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Adoption of children ordinance

1794/21 23.1.2013 3(5B)(i) Limiting foreign Adoptions  for year 2013 to 100     S T E
Births and Deaths Registration Act (Chapter 110)
1812/1 27.5.2013 69 Amendment of Fees     S T E
Central Province Provincial Council Statutes
1816/42 28.6.2013   The Standard By-Laws on Solid Waste Management     S T E
Civil Procedure Code
1372/01 20.12.2004 192 Legal Rate of Interest 5.14% w.e.f. 1.1.2005     S T E
1424/22 23.12.2005 192 Legal Rate of Interest 5.7% w.e.f. 1.1.2006     S T E
1477/14 27.12.2006 192 Legal Rate of Interest 6.86% w.ef. 01.01.2007     S T E
1529/14 27.12.2007 192 Legal Rate of Interest 9.16% w.e.f. 01.01.2008     S T E
1582/1 29.12.2008 192 Legal Rate of Interest 11.32 % w.e.f. 01.01.2009     S T E
1634/1 28.12.2009 192 Legal Rate of Interest 11.33% w e f 1.1.2010     S T E
1684/33 16.12.2010 192 Legal Rate of Interest 7.26% w e f 1.1.2011     S T E
1737/17 22.12.2011 192 Legal Rate of Interest 6.48 % w e f 1.1.2012     S T E
1789/18 18.12.2012 192 Legal Rate of Interest 8.59 % from 1.1.2013     S T E
Coast Conservation Act No. 57 of 1981
1429/11 24.1.2006   Amended Sri Lanka Coastal Zone Management Plan – 2004     S T E
Constitution Of the Democratic Socialist Republic Of Sri Lanka
1770/19 10.8.2012 155FF Rules of Procedure (Investigation of Public Complaints against Police Officers or the Police Force) 2012     S T E
Consumer Affairs Authority Act, No. 09 of 2003
1742/27 27.1.2012 12(2) SLS for LPG and Safety Matches in Boxes     S T E
1787/22 5.12.2012 10(1)a Pharmaceuticals and Vitamins 1303/1

25.8.2003

S T E
1407/23 26.8.2005
Control of Pesticides Act, No. 33 of 1980
1655/7 25.5.2010 26 Control of Pesticides (Pest Control Services) Regulations No. 01 of 2010     S T E
Cosmetics, Devices and Drugs Act, No. 27 of 1980
1414/23 13.10.2005 38 Prohibiting the advertisement of paediatric preparations bearing the pictures of Babies, Children, Nurses,
Doctors and any pictures which attract children
    S T E
1776/11 18.9.2012 38,11 Paracetamol Advertising 378/3 2.12.1985 S T E
722/2
6.7.1992
Council of Legal Education Ordinance (Chapter 276)
1867/21 20.6.2014   Subjects for the Entrance Examination changed     S T E
Employment of Women, Young Persons and Children Act, No. 47 of 1956
1667/41 20.8.2010 31 Hazardous Occupations Regulations of 2010     S T E
Exchange Control Act (Chapter 423  )
1814/39 12.6.2013   Permission to Residents for Making Payments to Acquire Immovable Property held by Non Residents 1312/9 28.10.2013 S T E
Excise (Special Provisions) Act, No.13 of 1989
1821/1 29.7.2013 3 Excise duty on cigars and cigarettes     S T E
Fauna and Flora Protection Ordinance (Chapter 469)
1481/22 23.1.2007 71 Removal of Sand Regulations, No. 1 of 2007     S T E
1774/27 6.9.2012 30,71 Sea Mammals (Observation, Regulation and Control) Regulations,No. 1 of 2012.     S T E
Finance Act, No. 11 of 1963
1386/18 30.3.2005 58(4)g Exemptions to the application of provisions of subsections(1), (2) (3) and (3A)-purchasing condominium property by non citizens     S T E
Finance Business Act, No. 42 of 2011
1796/5 5.2.2013 12 Finance Companies (Interest Rates) Direction No. 6 of 2012     S T E
1817/65 5.7.2013 12 Finance Companies (Structural Changes) Direction     S T E
Financial Transactions Reporting Act, No. 6 of 2006
1669/10 28.3.2011 2(3) Licensed banks and Registered Finance Companies (Know Your Customer (KYC) and Customer Due Diligence (CDD) ) Rules, No.1 of 2011     S T E
Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Act, No. 2 of 1996
1036/13 16.7.1998 30, 61 Export and Import of Live Fish Regulations 1998     S T E
1601/36 15.5.2009 34 Declaration of prohibited time period for lobster fishing operation     S T E
1755/32 25.4.2012 61(1)i,m,s Fish Catch Data Collection Regulations, 2012     S T E
1768/36 27.7.2012 61,29 Prohibition of Catching Thresher Shark Regulations 2012     S T E
1780/31 19.10.2012 61 Fisheries Management (Collection of dead shells) Regulations, 2012     S T E
Food Act No. 26 of 1980
1456/22 3.8.2006 32

