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INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION FOR THE PROTECTION OF ALL PERSONS FROM ENFORCED DISAPPEARANCE ACT
This Act may be cited as the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance Act, No. 5 of 2018 and shall come into force on the date of Certification in terms of Article 79 of the Constitution.
Enforced Disappearance etc.
Aiding, abetting, attempt & conspiracy.
Cognizable and non-bailable offence.
High Court to try offences under this Act, and penalties.
Rights of certain persons arrested for offences under this Act.
Minister to notify requesting State of measures taken against persons for whose extradition request is made.
Assistance to Convention States.
Existing extradition arrangements with Convention States deemed to provide for offences.
Minister may treat Convention as an extradition arrangement between Sri Lanka and certain Convention States.
Amendment to the Extradition Law, No. 8 of 1977.
Offences under this Act not to be political offences for the purposes of the Extradition Law.
Rights of victims and relatives visa-vis law enforcement authorities.
Obligations concerning deprivation of liberty.
Rights of relatives, representatives and attorneys-at-law.
Interference with and influencing investigations, and failure to record or refusal to provide information.
No extradition where there is a possibility of such person being subjected to enforced disappearance.
Privacy and data protection.
Enforcement of the provisions of this Act.
Minister to issue guidelines or directions.
Provisions of this Act to prevail over other written law.
Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency.
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