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PARLIAMENT OF THE DEMOCRATIC

SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF
SRI LANKA

URBAN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY


(AMENDMENT) ACT, NO. 36 OF 2007

[Certified on 18th September, 2007]

Printed on the Order of Government

Published as a Supplement to Part II of the Gazette of the Democratic


Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka of September 21, 2007

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Urban Development Authority (Amendment) 1
Act, No. 36 of 2007

[Certified on 18th September, 2007]

L.D.—O. 18/2007.

AN ACT TO AMEND THE URBAN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY LAW,


NO. 41 OF 1978

BE it therefore enacted by the Parliament of the Democratic


Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka as follows :—

1. This Act may be cited as the Urban Development Short title.


Authority (Amendment) Act, No. 36 of 2007.

2. Section 8 of the Urban Development Authority Law, Amendment of


No. 41 of 1978 (hereinafter referred to as the “principal section 8 of Law
No. 41 of 1978.
enactment”) is hereby amended by the insertion immediately
after paragraph (c) of that section, of the following
paragraph :—

“(cc) to formulate a Scheme for rainwater harvesting to be


included in the Development Plan prepared in terms
of section 8A which scheme shall be in keeping
with the National Rainwater Policy and
Strategies ;”;

3. The Schedule to the principal enactment is hereby Amendment of


amended by the substitution for paragraph (e) of item 4 Schedule of the
Principal
thereof, of the following paragraph:— enactment.

“(e) drainage of site and roof including measures


necessary for rainwater harvesting;”.

4. In the event of any inconsistency between the Sinhala Sinhala text to


and Tamil texts of this Act, the Sinhala text shall prevail. Prevail in case of
inconsistency.
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