Food (Control of Import, Labelling and Sale of Genetically Modified Foods) Regulations 2006

    S T E
1617/ 16 1.9.2009 32 Food (Antioxidants) Regulations - 2009     S T E
1742/26 26.1.2012 32 Food (Hygiene) Regulations 2011     S T E
1795/51 1.2.2013 32 Food (Flavouring Substances and Flavour Enhancers) Regulations 2013     S T E
1809/4 6.5.2013 32 The Food (Antioxidants) Regulations amended 1617/ 16 1.9.2009 S T E
Forest Ordinance (Chapter 451)
1388/7 11.4.2005 24 Removing certain species of timber  from the list 1380/30 18.2.2005 S T E
1548/29 9.5.2008 24(1) Forest Regulations No. 01 of 2008-Transport of Timber 1380/30 18.2.2005 S T E
1388/7 11.4.2005
1447/19 31.5.2006
1600/18 6.5.2009 20(1) Forest Rules 68/14 26.12.1978 S T E
1762/1 11.6.2012 24(1) transportations of timber 1548/29 9.5.2008 S T E
High Court of the Provinces (Special Provisions) Act, No. 10 of 1996
1759/35 25.5.2012 1st Schedule  Limit increased to Rupees five million 943/ 12 1.10.1996 S T E
Immigrants and Emigrants Act (Chapter 351)
1739/19 5.1.2012 2(2)       S T E
Import & Export (Control) Act, No. 1 of 1969
1739/3 2.1.2012 20,14,4(3) Special Import License and Payment Regulations     S T E
1804/17 3.4.2013 20 Import and Export (Control) Regulation, No. 02 of 2013     S T E
1808/6 29.4.2013 20, 4(3), 14 Exports (Standardization and Quality Control) Regulations     S T E
1447/28 1.6.2006 20 Imports (Standardization and Quality Control) Regulations 2006.     S T E
1813/14 5.6.2013 20, 4(3), 14 Special Import License and Payment Regulations 1739/3 2.1.2012 S T E
Judicature Act, No. 2 of 1978
1679/40 10.10.2010 3 Judicial Zones, Judicial Districts and Judicial Divisions 43/4 2.7.1979 S T E
Kandyan Marriage and Divorce Act (Chapter 113)
1812/1 27.5.2013 16, 19, 22, 23, 24, 34, 54,  56, 47 Amendment of Fees 1371/25 16.12.2004 S T E
Land Development Ordinance
1787/36 7.12.2012 155,156 Land Development Regulations 2012     S T E
1816/30 27.6.2013 155,156 Declaration  by   Land Commissioner   making some Instruments documents null and void     S T E
Marine Pollution Prevention Act, No. 35 of 2008
1816/37 28.6.2013 27,28 Marine Environmental Protection (issuance of permits for dumping at sea) Regulations     S T E
Marriage Registration Ordinance (Chapter 112)
1812/1 27.5.2013 51 Amendment of Fees 6662 18.9.1914 S T E
Measurement Units,Standards and Services Act, No. 35 of 1995
1499/7 29.5.2007 60 (2) (i) Measurement Units, Standards and Services (Prepackaged Articles) Regulations     S T E
1700/18 7.4.2011 5(5) Standard time of Sri Lanka     S T E
Motor Traffic Act (Chapter 203)
1380/14 16.2.2005 237,19 Motor Traffic (Dimensions and gross vehicle weight), Regulations, 2004     S T E
1395/19 2.6.2005 237 Motor Traffic (Miscellaneous) regulations-Number Plates 10360 27.2.1952 S T E
1397/15 15.6.2005 237,143 Motor Traffic (Restriction of use of vehicles on specified highways) Regulations 2005     S T E
1446/31 25.5.2006 19,237 Motor Traffic (Construction of Vehicles) Regulations 10360  27.02.1952 S T E
1533/17 25.1.2008 19, 202, 237, 3,14,27 29, 38 Motor Traffic (Vehicle Emission Control and Certification) Regulations of 2008     S T E
1718/12 9.8.2011 19,237 Motor Traffic (Seat Belts) Regulations No. 3 of 2011 10360 27.2.1952 S T E
1722/27 9.9.2011 237,8, 14, 18, 30, 42, 139C, 139H and 231 Motor Traffic (Fees) Regulations 2011     S T E
1726/12 5.10.2011 237 Motor Traffic (Driver Improvement Points) Regulations, No. 3 of 2011     S T E
1755/60 27.4.2012 237,19 Motor Traffic (Vehicular Horn) Regulations, No. 1 of 2012 1738/37 29.12.2011 S T E
