Sri Lanka Consolidated Acts

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National Archives Law (No. 48 of 1973)


           Long Title

   1.	   Short title  
   2.	   Date of operation  
   3.	   Department of National Archives  
   4.	   Appointment of officers  
   5.	   Official seal  
   6.	   National Archives Advisory Council  
   7.	   Functions of the Advisory Council  
   8.	   Powers and duties of the Director  
   9.	   Selection and transfer of public records to the National Archives  
   10.	   Procedure relating to documents where public office is to be closed down  
   11.	   Records of Commissions, &c. to be transmitted to the Director. Cap. 393  
   12.	   Documents and manuscripts in private possession  
   13.	   Transmission of certain copies or specimens of certain publications to the Director  
   14.	   Prohibition of export of certain documents and manuscripts from Sri Lanka  
   15.	   Authentication of copies and extracts  
   16.	   Regulations  
   17.	   Penalties  
   18.	   Records etc. maintained under certain written laws but transferred to the National Archives to be maintained under those written laws  
   19.	   Savings in the case of certain records  
   20.	   This Law not to affect the operation. of the National Museums Ordinance. Cap. 187  
   21.	   Amendment of certain written law Cap. 178  
   22.	   Deposit in the National Archives of public and private records received for permanent preservation  
   23.	   Temporary transfer of records from National Archives  
   24.	   Interpretation  

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