The Albert Victor Leper Hospital (Abolition) Act, 1956.
West Bengal Act 15 of 1956
(a) "the Hospital" means the Albert Victor Leper Hospital;
(b) "the Board" means the Board of Trustees constituted under the Albert Victor Leper Hospital Act, 1935, for the Hospital.3. Abolition of the Hospital. - The Hospital is hereby abolished and the Board is hereby dissolved. 4. Vesting of funds and properties and their application. - (1) All funds and other properties of the Hospital which immediately before the commencement of this Act, were vested in the Board are hereby transferred to and vested in the State Government free of trusts (if any) existing immediately before such commencement. (2) The said funds and properties shall, subject to the provisions of sub-section (3), be applied by the State Government for any purpose connected with the prevention, treatment of relief of leprosy or for the promotion of any research work on leprosy, as the State Government thinks fit. (3) The State Government shall discharge out of the said funds and properties, all debts and pecuniary liabilities of the Board (including claims, if any, relating to pensions, provident fund and gratuities of officers and servants of the Board) for which the Board would have been liable if this Act had not been passed. (4) The State Government may from time to time vary the manner of the investment of any of the said funds, or capitalize any of the said funds or properties by sale or other manner of disposal. 5. Removal of difficulties. - If any difficulty arises in giving effect to the provisions of this Act, the State Government may by order do or cause to be done anything which may be necessary to remove the difficulty. 6. Indemnity. - No suit or other legal proceedings shall lie against the State Government or any servant or officer of the State Government for anything which is in good faith done or intended to be done in pursuance of the provisions of this Act. 7. Repeal. - The Albert Victor Leper Hospital Act, 1935, is hereby repealed.