National Disaster Management Organisation Act, 1996 (No. 517)
This Act establishes the National Disaster Management Organisation and defines its functions and powers. The National Security Council shall be the governing body of the Organisation and may appoint committees for purposes of this Act. The Act also establishes a National Disaster Management Committee and defines its functions. The Organisation shall have a National Coordinator and Regional and District Coordinators. In each region a Regional Disaster Management Committee and in each district a District Committee.