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1. This Act may be cited as the Language of the Courts Act, No. 3 of 1961.
2. Minister of Justice to determine the courts in which Sinhala shall be used for purposes of pleadings and record.
3. Translation of pleadings or records from Sinhala into English.
4. How certain provisions of written law shall have effect in their application to courts to which an Order under section 2 applies.
5. Power of Minister of Justice to make such amendments and modifications of written law as are consequential, and such provisions as are supplementary, to an Order under section 2.
6. Amendment of section 301 of Chapter 20.
7. Amendment of section 57 of Chapter 14.
8. Validation of judgments, decrees, orders and directions of any court, of pleadings filed of record and proceedings recorded in English between 1st January, 1961, and the date of commencement of this Act