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PART I : SEC. (I) - GAZETTE EXTRAORDINARY OF THE DEMOCRATIC SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF SRI LANKA - 18.01.2015

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The Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka


EXTRAORDINARY
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No. 1897/15 - SUNDAY, JANUARY 18, 2015
(Published by Authority)

PART I : SECTION (I) GENERAL


Government Notifications
THE CONSTITUTION OF THE DEMOCRATIC SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF SRI LANKA
Notification
IT is hereby notified that the Notification issued by me in the exercise of powers vested in me under Paragraph (1) (a) of
Article 44 of the Constitution of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and published in the Gazette Extraordinary
No. 1896/28 of January 10, 2015 is hereby amended by the substitution thereof of the Schedule given below.
MAITHRIPALA SIRISENA,
President.
Presidential Secretariat,
Colombo 01,
18th January, 2015.
SCHEDULE
(1) Minister of Defence
Column I

Column II

Column III

Duties & Functions

Departments, Statutory
Institutions & Public
Corporations

Laws to be Implemented

1. Formulation of policies, programmes


and projects in regard to the subjects
of Defence, and all subjects that come
under the purview of Departments,
Statutory Institutions and Public
Corporations listed in Column II

1. Sri Lanka Army


2. Sri Lanka Navy
3. Sri Lanka Air Force
4. Department of Civil Security

This Gazette Extraordinary can be downloaded from www.documents.gov.lk

Army Act, No. 17 of 1949


Navy Act, No. 34 of 1950
Air Force Act, No. 41 of 1949
Api Wenuwen Api Fund Act,
No. 6 of 2008
Chief of Defence Staff Act,
No. 35 of 2009

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(1) Minister of Defence (Contd.)


Column I

Column II

Column III

Duties & Functions

Departments, Statutory
Institutions & Public
Corporations

Laws to be Implemented

2. Provide for the defence of the country


through the facilitation of the
functioning of the Armed Services
3. Maintenance of internal security
4. Defence and internal security related
intelligence services

5. Sir John Kotelawala Defence


University

Defence Services Command and


Staff College Act, No. 5 of 2008
Department of Coast Guard Act,

6. Defence Services Command


and Staff College

No. 41 of 2009
Explosives Act, No. 21 of 1956

7. Ranaviru Seva Authority

Firearms Ordinance No. 33 of 1916

8. Defence Services School

Firing Ranges and Military Training


Act

9. National Cadet Corps

Mobilization of Supplementary Force


Act, No. 40 of 1985

5. Relations with visiting Armed Forces


6. Matters relating to veteran and
disabled soldiers

10. National Defence Fund

Offensive Weapons Act, No. 18 of


1966

7. Explosives and firearms

11. State Intelligence Service

Piracy Act, No. 9 of 2001

8. Maintenance of Light Houses (other


than those belonging to the Ports
Authority)
9. Provision of defence education and
post- service education for Defence
services personnel
10. Higher Education for defence services
personnel
11. Matters relating to private security
services
12. Rescue operations and administration
of Coast Guard Service
13. All other subjects that come under the
purview of Institutions listed in
Column II
14. Supervision of the Institutions listed in
Column II

Prevention of Terrorism Act,


No. 48 of 1979
12. Coast Guard Department of
Sri Lanka
13. Lanka Logistics Limited
14. Rakna Arakshana Lanka Ltd.

Private Security Agencies Act,


No. 45 of 1998
Public Security Ordinance
Ranaviru Seva Authority Act, No. 54
of 1999
Sir John Kotelawala Defence
Academy Act, No. 68 of 1981
Suppression of Terrorist Bombings
Act, No. 11 of 1999
Suppression of Unlawful Acts
Against the Safety of Maritime
Navigation Act, No. 42 of 2000
All other legislations pertaining to
the subjects specified in Columns I
and II, and not specifically brought
under the purview of any other
Minister

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(2) Minister of Mahaweli Development & Environment


Column I

Column II

Column III

Duties & Functions

Departments, Statutory
Institutions & Public
Corporations

Laws to be Implemented

1. Formulation of policies, programmes


and projects in regard to subjects of
development associated with the
Mahaweli & Environment and all
subjects that come under the purview
of Departments, Statutory Institutions
and Public Corporations listed in
Column II

1. Mahaweli Authority of Sri


Lanka and its Subsidiary
Companies and Associates
(except Mahaweli Livestock
Enterprise Company Ltd.)

