LOCAL AUTHORITIES (SPECIAL PROVISIONS) act

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Provisions relating to nominations and deposits in respect of elections to a Municipal Council, and certain Urban Council and Pradeshiya Sabhas.

3. Steps to be commenced for holding of elections.

4. Displaced persons.

5. Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency.

SCHEDULES

55 of 2007,

30 of 2009.

AN ACT to provide for calling of fresh nominations and the holding of elections in respect of one municipal council, five urban councils and twenty seven Pradeshiya Sabhas in the northern province where elections to such council and sabhas have been postponed due to unforseen and urgent circumstances; and to provide for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

[Date of Commencement: 16th November, 2007]

1. Short title.

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

2. Provisions relating to nominations and deposits in respect of elections to a Municipal Council, and certain Urban Council and Pradeshiya Sabhas.

(1) Nomination papers submitted, under section 28 of the Local Authorites Elections Ordinance (Chapter 262) (hereinafter referred to as "the principal enactment”) in respect of elections to the Municipal Council, Urban Councils and the Pradeshiya Sabhas specified respectively in Schedules I, II and III to this Act, in response to the Notices published under section 26 of the principal enactment are hereby deemed to be of no force and effect and as if such nomination papers had never been submitted.

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