Code Of Criminal Procedure (Amendment)

Link to law: http://www.lawnet.lk/process.php?st=1995Y0V0C20A&hword=%27%27&path=2
Published: 1995

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Code Of Criminal Procedure (Amendment)
Code Of Criminal Procedure (Amendment)




AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE ACT, NO. 15 OF 1979








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



[19th October

, 1995 ]













Short title



1. This Act may be cited as the Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Act, No. 20 of 1995.



Amendment of section 303 or Act No. 15 of 1979.



2. Section 303 of the Code of Criminal Procedure Act, No. 15 of 1979 (hereinafter referred to as the " principal enactment") is hereby amended in subsection (1) of that section by the substitution for the words " a term not exceeding two years for an offence may order ", of the words" a term not exceeding two years, for an offence may except in any case where the sentence of imprisonment imposed is a mandatory sentence of imprisonment order"



Amendment of the First Schedule to the principal enactments.



3. The First Schedule to the principal enactment is hereby amended as follows:-



Sinhala text to prevail in case of Inconsistency.



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



Schedules