BULLETIN-2017

1. ENGINEERING COUNCIL, SRI LANKA ACT, NO. 4 OF 2017

An Act to provide for the establishment of the engineering council, Sri Lanka which shall be responsible for the maintenance of professional standards and conduct of engineering practitioners; registration of different categories of engineering practitioners; and to provide for matters connected therewith or incidental there to.
(Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of March 10, 2017.)

 

2. REVOCATION OF IRREVOCABLE DEEDS OF GIFT ON THE GROUND OF GROSS INGRATITUDE ACT, NO. 5 OF 2017

An Act to provide for revocation of irrevocable deeds of gift on the ground of gross ingratitude and for matters connected therewith and incidental thereto.
(Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of April 7, 2017.)

 

3. REGISTRATION OF ELECTORS (SPECIAL PROVISIONS) ACT, NO. 10 OF 2017

An Act to make special provisions to exempt internally displaced persons from certain requirements of the Registration of Electors Act; and to provide for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
(Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of July 21, 2017.)

 

4. FOREIGN EXCHANGE ACT, NO. 12 OF 2017

An Act to provide for the promotion and regulation of foreign exchange; to vest the responsibility for promoting and regulating foreign exchange in the central bank as the agent of the government; to provide for the repeal of the Exchange Control Act; and to provide formatters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
(Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of July 28, 2017.)

 

AMENDMENT

1. MEDICAL (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 1 OF 2017

An Act to amend the Medical Ordinance (Chapter 105)
Sections 20, 43 amended
Sections 43A and 43B inserted
(Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of February 23, 2017.)
Amended Medical Ordinance

 

2. DIVINEGUMA (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 2 OF 2017

An Act to amend the Divineguma Act, No. 1 of 2013
Long title, various expressions replaced
(Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of February 23, 2017.)
Amended Samurdhi Act(Divineguma Act)

 

3. LAND (RESTRICTIONS ON ALIENATION) (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 3 OF 2017

An Act to amend the Land (Restrictions on Alienation) Act, No. 38 of 2014
Section 5A inserted
(Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of February 23, 2017.)
Amended Land (Restrictions on Alienation) Act

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

An Act to amend the National Transport Commission Act, No. 37 of 1991
Section 40 amended
(Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of April 7, 2017.)
Amended National Transport Commission Act

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

An Act to amend the Economic Service Charge Act, No. 13 of 2006
Sections 2, 3, 13 and Schedule III amended
Schedule IV inserted
(Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of May 19, 2017.)
Amended Economic Service Charge Act

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

An Act to amend the Civil Procedure Code (Chapter 101)
Sections 5, 29, 93, 774 and First Schedule amended
Sections 27, 80, 393 to 398 substituted
Sections 80A, 149A, 151A, 398A, 398B, 440B, 440C, CHAPTER XA and XVIIA inserted
Sections 146, 147, 148, 405 repealed
(Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of June 09, 2017.)
Amended Civil Procedure Code

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

An Act to amend the Office on Missing Persons (Establishment, Administration and Discharge of Functions) Act, No. 14 of 2016
Section 11 amended
(Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of July 07, 2017.)
Amended Office on Missing Persons (Establishment, Administration and Discharge of Functions) Act

8. FISHERIES AND AQUATIC RESOURCES(AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 11 OF 2017

An Act to amend the Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Act, No. 2 of 1996
Sections 49, 66 amended
Section 28A inserted
(Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of July 28, 2017.)
Amended Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Act

9. NATION BUILDING TAX (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 13 OF 2017

An Act to amend the Nation Building Tax Act, No. 9 of 2009
First Schedule amended
Section 28A inserted
(Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of August 11, 2017.)
Amended Nation Building Tax Act

10. SUGATHADASA NATIONAL SPORTS COMPLEX AUTHORITY (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 14 OF 2017

An Act to amend the Sugathadasa National Sports Complex Authority Act, No. 17 of 1999
Long title, Section 3, 4, 5 and Schedule amended
Section 2A inserted
(Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of August 11, 2017.)
Amended Sugathadasa National Sports Complex Authority Act