1758/32 18.5.2012   Motor Traffic (Construction of Vehicles) Regulations 248 3.6.1983 S T E
1763/19 20.6.2012 237 use of vehicular horns 1738/37 29.12.2011 S T E
1763/26 22.6.2012 140, 141, 164, 237 Motor Traffic (Speed Limits) Regulations     S T E
1779/17 10.10.2012 237,140,141,164 speed limits 444/18 13.3.1987 S T E
1795/35 31.1.2013 237,19 Motor Traffic (Constructions of Vehicles ) Regulations 248 3.6.1983 S T E
1796/22 8.2.2013 237   1722/27 9.9.2011 S T E
1805/34 11.4.2013 237,3,191 Motor Traffic (Registration of motor cycles with a high engine capacity) Regulations 2013.     S T E
1821/31 31.7.2013 237 Motor Traffic (Motor Tricycle) Regulations, No. 01 of 2013     S T E
Muslim Marriage and Divorce Act (Chapter 115)
1812/1 27.5.2013 94 Amendment of Fees 10693 16.7.1954 S T E
National Aquaculture Development Authority of Sri Lanka Act, No. 53 of 1998
1736/21 13.12.2011 37(2)c Aquaculture Management Regulations of 2011     S T E
1770/15 8.8.2012 34 Tobacco Products (Labelling and Packaging) Regulations, No. 01 of 2012     S T E
1783/16 8.11.2012 34 Tobacco Products (Labelling and Packaging) Regulations No. 1 of 2012-amended 1770/15 8.8.2012 S T E
1786/26 30.11.2012 37(2)c Prohibiting transport any live rock within Sri Lanka     S T E
1797/22 15.2.2013 30,34 Tobacco Products (Labelling and Packaging) regulations 1770/15 8.8.2012 S T E
National Environmental Act, No. 47 of 1980
595/16 8.1.1990 32 National Environmental (Protection & Quality)Regulations, No 01 1990     S T E
772/22 18.6.1993 23Y   10693 16.7.1954 S T E
859/14 16.2.1995 23Y specifying State agencies     S T E
1104/22 27.10.1999 23Z    772/22 24.6.1993  S T E
1137/35 23.6.2000 32,23J,23K National Environmental (Air Emission, Fuel and Vehicle Importation Standards) Regulation No. 01 2000     S T E
1373/6 29.12.2004 23Y Forest Department to the Schedule 859/14 23.2.1995 S T E
1454/4 17.7.2006 32(2) Prohibition of the use of equipment for exploration,mining and, extraction of sand and, gem     S T E
1456/35 4.8.2006 32,10(1),(e) Prohibition of cultivation of annual crops in high gradient area     S T E
1466/5 10.10.2006 23W Prohibition of manufacture, sale or use of ploythene below 20 microns     S T E
1533/16 25.1.2008 23A Prescribed activities for which a license is required     S T E
1534/18 1.2.2008 32,23A,23B National Environmental (Protection and Quality) Regulations,No. 1 of 2008     S T E
1562/22 15.8.2008 32 Ambient Air Quality 850/4 .12.1994 S T E
1738/37 29.12.2011 23Q, 32 Vehicle Horns     S T E
1108/12   38Z    1104/22 5.11.1999  S T E
North Western Province Provincial Council Statutes
1780/5 15.10.2012   Rules to ensure the safety and comfort of the passengers     S T E
Notaries In Sri Lanka -the List as at 31st December, 2012
1797/15 13.2.2013         S T E
Parliamentary Elections Act, No. 1 of 1981
1743/9 31.1.2012 7(4)b Recognized Political Parities     S T E
1804/4 1.4.2013   new symbols 1765/17 6.7.2012 S T E
Payment and Settlement Systems Act, No. 28 of 2005
1813/25 7.6.2013 17 Payment Cards and Mobile Payment Systems Regulations No. 1 of 2013     S T E
Police Ordinance (Chapter 53)
1758/36 18.5.2012 55 Police (Appearance of Attorneys-at-Law at Police Stations) Rules, 2012.     S T E
Regulation of Insurance Industry Act, No. 43 of 2000.
1809/7 7.5.2013 105,95A Insurance Board of Sri Lanka Rules No. 1 of 2013     S T E
Southern Province Provincial Council Statutes      
1777/39 28.9.2012   Three-wheeler Passenger Transport Service Regulations No. 01 of 2012      S T E
Sports Law No. 25 of 1973      
1758/23 16.5.2012   National Sports Policy of Sri Lanka     S T E
Stamp Duty Act, No. 43 of 1982

