Local Authorities (Special Provisions) act

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Provisions relating to nominations and deposits in respect of elections to certain Councils and Sabhas.

3. Steps to be commenced for holding of elections.

4. Interpretation.

5. Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency.

SCHEDULES

2 of 2006.

AN ACT to provide for the calling of fresh nominations and the holding of elections in respect of certain Municipal Councils, Urban Councils and Pradeshiya Sabhas, in the Northern and Eastern provinces where elections to such councils and sabhas have been postponed due to unforseen and urgent circumstances; and to provide for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

[Date of Commencement: 19th January, 2006]

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 certain Councils and Sabhas.

(1) Nomination papers submitted, under section 28 of the Ordinance in respect of elections to the Municipal Councils, Urban Councils and Pradeshiya Sabhas specified in Schedules I, II and III in response to the Notices published under section 26 of the Ordinance are hereby deemed to be of no force and effect, and as if such nomination papers had never been submitted.

(2) The Notices published under section 38 of the Ordinance in respect of elections to the Municipal Councils, Urban Councils and Pradeshiya Sabhas specified in Schedules I, II and III are hereby revoked.

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