Section No :  
Legislative Enactments
Marginal Notes
1. This Act may be cited as the High Court of the Provinces (Special Provisions) Act, No. 19 of 1990.
2. Procedure for exercise of original criminal jurisdiction Court.
3. Jurisdiction of High Court to hear appeals from Labour Tribunals and orders under Agrarian Services Act.
4. Right of Appeal to High Court.
5. Procedure lot appealing to High Court.
5A. Jurisdiction to hear appeals from District Courts, Family Courts and Small Claims Courts. [2,54 of 2006] [2, 35 of 2022]
5B. Hearing of appeals. [2,54 of 2006]
5C. Appeal to the Supreme Court from decisions of the High Court. [2,54 of 2006]
5D. Transfer of cases from the Court of Appeal to the High Court of a Province. [2,54 of 2006]
6. Establishment of high Court.
7. Procedure for exercise of writ jurisdiction of High Court.
8. Reference to Supreme Court of cases involving infringement of fundamental rights and language rights.
9. Appeal to Supreme Court from High Court in certain cases.
10. Powers of Supreme Court appeal.
11. Appeal to Court of Appeal from High Court.
12. Where appeal or application in respect of same matter is filed in Court of Appeal and in High Court.
13. Validation.
14. Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency.