Save The Nation Contribution (Amendment)

Link to law: http://www.lawnet.lk/process.php?st=1996Y0V0C37A&hword=%27%27&path=2
Published: 1996

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Save the Nation Contribution (Amendment)
Save the Nation Contribution (Amendment)




AN ACT TO AMEND THE SAVE THE NATION CONTRIBUTION ACT, No. 5 OF 1996








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



[31st December

, 1996 ]













Short title.



1. This Act may be cited as the Save the Nation Contribution (Amendment) Act, No. 37 of 1996.



Amendment of the long title of the Act, No. 5 of 1996.



2. The long title of the Save the Nation Contribution Act, No. 5 of 1996 (hereinafter referred to as "the principal the enactment") is hereby amended by the substitution for the words and figures, "FOR EVERY QUARTER OF THE YEAR COMMENCING ON APRIL, 1, 1996; ", of the words and figures " FOR EVERY QUARTER OF THE YEARS COMMENCING RESPECTIVELY ON April, I, 1996, and on April 1, 1997;".



Amendment of section 2 of the principal enactment.



3. Section 2 of the principal enactment is hereby amended in paragraph (a) of subsection (1) of that section as follows :-





(a) by the substitution in sub paragraph (ii) of that paragraph, for the words "Sri Lanka Air Force", of the words "Sri Lanka Air Force, or ;" and



(b) by the insertion, immediately after sub paragraph (ii) of that paragraph, of the following new subparagraph :





"(iii) an individual employed outside Sri Lanka, in any diplomatic mission of Sri Lanka, in accordance with a contract of employment entered into with such individual outside Sri Lanka ".



Amendment of section 3 of the principal enactment.



4. Section 3 of the principal enactment is hereby amended in subsection (1) of that section, by the substitution, for the words and figures " the year commencing on April 1, 1996", of the words and figures " the years commencing respectively, on April 1, 1996 and on April 1, 1997".



Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency.



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