View All - 1997 Acts Section No : Acts & Ordinances NATIONAL TRANSPORT MEDICAL INSTITUTEMarginal Notes1. This Act may be cited as the National Transport Medical Institute Act, No. 25 of 1997, and shall come into operation on such date as the Minister may appoint by Order published in the Gazette (hereinafter referred to as the "appointed date").2. Establishment of National Transport Medical institute. 3. Functions of the Institute. 4. Powers of the Institute. 5. Administration of the Instituted vested in the Board. 6. Constitution of the Board. 7. Term of office. 8. Chairman of the Board. 9. Meetings of the Board. 10. Proceedings of the Board not to be invalid by reason of any vacancy or defect in the appointment of a member. 11. Seal of the Board, 12. Staff of the institute. 13. Service to the Institute deemed to be service to the Government for the purposes of certain contracts. 14. Appointment of public officers to the staff of the Institute. 15. Delegation of powers of the Board to the Chairman of the Board. 16. Fund of the Institute. 17. Financial year of the Institute. 18. Audit of Accounts. 19. Regulations. 20. Protection of actions taken under this Act. 21. The institute deemed to be a Scheduled institution within the meaning of the Bribery Act. 22. Officers and servant of the Institute deemed to be public servants. 23. Transitional Provisions. 24. Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency. 25. Interpretation.