Can make a Lease Agreement prior to institute Partition Action?

The relevant law regarding the issue states as follows: Section 66 of Partition Law No. 21 of 1977 (1) After a partition action is duly registered as a lis pendens under the Registration of Documents Ordinance no voluntary alienation, lease or hypothecation of any undivided share or interest of or in the land to which […]

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Clarification on Charitable Trust in Sri Lanka.

by Ashmila Mubarak (LL.B-Hons) While the Trusts Ordinance applies to all trusts in Sri Lanka, it made certain important concessions to religious communities. Chapter 10 of the Trusts Ordinance deals with charitable trust. The chapter starts with Section 99 and Section 99(1) reads as follows: The expression “charitable trusts” includes any trust for the benefit […]

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