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Local Authorities Elections (Amendment) Act No 31 of 2017 Medical Amendment Bill Foreign Exchange Regulations
Prevention of Crimes (Amendment) Act No 29 of 2017 Code of Criminal Procedure (Special Provisions) (Amendment) Bill New Pradeshiya Sabhas-Ministry of Provincial Councils & Local Government - Pradeshiya Sabha Act, No. 15 of 1987
Judicature (Amendment) Act No 26 of 2017 Intellectual Property (Amendment) Bill National Police Commission - Rules of Procedure for Public Complaint Investigation made by the Police Commission by virtue of the Powers vested in it under Article 155FFF of the Constitution

Electronic Transactions (Amendment)Act No 25 of 2017

Trusts (Amendment) Bill Gazettes Banning the use of Polethene
Order to prohibit the manufacture of Polythene or any Polythene product, 20 microns and below
Inland Revenue Act No 24 of 2017
Local Authorities (Special Provisions) - Bill

Order to prohibit the manufacture of food wrappers (Lunch Sheet) etc

Regulation of Insurance Industry (Amendment) Act No 23 of 2017 Pradeshiya sabhas (Amendment) Bill Order to Prohibit burning of refuse & other combustible matters inclusive of Plastics
Municipal Councils (Amendment) Act No 20 of 2017 Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duties -Bill Order to Prohibit the use of Polyethylene products as decorations
Urban Councils (Amendment) Act No 21 of 2017 Local Authorities (Special Provisions) - Bill Order to Prohibit the Manufacture of Food Containers, Plates, Cups, Spoons from expanded Polystyrene
Pradeshiya Sabhas (Amendment) Act No 22 of 2017
   The Motor Traffic (Motor Tricycle) Regulations, No. 01 of 2017
Motor Traffic (Amendment) Act No 18 of 2017

GAZETTES determining Jurisdiction

Qualifications referred to under appointments, promotions & transfers of Judicial officers of the Judicial Service Commission.
Provincial Councils Elections (Amendment) Act No 17 of 2017 Main Gazette-1679/40-10.11.2010 Condominium Management Authority Law, No. 11 of 1973
Local Authorities Elections (Amendment) Act No 16 of 2017 1st Amendment-1890/17-26.11.2014 By Laws for the Parking of Vehicles within the Administrative limits of Colombo Municipal Council
Foreign Exchange Act No. 12 of 2017 2nd Amendment-2021/29-31.5.2017 2018 Sri Lanka Official Calendar
Civil Procedure Code (Amendment) Act No 8 of 2017 3rd Amendment-2027/22-12.7.2017 Notification of the Public and Bank Holidays for the year 2018
Revocation of irrevocable Deeds of Gift on the ground of Gross Ingratitude Act No 5 of 2017
  Full Moon Poya Days for the year 2018
Land (Restrictions on Alienation) (Amendment) Act No 3 of 2017



Legal Interest

Legal Rate and the Market Rate of Interest, with effect from 1.1.2018

market Rate of Interest for the purpose of Debt Recovery (Special Provisions) Act, shall be 7.06% per annum with effect from 1.1.2017

Legal Rate of Interest shall be 5.98% Per annum with effect from 1.1.2016

Legal Rate of Interest shall be 7.76% per annum w.e.f. 1.1.2015

Legal Rate of Interest shall be 10.34% per annum with effect from 1.1.2014

Legal Rate of Interest and Market Rate of interest with effect from 1.1.2013

Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Act No 18 of 2016

Stamp Duty Gazettes

Right to Information Act No 12 of 2016 Rates Exemptions
Mediation Board (Amendment) Act No 9 of 2016 Specified in Extra Ordinary Gazette No. Specified in Extra Ordinary Gazette No.
Prescription (Special Provisions) Act No 5 of 2016
No. 1439/3 dated 03.04.2006
No. 1465/19 dated 5.10.2006
No. 1530/13 dated 01.01.2008
No. 1789/9 dated 17.12.2012
No. 1809 /19 dated 10.05.2013
No. 1465/20 dated 5/10/2006
No. 1478/7 dated 01.01.2007
No. 1546/7 dated 22.4.2008
No. 1752/17 dated 04.04.2012
No. 1757/4 dated 09.05.2012
No. 1778/32 dated 04.10.2012
No. 1789/15 dated 18.12.2012
Local Authorities Elections (Amendment) Act No 1 of 2016