Tea Small Holdings Development (Amendment)

Tea Small Holdings Development (Amendment)

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

[28th August
, 1991
Short title.

1. This Act may be cited as the Tea Small Holdings Development (Amendment) Act. No, 36 of 1991.

Amendment of section 15 of Law No. 35 of 1975.

2. Section 15 of the Tea Small Holdings Development Law No. 35 of 1975,(hereinafter referred to as the “principal enactment”) is hereby amended by the insertion immediately after paragraph (k) of subsection (2) of that section, of the following new paragraph:-

‘(kk) subject to the provisions of this Law to make rules providing for the registration of Tea Small Holdings Development Societies, (hereinafter referred to as “Societies”) applications for registration, the conditions and restrictions subject to which such Societies shall be registered, appeals against refusal of registration, provisions to be included in the by-laws of Societies applying for registration (including provisions as to qualifications for membership of the Society and of the Executive Committee thereof, the register of members of the Society, declaration of profits of the Society, meetings of the Society and of the Executive Committee, audits and accounts of the Society, settlement of disputes between the Society and; a member of the-Society by arbitration), grounds for cancellation of registration and appeals from orders of cancellation ;’.

Amendment of section 22 of the principal enactment.

3. Section 22 of the principal enactment is hereby amended by the repeal of subsection (1) of that section and the section substitution therefor of the following subsection: ”

” (1) The Minister may make regulations on all matters in respect of which regulations are required to be made under this Law or required by this Law to be prescribed. Every regulation made by the Minister shall be published in the Gazette and shall come into operation on the date of such publication, or on such later date as may be specified therein.”.

Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency.

4. In the event of any inconsistency between the Sinhala and Tamil texts of this Act, the Sinhala text shall prevail.