PRESCRIPTION (SPECIAL PROVISIONS) ACT

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title

2. Right to sue for immovable property including land of a disadvantaged person.

3. Avoidance of doubt.

4. A disadvantaged person to be entitled to benefit from this Act within two years after the date of operation of this Act.

5. Provisions of the Act not to apply to State land.

6. Interpretation.

7. Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency.

5 of 2016.

AN ACT to enable special legal provisions to be made in respect of persons who were unable to pursue their rights in court for the recovery of any immovable property including land due to the activities of any militant terrorist group which prevailed in Sri Lanka and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto

[Date of commencement: 26th April 2016]

1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the Prescription (Special Provisions) Act.

2. Right to sue for immovable property including land of a disadvantaged person.

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