Development Councils (Repeal) ACT

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Repeal of Act No. 35 of 1980.

3. Transitional Provision.

14 of 1989.

AN ACT to repeal the Development Councils Act. No. 35 of 1980; and to provide for matters connected therewith of incidental thereto.

[Date of Commencement: 3rd November, 1989]

1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the Development Councils (Repeal) Act.

2. Repeal of Act No. 35 of 1980.

(1) The Development Councils Act. No. 35 of 1980, is hereby repealed.

(2) Notwithstanding the preceding provisions of this section—

(a) section 17A of the Development Councils Act, No. 35 of 1980 (in this section referred to as "the repealed Act”) shall continue in force, and accordingly, every Gramodaya Mandalaya, established under that section shall continue to exercise and discharge the powers and functions conferred on, and assigned to such Mandalayas by that section or by other written law (either than such of those powers and functions as relate to Development Councils);

(b) all regulations made under section 71 of the repealed Act, and in force on the day preceding the date of commencement of this Act, relating to the conduct of business, and the procedure for the discharge of functions, by a Gramodaya Mandalaya shall continue in force so far as their continuance is necessary for the proper functioning of Gramodaya Mandalayas;

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