
29. Power of the Board to make Orders.
30. Power to hold, take, &c., property.
31. Powers of the Board in relation to members of its staff and the administration of its business.
32. Power of the Board to enter into contracts, &c.
33. Power of the Board to compound claims.
34. Powers to borrow.
35. Compounding of offences.
36. Protection for action taken under this Act, &c., or on the direction of the Board.
37. No writ to issue against person or property of a member of the Board.
38. Effect of certain documents.
39. Fines and penalties to be paid into the Fund of the Board.
40. The Board deemed to be a scheduled institution within the meaning of the Bribery Act.
41. Returns and information.
42. Powers of entry, &c.
43. Service of notices, &c.
44. Power of companies, &c., to enter Into contracts with the Board.
45. Contracts.
46. Use of certain words and doing of certain acts or things prohibited.
47. Power to make rules.
48. Power of Minister to make Orders.
49. Offences.
50. Penalties for offences.
51. No proceedings except with written sanction of the Board.
52. Offences by bodies of persons.
53. Repeal of Act No. 9 of 1959, and the Guides Ordinance. Cap. 273.
54. Interpretation.
55. Transfer, of properties, &c, of the Government Tourist Bureau or the Tourist Development Board to the Board.
56. Officers and servants of the Government Tourist Bureau or the Tourist Development Board.
57. Vesting of control of certain rest houses in the Board.
58. Transfer of the possession and use of certain Crown property and certain contracts to the Board.