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Legal Background of the Department for Registrations of Persons

Department for Registration of Persons is established to implement the provisions of the Registration of Persons Act No 32 of 1968. This Act is in operation from April 5, 1991. Legal background of the Department for Registration of Persons is provided through the following Regulations, Orders and Announcements.

 

Acts

  • Registration of Persons Act No 32 of 1908
  • Registration of Persons Amendment Act No 28 of 1971
  • Registration of Persons Amendment Act No 37 f 1971
  • Registration of Persons Amendment Act No 11 of 1981

 

Regulations

  • Regulations of 16.12.1971 published in gazette notification no 14991 dated 30.12.1971
  • Regulations of 25.06.1990 published in gazette notification no 637/6 dated 20.11.1990
  • Regulations of 23.03.2005 published in gazette notification no 1386/17 dated 23.03.2005

 

Orders

  • Orders under Section 2 of the Act of 28.03.1971 published in the gazette notification no 14952 dated 01.04.1971
  • Orders under Section 7 of the Act of 28.01.1972 published in the gazette notification no 14998 dated 18.02.1972

 

 

 
     
 

 

Announcements

  • Announcement under Section 36(2) of the Act of 28.01.1972 published in gazette notification no 14998 dated 18.02.1972.
  • Announcement under Section 9(2) (bb) (i) of the Act of 22.04.1980 published in gazette notification no 85/04 dated 23.04.1980.
  • Announcement under Section 16(2) (b) (i) of the Act of 31.08.1983 published in gazette notification no 264 dated 23.09.1983

 

Related Acts

Authorities, duties and functions of the Department for Registration of Persons

  • Registration of specified persons living in Sri Lanka
  • Issuing of identity cards to such registered persons
  • Performance of duties and functions related to above two subjects