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Ceylon Broadcasting Corporation Act (No. 37 of 1966)


           Long Title

   1.	   Short title and date of operation  
   2.	   Establishment of the Ceylon Broadcasting Corporation,  
   3.	   Functions of the Corporation  
   4.	   Powers of the Corporation  
   5.	   Corporation to comply with Government policy  
   6.	   Constitution of the Corporation  
   7.	   Term of office of the members of the Corporation  
   8.	   Power of the Minister to remove from office a member of the Corporation  
   9.	   Resignation of members  
   10.	   Casual vacancies among members  
   11.	   Eligibility of members for reappointment  
   12.	   Acts or proceedings of the Corporation deemed not to be invalid by reason of any vacancy, or defect in the appointment, of a member  
   13.	   Application of the seal of the Corporation  
   14.	   Remuneration  
   15.	   Meetings of the Corporation  
   16.	   Temporary appointments of members of the Corporation  
   17.	   Delegation of powers of the Corporation  
   18.	   Transfer of property, &c., to the Corporation  
   19.	   Appointment of the Director-General and other officers and servants to the staff of the Corporation  
   20.	   Powers of the Corporation in regard to the staff of the Corporation  
   21.	   Officers and Servants of the Department of Broadcasting  
   22.	   Appointment of public officers not in the Department of Broadcasting  
   23.	   The Fund of the Corporation  
   24.	   Borrowing powers  
   25.	   Investments of the funds of the Corporation  
   26.	   Accounts of the Corporation and financial year  
   27.	   Audit of the accounts of the Corporation  
   28.	   The Auditor-General's report  
   29.	   Annual accounts with the auditors report and a report of the annual activities of the Corporation to be transmitted to the Minister  
   30.	   Estimate of income and expenditure of the Corporation for each financial year to be transmitted to the Minister  
   31.	   Programme of work to be undertaken by the Corporation during a financial year to be transmitted to the Minister for his approval  
   32.	   Exemption from income tax and customs duty  
   33.	   Corporation may insure employees  
   34.	   Protection for action taken under this Act, &c., or on the direction of the Corporation  
   35.	   No writ to issue against person or property of a member of the Corporation  
   36.	   Members and employees of the Corporation deemed to be public servants  
   37.	   Contracts  
   38.	   Returns and information  
   39.	   The Corporation deemed to be a scheduled institution within the meaning of the Bribery Act  
   40.	   Power to enter any land or premises  
   41.	   Offences  
   42.	   Penalties for offences  
   43.	   Power of Corporation to make rules  
   44.	   Power of Minister to issue licences for the establishment and maintenance of private broadcasting stations  
   45.	   Establishment of committees to advise the Corporation on matters relating to broadcasting  
   46.	   Regulations made under this Act to be published in the Gazette and to be brought before the Senate and the House of Representatives  
   47.	   This Act to prevail over other written law  
   48.	   Interpretation  

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