BULLETIN-2018

1. . ANTI-DUMPING AND COUNTERVAILING DUTIES ACT, NO. 2 OF 2018

An Act to provide for the investigation and imposition of anti-dumping duties and countervailing duties with regard to products imported into Sri Lanka and for matters connected therewith and incidental thereto.
(Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of March 23, 2018.)

 

2. SAFEGUARD MEASURES ACT, NO. 3 OF 2018

An Act to provide for the conduct of investigations and the application of safeguard measures on products imported into Sri Lanka; and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
(Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of March 23, 2018.)

 

3. . INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION FOR THE PROTECTION OF ALL PERSONS FROM ENFORCED DISAPPEARANCE ACT, NO. 5 OF 2018

An Act to give effect to the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance; to ensure the right to justice and reparation to victims of enforced disappearance; and to provide for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
(Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of March 23, 2018.)

 

4. ACTIVE LIABILITY MANAGEMENT ACT, NO. 8 OF 2018

An Act to authorise the raising of loans in or outside Sri Lanka for the purpose of active liability management to improve public debt management in Sri Lanka and to make provisions for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
(Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of March 29, 2018.)


5. GENERAL SIR JOHN KOTELAWALADEFENCE UNIVERSITY (SPECIAL PROVISIONS)ACT, NO. 17 OF 2018

An Act to make provisions for the absorption of students registered with the South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine to the General Sir John KotelawalaDefence University established under the Sir John KotelawalaDefence University Actas a matter of national interest and to provide for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
(Part II of the Gazette of the DemocraticSocialist Republic of Sri Lanka of June 29, 2018.)


6. 1990 SUWASERIYA FOUNDATION ACT, NO. 18 OF 2018

An Act to provide for the establishment of the 1990 Suwaseriya Foundation;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 6, 2018.)


7. NATIONAL AUDIT ACT, NO. 19 OF 2018

An Act to provide for the powers, duties and functions of the Audit Service Commission; the establishment of the office of the National Audit Office and the Sri Lanka State Audit Service; to specify the role of the Auditor-General over public finance 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 July 20, 2018.)

AMENDMENT

1.FISHERIES (REGULATION OF FOREIGN FISHING BOATS) (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 1 OF 2018

An Act to amend the Fisheries (Regulation of Foreign Fishing Boats) Act, No. 59 of 1979
Sections 3, 13, 16, 17, 18, 19, 21, 23, 24, 26, 28 amended
Sections 13A, 13B, 15A, 15B, 15C, 15D, 15E, 15F, 15G, 15H, 17A, 17B, 19A, 19B, 19C, 20A, 26A, 27A inserted
Word “Secretary” and sections 15, 20 substituted
(Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of February 9, 2018.)
Amended Fisheries (Regulation of Foreign Fishing Boats) Act

 

2. EXCISE (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 4 OF 2018

An Act to amend the Excise Ordinance (Chapter 52)
Section 15 amended
(Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of March 23, 2018.)
Amended Excise Ordinance)

 

3. TRUSTS (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 6 OF 2018

An Act to amend the Trusts Ordinance (Chapter 87)
Sections 3, 72, 75 amended
Sections 6A, 6B, 19A, 19B, 19C, 115A inserted
(Part II of the Gazetteof the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of March 29, 2018.)
Amended Trusts Ordinance

4. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 7 OF 2018

An Act to amend the Intellectual Property Act, No. 36 of 2003
Section 161 amended
(Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of March 29, 2018.)
Amended Intellectual Property Act

5.JUDICATURE (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 9 OF 2018

An Act to amend the Judicature Act, No. 2 of 1978
Sections 12A, 12B, 12C and Sixth Schedule inserted
Section 63 amended
(Part II of the Gazette the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of May 18, 2018.)
Amended Judicature Act

6. PENAL CODE(AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 10 OF 2018

An Act to amend thePenal Code (Chapter 19)
Sections75 and 76 amended
(Part II of the Gazette the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of May25, 2018.)
Amended Penal Code

7. CODE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 11 OF 2018

An Act to amend the Code of Criminal Procedure Act, No. 15 of 1979
Section 122A inserted
(Part II of the Gazette the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of May 25, 2018.)
Amended Code of Criminal Procedure Act

8. CIVIL AVIATION (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 12 OF 2018

An Act to amend the Civil Aviation Act, No. 14 of 2010
Section 18A inserted
(Part II of the Gazette the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of May 25, 2018.)
Amended Civil Aviation Act

9. SRI LANKA TEA BOARD(AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 13 OF 2018

An Act to amend theSri Lanka Tea Board Law, No. 14 of 1975
Section 6A inserted
(Part II of the Gazette the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of June 8, 2018.)
Amended Sri Lanka Tea Board Law

10.. SHOP AND OFFICE EMPLOYEES(REGULATION OF EMPLOYMENT ANDREMUNERATION) (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 14 OF 2018

An Act to amend the Shop and Office Employees (Regulation of Employment and Remuneration) Act (Chapter 129)
Section 18 amended
Section 18 Iinserted
(Part II of the Gazette the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of June 22, 2018.)
Amended Shop and Office Employees (Regulation of Employment and Remuneration) Act

11. MATERNITY BENEFITS (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 15 OF 2018

An Act to amend the Maternity Benefits Ordinance (Chapter 140)
Sections 3, 7, 8, 11, 15 amended
Sections 5, 6 substituted
(Part II of the Gazette the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of June 22, 2018.)
Amended Maternity Benefits Ordinance

12. NATIONAL DEFENCE FUND (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 16 OF 2018

An Act to amend the National Defence Fund Act, No. 9 of 1985
Sections 3, 6, 13 amended
(Part II of the Gazette the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of June 22, 2018.)
Amended National Defence Fund Act


13.NATION BUILDING TAX(AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 20 OF 2018

An Act to amend the Nation Building Tax Act, No. 9 of 2009
Section 3 and First Schedule amended
(Part II of the Gazette Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of August 3, 2018.)
Amended Nation Building Tax Act


14.LAND (RESTRICTIONS ON ALIENATION) (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 21 OF 2018

An Act to amend the Land (Restrictions on Alienation) Act, No. 38 of 2014
Sections 3 and 5 Aamended
(Part II of the Gazette Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of August 3, 2018.)
Amended Land (Restrictions on Alienation) Act


15.BRIBERY (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 22 OF 2018

An Act to amend the Bribery Act (Chapter 26)
Section 70 amended
(Part II of the Gazette Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of August 3, 2018.)
Amended Bribery Act