Constitution of Sri Lanka/Ninth Amendment

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Constitution of Sri Lanka
The Government of Sri Lanka
Ninth Amendment
The Ninth Amendment to the Constitution of Sri Lanka dealt with political rights of public servants. The amendment came into effect on 24 January 1984.
Chapter:

I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII, XIII, XIV, XV, XVI, XVII, XVIIA, XVIII, XIX, XX, XXI, XXII, XXIII, XXIV

Schedule:

1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th

Amendment:

1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th, 18th

Section 1 Short title[edit]

1. This Act may be cited as the Ninth Amendment to the Constitution.

Section 2 Amendment of Article 91 of the Constitution of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka[edit]

2. Article 91 of the Constitution of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka is hereby amended in sub-paragraph (d) of paragraph (1) of that Article, by the substitution for items (vii), (viii), (ix) and (x) of that sub-paragraph, of the following new items : -

"(vii) a public officer holding any office created prior to November 18, 1970, the initial of the salary scale of which was, on November 18, 1970, not less than Rs. 6,720 per annum, or such other amount per annum as would, under any subsequent revision of salary scales, correspond to such initial,
(viii) a public officer holding any office created after November 18, 197.0, the initial of the salary scale, of which is, on the date of the creation of that office, not less than the initial of the salary scale applicable, on that date, to an office referred to in item (vii) or such other amount per annum as would, under any subsequent revision of salary scales, correspond to the first-mentioned initial,
(ix) an officer in any public corporation holding any office created prior to November 18, 1970, the initial of the salary scale of which was, on November 18, 1970, not less than Rs. 7,200 per annum or such other amount per annum as would, under any subsequent revision of salary scales, correspond to such initial,
(x) an officer In any public corporation holding any office created after November 18, 1970, the initial of the salary scale of which is, on the date of creation of that office, not less than the initial of the salary scale applicable on that date to an office referred to in item (ix) or such. other amount per annum as would, under any subsequent revision of salary scales, correspond to the first-mentioned initial,
(xi) a member of the Regular Force of the Army, Navy or Air Force, or
(xii) a police officer or a public officer exercising police functions;".

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