Sri Lanka Consolidated Acts

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Special Presidential Commissions Of Inquiry Law (No. 7 of 1978)


           Long Title

   1.	   Short title  
   2.	   Establishment of Special Presidential Commissions of Inquiry  
   3.	   Appointment of new members  
   4.	   Enlargement of time  
   5.	   Alteration, amendment or revocation of warrant  
   6.	   Change of President  
   7.	   Powers of Commission and additional powers that may be conferred at the request of the Commission  
   8.	   Members of commission to be state officers and inquiries to be "judicial proceedings" under the Penal Code  
   9.	   Imposition of civic disabilities  
   10.	   Punishment of contempt’s  
   11.	   summons  
   12.	   Failure to obey summons to give evidence &c  
   13.	   Privileges of witnesses  
   14.	   Special immunity for witnesses  
   15.	   Presumption on production of record of evidence given by witnesses  
   16.	   Representation of persons by attorneys-at-law  
   17.	   Costs and other expenses  
   18.	   Protection of members of commission  
   19.	   Appointment of secretary and interpreters  
   20.	   Process issued under this Law to be exempt from stamp duty  
   21.	   Service of process  
   22.	   Interpretation  

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