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Name: Payment of Gratuity Act (No. 12 of 1983).
Country: Sri Lanka
Subject(s): Wages
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1983-03-31
Entry into force:
ISN: LKA-1983-L-67527
Bibliography: Labour Code of Sri Lanka, 2004, Labour Legislation (in force on 31 December 2002), Ministry of Employment and Labour, Colombo, Sri Lanka, pp. 387-396
Labour Code of Sri Lanka - Consolidated and Updated to 31st December 2009, 2010, Ministry of Labour Relations and Productivity Promotion, Sri Lanka, pp. 527-538
Department of Labour Department of Labour, Sri Lanka PDF [consolidated text up to 2009] PDF [consolidated text up to 2009] (consulted on 2011-02-28)
Abstract/Citation: Provides for conditions of payment of gratuity (section 2) and its rate (section 3). Makes provision for the liability of the employer in case of non-payment of gratuity and applicable procedure (Part III - sections 8 to 19).

Amends sections 31B and 33 of the Industrial Disputes Act, section 32 of the Land Reform Law and section 17 of the Land Acquisition Act.
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