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Parallel systems of personal laws in Sri Lanka

Ramani Muttetuwegama

Parallel systems of personal laws in Sri Lanka

by Ramani Muttetuwegama

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Published by Muslim Women"s Research and Action Forum/WLUML in Colombo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sri Lanka.
    • Subjects:
    • Customary law -- Sri Lanka.,
    • Islamic law -- Sri Lanka.,
    • Law, Kandyan.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 26).

      Statementby Ramani Muttetuwegama.
      ContributionsMuslim Mātar Ārāycci Ceyal Mun̲n̲aṇi., Women Living Under Muslim Laws (Organization)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKPS469.5 .M88 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination40 p. ;
      Number of Pages40
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6860021M
      ISBN 109556250018
      LC Control Number00370951
      OCLC/WorldCa45438429

      free trade zones – application of labour law and the effect of privatisation; freedom of expression and right to information; frustration of contract (termination of service by operation of law and impossibility of performance) the legal consequnces; industrial law and relations in sri lanka . This falls under the category of Civil law. Laws relating to the individual within family relationships are governed by a number of Acts and Ordinances. The legal position and rights relating to Birth, Marriage, Maintenance, Legitimacy, Death etc come under the broad area of family law. Sri Lanka is a pluralist country and so many personal laws relate to specific ethnic groups. These are for.

      SUPREME LAW. of the. DEMOCRATIC SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF SRI LANKA [Date of Commencement: 7 th September ] CHAPTER I. THE PEOPLE, THE STATE AND SOVEREIGNTY. 1. The State. Sri Lanka (Ceylon) is a Free, Sovereign, Independent and Democratic Socialist Republic and shall be known as the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. 2. Unitary State.   Introduction to Law and Legal System in Sri Lanka By Maxwell (Business Administration) Hons. MAAT, Attorney at Law, CPM (New Haven- USA) MS Slideshare uses cookies to improve functionality and performance, and to provide you with relevant advertising.

      SUGGESTED SOLUTIONS – Commercial Law and Corporate Law CA Professional (Strategic Level I) Examination December THE INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS OF SRI LANKA. Sources of Law of Sri SRILANKA SRI LANKA.


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