Mahaweli Authority of Sri Lanka


Act, No. 23 of 1979

2. Central Engineering
Consultancy Bureau
(CECB)

Mines and Minerals Act, No. 33 of


1992

2. Mahaweli Development Programme


3. Activities relating to the Mahaweli
Authority Act and activities related to
Agencies established under the Act
4. Compensation for Mahaweli
farmers
5. Preservation of the environment for
the present and future generations
6. Formulation of policies and plans in
respect of environmental protection
and management

3. Moragahakanda & Kalu


Ganga Reservoir Project
4. Dam Safety & Water
Resources Planning Project
5. Mahaweli Consolidation
Project (System B
Rehabilitation)

8. Department of Forests

9. Promote commercial forestry in view


of meeting the timber requirement of
the country

9. Central Environmental
Authority
10. Geological Survey and Mines
Bureau
11. GSMB Technical
Services (Pvt) Ltd.

10. Urban solid waste management


11. Formulation and effective
implementation of programmes to
combat pollution of the environment

12. State Timber


Corporation
13. Marine Environment
Protection Authority

12. Prevention of marine pollution


13. Regulation and promotion of the Gem
and Jewellery industry and trade

Marine Pollution Prevention Act,


No. 35 of 2008

National Environmental Act,


No. 47 of 1980
National Heritage Wilderness Areas
Act, No. 3 of 1988
National Gem & Jewellery Authority
Act
Coast Conservation Act,
No. 57 of 1981

All other legislations pertaining to


the subjects specified in Column I
6. Udawalawe Left Bank Project
and II, and not specifically brought
under the purview of any other
7. Uma Oya Development Project
Minister.

7. Forests and forestry


8. Protection and conservation of forest,
fauna and flora

Forest Ordinance (Chap. 453)

14. National Gem and Jewellery


Authority

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(2) Minister of Mahaweli Development & Environment (contd.)


Column I

Column II

Column III

Duties & Functions

Departments, Statutory
Institutions & Public
Corporations

Laws to be Implemented

14. Coast conservation and protection

15. Gem and Jewellery Research


Institute

15. All other subjects that come under


the purview of Institutions listed in
Column II

16. Lanka Timber Plant and


Industries

16. Supervision of the Institutions


listed in Column II

17. Coast Conservation


Department

(3) Minister of Policy Planning, Economic Affairs, Child, Youth & Cultural Affairs
Foreign Loans Act, No. 29 of 1957
Census Act
Institute of Policy Studies of Sri
Lanka Act, No. 53 of 1988
Monetary Law Act
Exchange Control Act
Banking Act, No. 30 of 1988
Recovery of Loans by Banks (Special
Provisions) Act, No. 4 of 1990
Department of National
Physical Planning
Pradeshiya Sanwardana Bank Act,
No. 41 of 2008
Institute of Policy Studies
Securities and Exchange Commission
of Sri Lanka Act, No. 36 of 1987
National Operations Room
Public Utilities Commission of Sri
Lanka Act, No. 35 of 2002
Central Bank of Sri Lanka
Credit Information Bureau of Sri
Lanka Act, No. 18 of 1990
Securities and Exchange

Employees Trust Fund Act, No. 46


Commission
of 1980
Public Utilities Commission of Employees Trust Fund (Special
Sri Lanka
Provisions) Act, No. 19 of 1993
National Insurance Trust Fund Act,
Credit Information Bureau
No. 28 of 2006
Voluntary Social Service
Employees Trust Fund
Organizations (Registration &
Supervision) Act
National Insurance Trust Fund
National Child Protection Act, No. 50
of 1998
Rural Resuscitation Fund
Adoption of Children Ordinance
Rural Economic Resuscitation Children and Young Persons
Ordinance
Fund (Finance)

1. Formulation of national economic and 1. Department of National


monetary policies and strategies, and
Planning
formulation of policies and programmes
in regard to child, youth & cultural
2. Department of External
affairs, and subjects that come under
Resources
the purview of Departments, Statutory
Institutions & Public Corporations
3. Department of Census and
listed in Column II
Statistics
2. Preparation of national development
4.
and public investment programmes and
projects
3. Formulation of monetary policies and
macroeconomic management in
coordination with the Central Bank of
Sri Lanka
4. Coordination of public and private
sector activities and facilitation of the
private sector for economic
development
5. Co-ordination with international
agencies and mobilization of foreign
resources for economic development
6. Liaising with donor agencies and
international financial institutions
7. Control of insurance industry and its
related laws

5.
6.
7.
8.

9.

10.
11.
12.

