Sri Lanka Consolidated Acts

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Maintenance Act (No. 37 of 1999)


           Long Title

   1.	   Short title  
   2.	   Order for Maintenance of a spouse or child or adult offspring or disabled offspring  
   3.	   Period of validity of Order  
   4.	   Application for maintenance  
   5.	   Enforcement of Orders  
   6.	   Attachment of salary of respondent  
   7.	   Payment of maintenance through Post office or Bank  
   8.	   Application for cancellation of order or alteration in amount of allowance  
   9.	   Copy of order to be given to party, and where order enforceable  
   10.	   Application to be in writing and process to be free of stamp duty  
   11.	   Commencement of Inquiry  
   12.	   Attendance of respondent and witnesses  
   13.	   Form of proceedings  
   14.	   Right of Appeal  
   15.	   Forms  
   16.	   Costs  
   17.	   Other actions not barred  
   18.	   Amendment of Chapter 56  
   19.	   Repeal of Chapter 91  
   20.	   Transitional provision  
   21.	   Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency  
   22.	   Interpretation  

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