Resthouses (Amendment)

Resthouses (Amendment)

BE it enacted by the Parliament of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka as follows:-

[29th May
, 1981
Short title.

1. This Act may be cited as the Resthouses (Amendment) Act No. 32 of 1981.

Amendment of section 6 of Chapter 275

2. Section 6 of the Resthouses Act section 6 of (hereinafter referred to as the “principal enactment”) is hereby amended by the insertion, immediately after subsection (2) of that section, of the following new subsections:”

” (3) All sums received by any body of persons incorporated by Act or Ordinance, under or by virtue of any rules made or deemed to be made under section 4 in respect of any resthouse in its control or under section 5 in respect of the letting of any such resthouse shall be credited to the funds of the local authority within the administrative limits of which such resthouse is situated after all expenditure incurred by such body in respect of the maintenance, administration, control or advertisement of the resthouse is defrayed out of such sums.

(4) The provisions of subsection (3) shall apply only in respect of any rest house which was vested in a Municipal Council or Urban Council, under subsection (1) of section 2. and the control of which was transferred to and vested in an appropriate authority, under subsection (1) of section 3.”.

Insertion of new section 6A in the principal enactment .

3. The following new section is hereby inserted immediately after section 6, and shall have effect as section 6A, of the principal enactment:”

Vesting of powers & c. under the Act on certain bodies of persons.

6A. Where the control of any resthouse is vested under on certain bodies this Act in anybody of Persons incorporated by Act or Ordinance, such body shall be deemed for all purposes to have the authority to exercise, perform and discharge the powers, duties and functions which such body could exercise, perform and discharge under this Act.”.