Period of Operation of the Prescription (Special Provisions) Act

Pursuant to Section of the Prescription (Special Provisions) Act No 05 of 2016, disadvantaged persons who need to recover their immovable property including land due to the thirty year armed conflict, and could not claim their rights during the conflict period, are entitled to benefit from the present Act within a period of two years commencing from 26/04/2016. The period expires on 26/04/2018.

The Notice under the Act can be accessed here in SinhalaTamil and English .

Register with the High Commission

The Sri Lankan High Commission in Canberra would like to keep in touch with Sri Lankans and persons of Sri Lankan origin living in Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu and other Pacific Islands as well as Sri Lankan community organisations in those countries.

If you are a current/former Sri Lankan or an office bearer of a Sri Lankan community organisation we invite you to register with the High Commission.


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