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Land Related Acts

1.Land Development Ordinance – No. 19 of 1935

An Ordinance to provide for the systematic development and alienation of state land in Sri Lanka

2.Land Grants (Special Provisions) Act – No. 43 of 1979

An Act to provide for the vesting in the state of agricultural or Estate Land which is vested in the land reform commission under the land reform law; to enable the transfer, free of charge, to the landless of the land so vested in the state; and to provide for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

3.State Land Ordinance – No. 08 of 1947

An Ordinance to make provision for the grant and disposition of state Lands in Sri Lanka; for the management and control of such lands and foreshore; for regulation of the use of the water of lakes and public streams; and for other matters incidental to or connected with the matters aforesaid.

4.State Land (Recovery of possession) Act – No. 07 of 1979

An Act to make provision for the recovery of possession of state lands from persons in unauthorized possession or occupation thereof and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

5.Land Acquisition Act – No. 09 of 1950

An Act to make provision for the acquisition of lands and servitudes for public purposes and to provide for matters connected with or incidental to such provision.

6.Land Settlement Ordinance – No. 20 of 1931

An Ordinance to amend and consolidate the law relating to land settlement.

7.Title Registration Act – No. 21 of 1998

An Act to make provision for the investigation and registration of title to a land parcel; for the regulation of transactions relating to a land parcel so registered; and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

 
Last Update : 12-09-2014.