KANDYAN SUCCESSION ORDINANCE

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Issue of certain marriages declared subject to Kandyan law.

3. Saving as to property dealt with on the basis of the decision in Mudiyanse v. Appuhamy.

4. Interpretation.

23 of 1917.

AN ORDINANCE to declare the law applicable to the issue of certain Kandyan Marriages.

[Date of Commencement: 9th November, 1917]

1. Short title.

This Ordinance may be cited as the Kandyan Succession Ordinance.

2. Issue of certain marriages declared subject to Kandyan law.

The issue of the following marriages, that is to say—

(a) a marriage contracted between a man subject to the Kandyan law and domiciled in the Kandyan provinces and a woman not subject to the Kandyan law;

(b) a marriage contracted in binna between a woman subject to the Kandyan law and domiciled in the Kandyan provinces and a man not subject to the Kandyan law,

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