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  1. Sri Lanka - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Employees' Provident Fund (Amendment) Act, No. 2 of 2012. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-02-09 | LKA-2012-L-92344

    Amends sections 3 (assignation of identification number to employer and employee), 5 (investment of funds), inserts to section 23A (Housing benefits and benefits relating to medical treatment), 31A, inserts new 31B (Duty to furnish returns), 37 (fines), 46 (procedure to be followed in granting housing benefits and benefits relating to medical treatment.

  2. Sri Lanka - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Widows' and Orphans' Pension Fund (Amendment) Act, No. 8 of 2010. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-08-17 | LKA-2010-L-92320

    Replaces section 7 of Chapter 431 concerning the making of Regulations under the Act by the Minister. Amends section 13 concerning eligibility requirements of contributors to the pension. Inserts new sections 27A ("Payment of pension to public officers &c,. who die due to acts which constitute an offence under the emergency regulations &c,.) and 27B (Payment of pension to widow of officer specified in Schedule GQ of Minutes on Pensions) in the principal enactment. Amends section 29 by extending the scope of application by replacing the words "or an unmarried female orphan" with the words "or a female orphan". Repeals and replaces section 34 concerning the case of a widow remarrying. Adds a new subsection (2) to section 43. Repeals and replaces section 51A with a new section on "Special provisions applicable to married public officers who become contributors on or after the relevant date and leave the public service without pension".

  3. Sri Lanka - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Wariyaplola Rajamaha Vihara Development Foundation (Incorporation) Act, No. 2 of 2010. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-01-21 | LKA-2010-L-92335

    Establishes the Wariyapola Rajamaha Vihara Development Foundation. Sets out its objectives, powers, composition and functions. The objectives of the Foundation include, inter alia, assistance to enhance the welfare facilities and benefits for Sri Lankan students who are unable to pursue their education due to poverty and disability; providing housing for the benefit of the poor, elderly, destitute, and those with physical or mental disabilities, inaugurate and maintain language training and vocational training courses in order to deploy the youth in productive services and to provide facilities for the purpose of generating income in order to maintain and continue such training course; implementing programmes for health camps for disease control, exercise, sports and medical aid with a view to ensuring welfare of the community; and creating an awareness in the community in respect of promotion and preservation of literature, art, craft and natural resources and to commence and carry out natural programmes in order to protect the traditions of Sri Lanka.

  4. Sri Lanka - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Employees' Provident Fund (Special Provisions) (Amendment) Act, No. 55 of 2009. - Department of Labour

    Adoption: 2009-09-30 | LKA-2009-L-86048

    Insertion of new sections 2A (validation), 2B (approval for more beneficial superannuation benefits), 2C (avoidance of doubts) and 2D (continuation of contribution to any approved provident funds) to the Employees' Provident Fund (Special Provisions) Law, No. 6 of 1975.

  5. Sri Lanka - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Budgetary Relief Allowances of Workers Act (No. 36 of 2005). - Department of Labour

    Adoption: 2005-10-18 | Date of entry into force: 2005-08-01 | LKA-2005-L-81206

    Provides for the payment of budgetary relief allowances for workers.

  6. Sri Lanka - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Workmen's Compensation (Amendment) Act, No. 10 of 2005. - Government Printer on-line

    Adoption: 2005-04-20 | LKA-2005-L-72297

    Amends sections 6, 11 and 12. Replaces Schedule IV on compensation payable in certain cases.

  7. Sri Lanka - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Social Security Board (Amendment) Act (No.33 of 1999). - Government Printer on-line

    Adoption: 1999-10-07 | LKA-1999-L-86052

  8. Sri Lanka - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Social Security Board Act (No. 17 of 1996). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1996-07-26 | LKA-1996-L-47405

    Establishes a Social Security Board which shall create a Pension and Social Security Benefit Scheme for self-employed persons other than those employed in the fishery or agricultural sector. The scheme shall provide pension, lump sum gratuities in case of partial or total disablement, and death allowance for persons over 18 and under 59 years of age.

