Blackhall’s Laws of Sri Lanka Monthly Statutes Bulletin 2013

Acts (1 to 35) 2013

NEW ENACTMENTS

1. DIVINEGUMA ACT, NO. 1 OF 2013

An Act to provide for the establishment of department of Divineguma development
(Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of January 11, 2013.)

 

2. CODE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE (SPECIAL PROVISIONS) ACT, NO. 2 OF 2013

An Act to provide for the extension of the period of detention of persons arrested without a warrant
(Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of February 08, 2013.)

 

3. HANGURANKETHA MADANWALA RAJAMAHA VIHARA DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION (INCORPORATION) ACT, NO. 26 OF 2013

An Act to incorporate the Hanguranketha Madanwala Rajamaha Vihara Development Foundation
(Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of May 23, 2013.)

 

4. REGISTRATION OF ELECTORS (SPECIAL PROVISIONS) ACT, NO. 27 OF 2013

An Act to make Special Provision to exempt internally displaced persons from certain requirements
of the Registration of Electors act
(Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of June 21, 2013.)

 

5. LOCAL AUTHORITIES FILLING OF VACANCIES (SPECIAL PROVISIONS) ACT, NO. 30 OF 2013

An Act to provide for the filling of vacancies in the office of Mayor, Deputy Mayor or a member of local authorities
(Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of July 12, 2013.)

 

6. CONVENTION AGAINST DOPING IN SPORT ACT, NO. 33 OF 2013

An Act to give effect to the International Convention Against Doping in Sport
(Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of November 15, 2013.)

 

7. APPROPRIATION ACT, NO. 36 OF 2013

An Act to provide for the service of the financial year 2014; to authorise the raising of loans in or outside Sri Lanka, for the purpose of such service; to make financial provision in respect of certain activities of the government during that financial year; to enable the payment by way of advances out of the consolidated fund or any other fund or moneys, of or at the disposal of the government, of moneys required during that financial year for expenditure on such activities; to provide for the refund of such moneys to the consolidated fund and to make provision for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto
(Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of December 20, 2013.)

AMENDMENT

1. CONVENTION ON THE SUPPRESSION OF TERRORIST FINANCING (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 3 OF 2013

An Act to amend the Convention on the Suppression of Terrorist Financing Act, No. 25 of 2005
Sections 3, 4F, 5 and 16A amended
(Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of February 15, 2013.)
Amended Convention on the Suppression of Terrorist Financing Act

 

2. SOCIETY OF THE CEYLONESE BROTHERS OF ST. JOSEPH ACT, NO. 4 OF 2013

An Act to change the name of Society of the Ceylonese Brothers of St. Joseph
(Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of February 22, 2013.)
Amended Society of the Ceylonese Brothers of St. Joseph Act

 

3. PORTS AND AIRPORTS DEVELOPMENT LEVY (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 5 OF 2013

An Act to amend the Ports and Airports Development Levy Act, No. 18 of 2011
Sections 3 and 16 amended
(Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of March 22, 2013.)
Amended Ports and Airports Development Levy Act

 

4. ECONOMIC SERVICE CHARGE (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 6 OF 2013

An Act to amend of the Economic Service Charge Act, No. 13 of 2006
Sections 2 and 13 amended
(Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of March 22, 2013.)
Amended Economic Service Charge Act

 

5. EXCISE (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 7 OF 2013

An Act to amend the Excise Ordinance
Section 15 amended
(Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of March 22, 2013.)
Amended Excise Ordinance

 

6. TELECOMMUNICATION LEVY (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 8 OF 2013

An Act to amend the Telecommunication Levy Act, No. 21 of 2011
Sections 2 and 12 amended
(Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of March 22, 2013.)
Amended Telecommunication Levy Act, No. 21 of 2011

 

7. CUSTOMS (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 9 OF 2013

An Act to amend the Customs Ordinance
Section 10 amended
(Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of March 22, 2013.)
Amended Customs Ordinance

 

8. RESETTLEMENT AUTHORITY (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 10 OF 2013

An Act to amend the Resettlement Authority Act, No. 9 of 2007
Section 32 amended
(Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of March 28, 2013.)
Amended Resettlement Authority Act

 

9. NATION BUILDING TAX (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 11 OF 2013

An Act to amend the Nation Building Tax Act, No. 9 of 2009
Section 9 and First Schedule amended
(Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of April 26, 2013.)
Amended Nation Building Tax Act

 

10. FINANCE ACT, NO. 12 OF 2013

An Act to amend the Finance Act, No. 16 of 1995
Sections 5 and 17 amended
Amended Finance Act, No. 16 of 1995
An Act to amend the Finance Act, No. 25 of 2003
Section 11 amended
Amended Finance Act, No. 25 of 2003
An act to amend the Finance Act, No. 12 of 2012
Part IV heading substituted
Sections 16, 17, 18 and 19 amended
Sections 18A, 18B, 18C , 19A, 19B and Schedule (immediately after Section 20) inserted
Amended Finance Act, No. 12 of 2012
(Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of April 26, 2013.)

