PUBLIC OFFICERS' (SECURITY) ORDINANCE

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Different ways in which Public Officers may, give security.

3. Repealed.

4. Form and amount of Bond or other instrument.

5. Bonds to be attested, approved, and recorded.

6. Receipt for deposit.

7. On breach of Bond and payment by guarantors, Bond may be assigned to them.

8. Promised guarantee not person to privileges of office.

9. Security under this Ordinance sufficient in all cases.

10. In what cases fresh security may be required by the Secretary to the Ministry or an officer authorised by him.

11. Bonds and guarantees may be given and deposits returned on certificate of the Secretary to the Ministry.

12. Rules relating to Personal Bond and deposit of moneys or periodical, payments.

13. Interpretation.

14 of 1890,

12 of 1897,

9 of 1903,

10 of 1928,

15 of 1935,

10 of 1939,

29 of 1943,

5 of 1950,

19 of 1951,

27 of 1952,

4 of 1968,

30 of 1971.

AN ORDINANCE relating to the giving of security by Public Officers in the employment of the Government of Sri Lanka.

[Date of Commencement: 1st July, 1891]

1. Short title.

This Ordinance shall be called the Public Officers' (Security) Ordinance.

2. Different ways in which Public Officers may, give security.

Every person in the employment of the Government of Sri Lanka who is required to give security for the due discharge in any respect of any duties to be performed by him in the course of such employment, shall give security according to the provisions of this Ordinance, in one or more of the following ways as the Secretary to the Ministry or an officer authorised by him may in each case determine, and not otherwise, namely;

(a) By personal Bond and deposit of securities or money.

by personal Bond and deposit with the Secretary to the Ministry to the extent required of public securities or of savings certificates issued under the National Savings Bank Act, duty endorsed in favour of the said Secretary to the Ministry, or by personal Bond and lodgement of moneys in the National Savings Bank, or any commercial bank approved by the Deputy Secretary to the Treasury, to such extent in the name of the said Secretary to the Ministry;

(b) By personal Bond and periodical payments.

by personal Bond and by the deposit of moneys or the making of periodical payments in accordance with the terms of such Bond;

(c) By personal Bond and of any guarantee of association of public servant.

by personal Bond and the guarantee of any association of Public Officers for purposes of mutual guarantee, whereof the business is conducted according to rules, from time to time, approved by the Minister in charge of the subject of Finance and published in the Gazette;

(d) By personal Bond and guarantee of the Insurance Corporation.

by personal Bond and the guarantee of the Insurance Corporation:

Provided, however, that—

[S 2(d) am by s 2 of Act 4 of 1968.]

(i) any Grama Seva Niladhari, or

(ii) any other officer or class of officers approved by the Deputy Secretary to the Treasury, may give such security either in the manner hereinbefore provided or by the hypothecation of immovable property to the satisfaction of the Secretary to the Ministry.

3. .

[Rep by s 3 of Act 4 of 1968.]

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