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. Displaced persons.

5. Interpretation

6. Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency.

SCHEDULES

 

30 of 2007.

AN ACT to provide for calling of fresh nominations and the holding of elections in respect of one Municipal Council and eight Pradeshiya Sabhas in the Eastern 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: 8th August, 2007]

1. Short title.

This Act may 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 Local Authorities Elections Ordinance (Chapter 262)(hereinafter referred to as “the Ordinance”) in respect of elections to the Municipal Council and the Pradeshiya Sabhas specified in Schedules I and II, 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.

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