 

11. NOTARIES (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 13 OF 2013

An Act to amend the Notaries Ordinance
Sections 27 and Second Schedule amended
(Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of April 26, 2013.)
Amended Notaries Ordinance

 

12. POWERS OF ATTORNEY (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 14 OF 2013

An Act to amend the Powers of Attorney Ordinance
Section 9 amended
Section 10 inserted
(Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of April 26, 2013.)
Amended Powers of Attorney Ordinance

 

13. FISCAL MANAGEMENT (RESPONSIBILITY) (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 15 OF 2013

An Act to amend the Fiscal Management (Responsibility) Act, No. 3 of 2003
Section 3 amended
(Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of April 26, 2013.)
Amended Fiscal Management (Responsibility) Act

 

14. STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 16 OF 2013

An Act to amend the Strategic Development Projects Act, No. 14 of 2008
Schedule amended
(Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of April 26, 2013.)
Amended Strategic Development Projects Act

 

15. VALUE ADDED TAX (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 17 OF 2013

An Act to amend the Value Added Tax Act, No. 14 of 2002
Sections 2, 3, 5, 10, 11, 12, 14, 16, 21, 22, 25A, 25B, 25C, 25D, 25H, 25I, 26, 28, 67 and
First schedule amended
Section 64A inserted
(Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of April 26, 2013.)
Amended Value Added Tax Act

 

16. INLAND REVENUE (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 18 OF 2013

An Act to amend the Value Added Tax Act, No. 14 of 2002
Sections 7, 8, 9, 13, 15, 16C, 16D, 17A, 25, 26, 34, 40A, 40B, 56, 59B, 60, 78, 79, 104, 113, 121, 135, 140, 141, 142, 163, 172, 204A, 208A, 217, First Schedule, Second Schedule and Fifth Schedule amended
Sections 16E, 46A, 48B, 56A, 56B, 56C, 56D, 59D, 59E and 104A inserted
(Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of April 26, 2013.)
Amended Inland Revenue Act, No. 10 of 2006

 

17. BETTING AND GAMING LEVY (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 19 OF 2013

An Act amend to the Betting and Gaming Levy Act, No. 40 of 1988
Sections 2 and 7 amended
Section 2A inserted
(Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of April 26, 2013.)
Amended Betting and Gaming Levy Act

 

18. REGISTRATION OF DOCUMENTS (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 21 OF 2013

An Act to amend the Registration of Documents Ordinance
Sections 13, 22, 48 and First Schedule amended
(Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of April 26, 2013.)
Amended Registration of Documents Ordinance

 

19. MARRIAGE REGISTRATION (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 22 OF 2013

An Act to amend the Marriage Registration Ordinance
Sections 24, 27, 34, 38, 51, 62 and Second Schedule amended
(Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of May 10, 2013.)
Amended Marriage Registration Ordinance

 

20. KANDYAN MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 23 OF 2013

An Act to amend the Kandyan Marriage and Divorce Act
Sections 16, 18, 19 and 24 amended
(Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of May 10, 2013.)
Amended the Kandyan Marriage and Divorce Act

 

21. MUSLIM MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 24 OF 2013

An Act to amend the Muslim Marriage and Divorce Act
Sections 18 and 94 amended
(Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of May 10, 2013.)
Amended Muslim Marriage and Divorce Act

 

22. BIRTHS AND DEATHS REGISTRATION (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 25 OF 2013

An Act to amend the Births and Deaths Registration Act
Sections 24, 27, 27A, 28, 36, 52 and 61 amended
(Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of May 10, 2013.)
Amended Births and Deaths Registration Act

 

23. PARLIAMENTARY SCHOLARSHIP BOARD (REPEAL) ACT, NO. 28 OF 2013

An Act to Repeal the Parliamentary Scholarship Board Act, No. 28 of 2002
(Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of July 12, 2013.)
Amended parliamentary Scholarship Board (Repeal) Act

 

24. DEFENCE SERVICES COMMAND AND STAFF COLLEGE (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 29 OF 2013

An Act to amend the Defence Services Command and Staff College Act, No. 5 of 2008 
Sections 7 and 15 amended
(Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of July 12, 2013.)
Amended the Defence Services Command and Staff College Act, No. 5 of 2008

 

25. SRI LANKA ELECTRICITY (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 31 OF 2013

An Act to amend the Sri Lanka Electricity Act, No. 20 of 2009
Sections 2, 8, 9, 10, 18, 19, 22, 27, 39, 50, 61, Schedule I, Schedule II and Schedule III amended
Sections 2A and 9A inserted
Sections 43 and 57 substituted
(Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of August 08, 2013.)
Amended Sri Lanka Electricity Act

 

26. SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 32 OF 2013

An Act to amend the Science and Technology Development Act, No. 11 of 1994
Various expressions amended
(Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of October 02, 2013.)
Amended Science and Technology Development Act

 

