Samurdhi Authority Of Sri Lanka (Amendment)

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Published: 1997

Samurdhi Authority of Sri Lanka (Amendment)
Samurdhi Authority of Sri Lanka (Amendment)




AN ACT TO AMEND THE SAMURDHI AUTHORITY OF SRI LANKA ACT, NO. 30 OF 1995








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



[28th February

, 1997 ]













Short title



1. This Act may be cited as the Samurdhi Authority of Sri Lanka (Amendment) Act, No. of 1996



Amendment of section 4 of



2. Section 4 of the Samurdhi Authority of Sri Lanka Act, No. 30 of 1995 (hereinafter referred to as the "principal enactment" ) is hereby amended as follows :





(i) in paragraph (f) of that section, by the substitution for the words "the programme,", of the words "the programme;"; and



(ii) by the insertion immediately after paragraph (f) of that section of the following paragraph :-





"(g) providing relief by way of cash or otherwise to beneficiaries of the programme,",



Persons receiving relief under the janasaviya programme eligible to apply for relief under the Samurdhi National Programme.



3. Every person who is the holder of a Certificate of Entitlement issued under the regulations made under the 15 janasaviya Act, No. 4 of 1985 and in force on the day immediately preceding the date of the repeal of the said Act, and is in receipt a cash payment of two hundred and fifty Rupees a month shall, notwithstanding anything to the contrary in the principal enactment, be eligible to apply for relief 20 under the Samurdhi National Programme formulated under the principal enactment.



Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency.



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