224/3Now cancelled

20.12.1982 69 Stamp Duty on instruments     S T E
1174/17 8.3.2001 69 Stamp Duty on Bonds     S T E
1205/29 12.10.2001 69 Stamp Duty on instruments     S T E
1439/3 3.4.2006 69 Stamp Duty on instruments 224/3 20.12.1982 S T E
Stamp Duty (Special Provisions) Act, No. 12 of 2006

1439/1Now cancelled

3.4.2006 3 Stamp Duty chargeable with effect from April 04, 2006     S T E
1439/2Now cancelled 3.4.2006 5 Exemptions from Stamp Duty     S T E

1441/17Now cancelled

20.4.2006

3 Stamp Fee for Receipt or discharge changed     S T E

1441/18Now cancelled

20.4.2006

5 Mortgages executed in respect of any loan for Rs. 3,000,000 exempted.     S T E
1465/19 5.10.2006 3 Stamp Fee-Changes 1439/1 3.4.2006 S T E
1465/20 5.10.2006 5 Exemptions from Stamp Duty-Mortgages executed in respect of any loan for Rs. 3,000,000 exempted. 1439/2 3.4.2006 S T E
1530/13 1.1.2008 3 Stamp Fee-Changes 1465/19 5.10.2006 S T E
1778/32 4.10.2012 5 Exemptions from Stamp Duty-Share Certificate on the initial issue added 1465/20 5.10.2006 S T E
1757/4 9.5.2012
1789/9 17.12.2012   Stamp Fee-changes 1465/ 19 5.10.2006 S T E
1789/15 18.12.2012 5 Stamp Fee on transfer of stocks 1465/20 5.10.2006 S T E
1778/ 32 4.10.2012
1809/19 10.5.2013 3 Stamp Duty on Affidavits brought down to Rs 50 1465/19 5.10.2006 S T E
Termination of Employment of Workmen (Special Provisions) Act, No. 45 of 1971
1384/7 15.3.2005 6D Formula for payment of compensation 1321/17 31.12.2003 S T E
United Nations Act, No. 45 of 1968
1758/19 15.5.2012 2 United Nations Regulation No. 1 of 2012     S T E
Urban Development Authority (Amendment) Act No 4 of 1982
1546/3 21.4.2008 8A, 8F Development Plan for the Municipal Area of Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte     S T E
1566/29 12.9.2008 8A, 8F Development Plan for the Urban Council Area of Maharagama     S T E
1594/32 27.3.2009 8A, 8F Development Plan for the Municipal Area of Dehiwala Mount Lavinia     S T E
1627/28 13.11.2009 8A, 8F Development Plan for the Pradeshiya Sabha Area of Homagama     S T E
1627/28 13.11.2009 8A, 8F Development Plan for the Pradeshiya Sabha Area of Kaduwela     S T E
1459/20 23.8.2006 21 Planning & Building Regulations, Amendments     S T E
1555/32 27.6.2008 21 Minimum Service Charge     S T E
1597/8 17.4.2009 21 Planning & Building Regulations     S T E
1603/53 30.5.2009   Corrections to 1597/8     S T E
1701/13 12.4.2011 21 Planning & Building Regulations-Amendments     S T E
Western Province Provincial Council Statutes
1748/15 9.3.2012   Business Names Statute, No. 05 of 2011     S T E
1754/11 20.4.2012   Agrarian Services Authority Statute     S T E
1761/3 5.6.2012   Co-operative Societies (Amendment) Statute     S T E
1761/8 7.6.2012   Western Province Mineral Tax Statute No. 02 of 2012     S T E
1764/14 27.6.2012   Preventing Public Health Nuisances in the Western Province       S T E
1771/23 16.8.2012   Rules of Preventing Public Health Nuisances, No. 03 of 2012     S T E
1798/14 19.2.2013   Land Development Statute of the Western Province No. 04 of 2012     S T E
1805/9 9.4.2013   Amending Provincial Road Development Authority Statute No. 04 of 1989.     S T E

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