27. BUDDHIST TEMPORALITIES (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 34 OF 2013

An Act to amend the Buddhist Temporalities Ordinance, No. 19 of 1931
Section 2 amended
Expression “Commissioner of Buddhist Affairs” substituted with “Commissioner-General of Buddhist Affairs”
(Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of November 15, 2013.)
Amended Buddhist Temporalities Ordinance

 

28. FISHERIES AND AQUATIC RESOURCES (AMENDMENT) ACT, No. 35 OF 2013

An Act to amend the Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Act, No. 2 of 1996
Sections 3, 28, 31, 32, 49, 61 and 66 amended
Part IIA, Sections 16A, 16B, 31A and 31B inserted
Heading of Part II substituted
(Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of November 22, 2013.)
Amended Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Act

 

29. TAX APPEALS COMMISSION (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 20 OF 2013

An Act to amend the Tax Appeals Commission Act No. 23 of 2011
Sections 2, 5, 7, 9, 10, Schedule I and Schedule II amended
Sections 11A and 13A inserted
Sections 8 and 13 substituted
(Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of April 26, 2013.)
Amended Tax Appeals Commission Act

Recent Updates

NATIONAL TRANSPORT COMMISSION (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 6 OF 2017


ECONOMIC SERVICE CHARGE (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 7 OF 2017


CIVIL PROCEDURE CODE (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 8 OF 2017


OFFICE ON MISSING PERSONS (ESTABLISHMENT, ADMINISTRATION AND DISCHARGE OF FUNCTIONS) (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 9 OF 2017


IMMIGRANTS AND EMIGRANTS (AMENDMENT) ACT, No. 7 OF 2015


NATIONAL TRANSPORT COMMISSION (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 6 OF 2017


ECONOMIC SERVICE CHARGE (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 7 OF 2017


CIVIL PROCEDURE CODE (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 8 OF 2017


OFFICE ON MISSING PERSONS (ESTABLISHMENT, ADMINISTRATION AND DISCHARGE OF FUNCTIONS) (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 9 OF 2017


IMMIGRANTS AND EMIGRANTS (AMENDMENT) ACT, No. 7 OF 2015


NATIONAL TRANSPORT COMMISSION (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 6 OF 2017


ECONOMIC SERVICE CHARGE (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 7 OF 2017


CIVIL PROCEDURE CODE (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 8 OF 2017


OFFICE ON MISSING PERSONS (ESTABLISHMENT, ADMINISTRATION AND DISCHARGE OF FUNCTIONS) (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 9 OF 2017


IMMIGRANTS AND EMIGRANTS (AMENDMENT) ACT, No. 7 OF 2015


NATIONAL TRANSPORT COMMISSION (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 6 OF 2017


ECONOMIC SERVICE CHARGE (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 7 OF 2017


CIVIL PROCEDURE CODE (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 8 OF 2017


OFFICE ON MISSING PERSONS (ESTABLISHMENT, ADMINISTRATION AND DISCHARGE OF FUNCTIONS) (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 9 OF 2017


IMMIGRANTS AND EMIGRANTS (AMENDMENT) ACT, No. 7 OF 2015


NATIONAL TRANSPORT COMMISSION (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 6 OF 2017


ECONOMIC SERVICE CHARGE (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 7 OF 2017


CIVIL PROCEDURE CODE (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 8 OF 2017


OFFICE ON MISSING PERSONS (ESTABLISHMENT, ADMINISTRATION AND DISCHARGE OF FUNCTIONS) (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 9 OF 2017


IMMIGRANTS AND EMIGRANTS (AMENDMENT) ACT, No. 7 OF 2015


NATIONAL TRANSPORT COMMISSION (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 6 OF 2017


ECONOMIC SERVICE CHARGE (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 7 OF 2017


CIVIL PROCEDURE CODE (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 8 OF 2017


OFFICE ON MISSING PERSONS (ESTABLISHMENT, ADMINISTRATION AND DISCHARGE OF FUNCTIONS) (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 9 OF 2017


IMMIGRANTS AND EMIGRANTS (AMENDMENT) ACT, No. 7 OF 2015


NATIONAL TRANSPORT COMMISSION (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 6 OF 2017


ECONOMIC SERVICE CHARGE (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 7 OF 2017


CIVIL PROCEDURE CODE (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 8 OF 2017


OFFICE ON MISSING PERSONS (ESTABLISHMENT, ADMINISTRATION AND DISCHARGE OF FUNCTIONS) (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 9 OF 2017


IMMIGRANTS AND EMIGRANTS (AMENDMENT) ACT, No. 7 OF 2015


NATIONAL TRANSPORT COMMISSION (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 6 OF 2017


ECONOMIC SERVICE CHARGE (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 7 OF 2017


CIVIL PROCEDURE CODE (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 8 OF 2017


OFFICE ON MISSING PERSONS (ESTABLISHMENT, ADMINISTRATION AND DISCHARGE OF FUNCTIONS) (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 9 OF 2017


IMMIGRANTS AND EMIGRANTS (AMENDMENT) ACT, No. 7 OF 2015