Local Authorities (Special Provisions) act

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Provisions regarding nominations submitted and respect of Municipal Councils, Urban Councils Pradeshiya Sabhas.

3. Steps taken for holding of certain Municipal Councils, Urban Councils Pradeshiya Sabhas.

4. Interpretation.

5. Validation of acts taken under Act No. 20 of 1987.

6. Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency.

24 of 1990.

AN ACT to provide for calling of fresh nominations and the holding of elections for certain Municipal Councils, Urban Councils and Pradeshiya Sabhas, where elections to such have been postponed due to reasons of public order; and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

[Date of Commencement: 29th June, 1990]

1. Short title.

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

2. Provisions regarding nominations submitted and respect of Municipal Councils, Urban Councils Pradeshiya 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 II, III and IV of the Local Authorities (Special made in Provisions) Act, No. 38 of 1988, 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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