Save The Nation Contribution (Abolition)

Link to law: http://www.lawnet.lk/process.php?st=2002Y0V0C8A&hword=%27%27&path=2
Published: 2002

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Save the Nation Contribution (Abolition)
Save the Nation Contribution (Abolition)




AN ACT TO ABOLISH THE CHARGING OF SAVE THE NATION CONTRIBUTION, UNDER THE SAVE THE NATION CONTRIBUTION ACT, NO. 5 OR 1996, FROM PERSONS TO WHOM THAT ACT APPLIES, WITH EFFECT FROM OCTOBER 1, 2001








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



[19th June

, 2002 ]













Short title.



1.This Act may be cited as the Save the Nation Contribution (Abolition) Act, No. 8 of 2002.



Abolition of the charging of the Save the Nation Contribution with the effect from October 1, 2001 .



2. Notwithstanding anything in the Save the Nation Contribution Act, No. 5 of 1996 .





(a)the Save the Nation Contribution shall not be charged and recovered from any person to whom that Act applies, for any quarter of any year ; and



(b)the employer of any person to whom that Act applies shall not be required to deduct any amount that such employer is required to deduct from the emoluments payable to such person, under section 4 of that Act, for any month,



commencing on or after October 1, 2001.



Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency.



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