Sri Lanka Railways Authority (Repeal) Act

Link to law: http://www.lawnet.lk/process.php?st=2005Y0V0C3A&hword=%27%27&path=2
Published: 2005

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Sri Lanka Railways Authority (Repeal) Act
Sri Lanka Railways Authority (Repeal) Act




AN ACT TO REPEAL THE SRI LANKA RAILWAYS AUTHORITY ACT, NO. 60 OF 1993; AND TO PROVIDE FOR MATTERS CONNECTED THEREWITH OR INCIDENTAL THERETO








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



[10th February

, 2005 ]













Short title.



1. This Act may be cited as the Sri Lanka Railways Authority (Repeal) Act, No. 3 of 2005.



Repeal of Act, No. 60 of 1993.



2. The Sri Lanka Railways Authority Act, No. 60 of 1993, is hereby repealed.



Transitional provisions.



3.





(1) Notwithstanding the repeal of the Sri Lanka Railways Authority Act, No. 60 of 1993 by section 2, all moneys lying, on the date of commencement of this Act, to the credit of the Sri Lanka Railways Authority established by the Sri Lanka Railways Authority Act, No. 60 of 1993 shall, with effect from such date, stand transferred to the Consolidated Fund.



(2)





(a) All proceedings instituted in any court or tribunal by or against the Sri Lanka Railways Authority established under the repealed Act and pending on the day preceding the date of commencement of this Act, shall be deemed, with effect from the date of commencement of this Act, to be proceedings instituted by or against the Railways Department and be proceeded with accordingly.



(b) All judgments, decrees or orders entered by any court or tribunal, in favour of, or against, the Sri Lanka Railways Authority shall be deemed with effect from the date of commencement of this Act, to be judgments, decrees or orders entered in favour of, or against the Railways Department and shall be enforced accordingly.



The State Lands (Recovery of Possession) Act, No. 7 of 1979 and the Railways Ordinance (Chapter 200) deemed to have been in operation.



4. From and after the date of commencement of this Act, the provisions of the Railways Ordinance (Chapter 200) and the State Lands (Recovery of Possession) Act, No. 7 of 1979 shall for all purposes, be deemed to be and to have been, in operation as if the same had not been amended by the Sri Lanka Railways Authority Act, No. 60 of 1993 and shall continue to be the law governing the subject of Railways.



Revocation of paragraph (1) of the Order made under section 1 of the Sri Lanka Railways Authority Act No. 60 of 1993.



5. Paragraph (1) of the Order made under section 1 of the Sri Lanka Railways Authority Act, No. 60 of 1993 and published in Gazette Extraordinary No. 1298/22 of 23.07.2003 is hereby revoked.



Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency.



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