COUNCIL OF LEGAL EDUCATION ORDINANCE

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. The Council of Legal Education incorporated.

2A. Constitution of Incorporated Council of Legal Education.

3. To use a common seal.

4. Property and effects of Council in whom vested.

5. Power to acquire land.

6. Power to erect buildings and to sell or mortgage property.

7. Power to make by-laws.

7A. Powers of Minister in relation to the Council.

8. Repealed.

9. Repealed.

10. Repealed.

11. Repealed.

2 of 1900,

6 of 1974,

38 of 1993.

AN ORDINANCE for incorporating the council of legal education.

[Date of Commencement: 21st March, 1990]

1. Short title.

This Ordinance may be cited as the Council of Legal Education Ordinance.

2. The Council of Legal Education incorporated.

The Chief Justice and the Puisne Justices of the Supreme Court; the Attorney-General and the Solicitor-General; and Frederick Dornhorst, Henry Lorenz Wendt, Thomas Edward de Sampayo, Walter Pereira, James Arthur van Langenberg, advocates; Frederick John de Saram, John William Vanderstraaten, proctors of the Supreme Court; and Peter Daniel Anthonisz Mack, proctor of the District Court of Colombo, being the present Council of Legal Education, and their respective successors, appointed in manner provided in the Second Schedule of the Courts Ordinance1, are hereby associated together, and shall forever hereafter be and be called a body corporate in deed and in law by the name and style of "The Incorporated Council of Legal Education”, under which name the said council may sue and be sued.

2A. Constitution of Incorporated Council of Legal Education.

(1) Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in section 2, the Incorporated Council of Legal Education shall, with effect from such date as may be fixed by the Minister by Notification published in the Gazette, consist of—

(a) the Chief Justice, who shall be the Chairman of the Council;

(b) the Secretary to the Ministry charged with the subject of Justice;

(c) the Attorney-General;

[S 2A(1)(c) subs by s 2(1) of Act 38 of 1993.]

(ca) two Judges of the Supreme Court nominated by the Chief Justice;

[S 2A(1)(ca) ins by s 2(1) of Act 38 of 1993.]

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