  9. Sri Lanka - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Employee's Trust Fund (Special Provisions) Act (No. 19 of 1993). - LawNet

    Adoption: 1993-03-31 | LKA-1993-L-67524

    Makes provisions of the Employee's Trust Fund Act (No. 46 of 1980) applicable to employees of the University Grants Commission and of the Higher Educational Institutions.

    Repeals section 97A of the Universities Act (No. 16 of 1978).

  10. Sri Lanka - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Fishermen's Pension and Social Security Benefit Scheme Act (No. 23 of 1990).

    Adoption: 1990-06-29 | LKA-1990-L-72547

    An Act to provide for the establishment of a pension and social security benefit for fishermen; to provide for the operation of the scheme by the Agricultural Insurance Board.

  11. Sri Lanka - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Workmen's Compensation (Amendment) Act, No. 15 of 1990.

    Adoption: 1990-04-20 | LKA-1990-L-20011

    Amends the Workmen's Compensation Ordinance in respect of definitions and matters relating to injury, disablement, death, compensation payable by employers, appeal and the amount of fines. A new Schedule is substituted for Schedule I to the Ordinance (list of injuries deemed to result in permanent/partial disablement); Schedule II is repealed and Schedule III, on occupational diseases, is amended.

  12. Sri Lanka - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Urban Councils (Amendment) Act 1987. No. 18.

    Adoption: 1987-04-16 | LKA-1987-L-4713

    Amends the Urban Councils Ordinance (ch. 255), in particular by adding paragraphs (dd) and (ddd) to s. 159(1) in relation to contributions voted by the Council towards relief to poor people, rehabilitation of physically, mentally or socially handicapped persons, employment programmes, etc.

  13. Sri Lanka - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Pradeshiya Sabhas Act 1987. No. 15.

    Adoption: 1987-04-16 | LKA-1987-L-4714

    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.

  14. Sri Lanka - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Municipal Councils (Amendment) Act 1987. No. 19.

    Adoption: 1987-04-16 | LKA-1987-L-4716

    Amends the Municipal Councils Ordinance (Ch. 252), particularly by adding references to the organisation of employment programmes, maternity and child welfare services, relief for the poor, rehabilitation and care of physically, mentally or socially handicapped persons, etc.

  15. Sri Lanka - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Air Navigation (Amendment) Act 1987. No. 14.

    Adoption: 1987-04-10 | LKA-1987-L-4718

    Amends the Air Navigation Act (Ch. 365) in relation to pension entitlements and required number of years in the public service.

  16. Sri Lanka - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Health Services (Amendment) Act 1987. No. 13.

    Adoption: 1987-04-10 | LKA-1987-L-4719

    Replaces s. 4(1) of the Health Services Act (Ch. 219), as amended by Act No. 13 of 1962, in relation to the composition of the Health Council.

  17. Sri Lanka - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Employees' Provident Fund (Amendment) Regulations, 1983.

    Adoption: 1983-12-23 | LKA-1983-R-67603

    Amends regulation 42 (approval of provident funds).

  18. Sri Lanka - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Employees' Provident Fund (Amendment) Regulations, 1983.

    Adoption: 1983-01-31 | LKA-1983-R-67602

    Amends regulation 58 (payment of members of Tribunal).

  19. Sri Lanka - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Employees' Trust Fund Regulations, 1981. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1981-01-08 | LKA-1981-L-94346

    Also includes Orders made under the Employee's Trust Fund Act:
    - Order of 5 February 1981

    - Order of 14 August 1981
    Amends Schedule by including:
    Employment in the service of any private sector under taking within the meaning of the Employees' Trust Fund Act, 46 of 1980, in which less than 150 and not less than 50 employees are employed.

    - Order of 9 December 1981
    Amends Schedule to the Act by including:
    Employment in the service of any private sector undertaking within the meaning of the Employees' Trust Fund Act, No. 46 of 1980 in which less than fifty employees are employed, other than employment:-
    (a) in domestic service in any household;
    (b) in any institution or organisation maintained solely for the purpose of religious worship or social service or as a charitable institution ;
    (c) in any undertaking which is carried on mainly for the purpose of giving industrial training to juvenile offenders, orphans or to persons who are destitute, dumb, deaf or blind;
    (d) in any undertaking carried on by a person as an undertaking in which only members of his family are employed.
    In this Schedule "family" in relation to any undertaking means the person carrying on the undertaking, the spouse of such person, any children of such person and any children of
    such spouse.

