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Name: Pradeshiya Sabhas Act 1987. No. 15.
Country: Sri Lanka
Subject(s): General provisions; Social assistance and services; Maternity protection
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1987-04-16
Entry into force:
Published on: Gazette, 1987-04-16, Part II, Supplement, 136 p.
ISN: LKA-1987-L-4714
Bibliography: Gazette, 1987-04-16, Part II, Supplement, 136 p.
Abstract/Citation: Provides for the establishment of Pradeshiya Sabhas, which are administratives units aimed at facilitating people's effective participation in local government and development functions. Their powers, listed in s. 19, include creating and filling posts, granting pensions, spending funds on maternity and child welfare services, relief activities, etc. Repeals the Town Councils Ordinance and the Village Councils Ordinance.

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