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Name: Code of Criminal Procedure (Special Provisions) Act, No. 2 of 2013.
Country: Sri Lanka
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2013-02-06
Entry into force:
ISN: LKA-2013-L-94266
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Government Press, Sri Lanka PDF of Act PDF of Act (consulted on 2013-10-04)
Abstract/Citation: Provides for the extension of the period of detention of persons arrested without a warrant in order to facilitate the conduct of investigations. Dispenses with the conduct of the non-summary inquiry in certain cases. Provides for the taking of depositions of witnesses for the prosecution.
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