    - Oder of 14 November 1991
    Amends Schedule to the Act.
    Employment in the service of any private sector undertaking which is charitable institution or an institution maintained solely for the purpose of religious worship or social service, being an institution in which ten or more persons are employed.

    - Government Notice of 9 June 1997

  20. Sri Lanka - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Employee's Trust Fund Act (No. 46 of 1980). - Department of Labour

    Adoption: 1980-10-29 | LKA-1980-L-67522

    Part I: Establishment of Employee's Trust Fund Board (sections 3 to 14)
    Part II: Contributions (sections 15 to 25)
    Part III: Administration and determination of claims (sections 26 to 35)
    Part IV: Staff of the Board (section 36)
    Part V: Miscellaneous (sections 37 to 45)

    Provides that two members of the Board are appointed by the Minister in consultation with the Executive of every trade union having more than 100 000 members (sect. 5).

  21. Sri Lanka - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Employee Provident Fund (Special Provisions) Law (No. 6 of 1975). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1975 | Date of entry into force: 1996-02-01 | LKA-1975-L-67519

  22. Sri Lanka - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Employees' Provident Fund (Amendment) Act 1970, No. 8 of 1971.

    Adoption: 1971-02-12 | LKA-1971-L-17027

    An Act to amend the Employees' Provident Fund Act, No. 15 of 1958.

  23. Sri Lanka - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Estates Quarters (Special Provisions) Act, (No. 02 of 1971). - Act on-line in English

    Adoption: 1971-01-21 | LKA-1971-L-81208

    Contains provisions concerning housing of workers on Estates.

  24. Sri Lanka - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Orders made under the Employees' Provident Fund Act (No. 15 of 1958) [1970-1991]. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1970-12-11 | LKA-1970-R-94345

    Contains the following Orders:
    - Order of 29 November 1970 which adds a new schedule to the Act
    - Order of 20 November 1973
    - Order of 13 March 1991 [1]
    - Order of 13 March 1991 [2]

  25. Sri Lanka - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Employees' Provident Fund (Amendment) Regulations, 1964.

    Adoption: 1964-09-15 | LKA-1964-R-67601

    Amends regulation 2 (coverage).

  26. Sri Lanka - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Employees' Provident Fund (Amendment) Regulations, 1962.

    Adoption: 1962-03-29 | LKA-1962-R-67600

    Amends Regulations with regard to contributions to the Fund.

  27. Sri Lanka - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Employees' Provident Fund Regulations, 1958. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1958-10-29 | LKA-1958-R-67599

    Part I: Covered employment (sections 2 to 5)
    Part II: Returns and forms to be completed by or in respect of contributors to the Fund (sections 6 to 17)
    Part III: Nominations (sections 18 to 29)
    Part IV: Payment of benefits (sections 30 to 41)
    Part V: Approved provident funds and pension schemes (sections 42 to 45)
    Part VI: General (sections 46 to 66)

  28. Sri Lanka - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Employees' Provident Fund Act (No. 15 of 1958). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1958-06-01 | LKA-1958-L-8446

    An Act to establish a provident fund for the benefit of certain classes of employees and to provide for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

  29. Sri Lanka - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    The Workmen's Compensation Ordinance (No. 19 of 1934). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1935-08-01 | LKA-1935-R-8449

    An Ordinance to provide for the payment of compensation to workmen who are injured in the course of their employment.

  30. Sri Lanka - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    The Workmen's Compensation Regulations, 1935. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1935-07-19 | LKA-1935-R-8447

  31. Sri Lanka - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Societies Ordinance (No. 16 of 1891) (Chapter 141).

    Adoption: 1891-12-13 | LKA-1891-L-50751

    Provides for the registration of mutual societies, including provident and thrift societies. As amended through 1980.


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