Penal Code (Amendment)

Link to law: http://www.lawnet.lk/process.php?st=2002Y0V0C12A&hword=%27%27&path=2
Published: 2002

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Penal Code (Amendment)
Penal Code (Amendment)




AN ACT TO AMEND THE PENAL CODE








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



[17th July

, 2002 ]













Short title.



1.This Act may be oiled as the Penal Code (Amendment) Act, No. 12 of 2002.



PART I



Repeal of section 118 of Chapter 19.



2.The Penal Code (hereinafter referred to as the "principal enactment") is hereby amended by the repeal of section 118.



Repeal of Chapter XIX of the principal enactment



3.Chapter XIX of the principal enactment is hereby repealed.



PART II



Amendment of Code of Criminal Procedure Act no 15 of 1979



4.The Code of Criminal Procedure Act, No. 15 of 1979 is amended by the repeal of paragraph (f) of subsection (1) of Section 135.



Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency.



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