Land Development (Amendment)

Land Development (Amendment)

BE it enacted by the Parliament of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka as follows:-

[13th June
, 1995
Short title

1. This Act may be cited as the Land Development (Amendment) Act, No. 9 of 1995.

Amendment of section 19 of Chapter 464

2. Section 19 of the Land Development Ordinance (hereinafter referred to as the “principal enactment”) is hereby amended in subsection (3) of that section by the substitution for the words ” The Government Agent shall” of that section of the following:-

” The Government Agent shall in addition, cause the permit to be registered ; no fee shall be paid or recovered for such registration.”.

Repeal of section 28 of the principal enactment.

3. Section 28 of the principal enactment is hereby repealed-

Replacement of section 30 of the principal enactment.

4. Section 30 of the principal enactment is hereby repealed and the following new section substituted therefor: –

Grant to contain description of the land alienated.

30. Every grant on which a land is to be alienated shall contain the extent and a description of the boundaries of such land. “.

Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency.

5. In the event of any inconsistency between the Sinhala and Tamil texts of this Act, the Sinhala text shall prevail