13.
8. Direct implementation and direction of
all Regional Development Programmes 14.
(including District Development
Programmes)

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(3) Minister of Policy Planning, Economic Affairs, Child, Youth & Cultural Affairs (contd.)
Column I

Column II

Column III

Duties & Functions

Departments, Statutory
Institutions & Public
Corporations

Laws to be Implemented

15. Janadiriya Fund (Gramodaya


Mandala Fund)

National Human Resources


Development Council of Sri Lanka
Act, No. 18 of 1997
National Youth Service Council Act,
No. 69 of 1979
Youth Corps Act, No. 21 of 2002
Cultural Property Act, No. 73 of 1988
Antiquities Ordinance
National Archives Law No. 48 of
1973
Tower Hall Theatre Foundation Act
No. 1 of 1978
Central Cultural Fund Act, No. 57 of
1980
Galle Heritage Foundation Act, No. 7
of 1994
Sigiriya Heritage Foundation Act,
No. 62 of 1998
Arts Council of Ceylon Act
All other legislations pertaining to
the subjects specified in Column I
and II, and not specifically brought
under the purview of any other
Minister.

9. Preparation of the National Physical


Plan and Regional Physical Plans
10. Constitutional Affairs

16. Secretariat for NonGovernmental Organizations

11. Formulation of policies and


programmes on early childhood caring 17. Department of Probation and
Childcare Services
and development with the objective of
fostering a physically and mentally
18. National Child Protection
healthy child, co-ordinating,
Authority
monitoring and following up such
activities with the provincial level
19. Childrens Secretariat
committees
20. National Youth Services
12. Formulation and implementation of
Council
plans, programmes and projects to
provide equal opportunities for
unprotected children while promoting 21. National Youth Corps
and preserving their rights in keeping
22. Youth Employment
with national policies and
Network
international standards
13. Implementation of the Childrens
Charter

23. International Centre for


Training of Rural Leaders

14. Implementation of the Sevana Sarana


Foster-Parent Scheme

24. Youth Welfare Fund

15. Formulation of voluntary national


services schemes for youth
16. Development of entrepreneurship skills
among unemployed youth

25. National Youth Awards


Authority
26. National Youth Services
Co-operative Ltd.

17. Youth development activities

27. Human Resources


Development Council

18. Fostering the national culture in Sri


Lanka in all its aspects

28. Department of Cultural


Affairs

19. Foreign cultural relations

29. Department of Archaeology

20. Promotion of modern and traditional


arts and crafts

30. Department of National


Museums

21. Fostering and promotion of drama,


music and dance

31. Department of National


Archives

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(3) Minister of Policy Planning, Economic Affairs, Child, Youth & Cultural Affairs (contd.)
Column I

Column II

Column III

Duties & Functions

Departments, Statutory
Institutions & Public
Corporations

Laws to be Implemented

22. Compilation of Sinhala Encyclopedia,


Sinhala Dictionary and Mahawansa

32. Tower Hall Theatre


Foundation

23. Promotion of a high aesthetic sense in 33.


the youth
34.
24. Conservation of historical,
archaeological and cultural heritage
35.
25. All other subjects that come under the
purview of Institutions listed in
36.
Column II
37.
26. Supervision of the Institutions listed
in Column II
38.

Public Performance Board


National Performing Arts
Centre
National Arts Council
Central Cultural Fund
Galle Heritage Foundation
Gramodaya Folk Arts Centre

(4) Minister of Public Order, Disaster Management & Christian Affairs


1. Formulation of policies, programmes
and projects in relation to the subjects
of Law & Order, Disaster Management
and inculcation of religious values in
people to create a virtuous society,
and subjects that come under the
purview of Departments, Statutory
Institutions & Public Corporations
listed in Column II

1. Department of Police
2. Department of
Immigration and Emigration

6. Prevention of the use of dangerous


drugs, and their control
7. Co-ordination and management of relief
activities pertaining to natural and manmade disasters

Citizenship Act, No. 18 of 1948


Grant of Citizenship to Persons of
Indian Origin Act

4. National Disaster
Management Council

Grant of Citizenship to Stateless


Persons (Special Provisions) Act,
No. 39 of 1988

5. Disaster Management Centre

Grant of Citizenship to Stateless


Persons Act, No. 5 of 1986

3. Traffic Control

5. Matters relating to Sri Lankan


Citizenship, and Extradition

Immigrants and Emigrants Act, No.


20 of 1948

3. National Dangerous Drugs


Control Board

2. Maintenance of Law and Order

4. Matters relating to Immigration and


Emigration

Police Ordinance

6. National Disaster Relief


Services Centre
7. Department of
Meteorology
8. Department of Christian
Religious Affairs

Extradition Law, No. 8 of 1977


Convention against Illicit Traffic in
Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic
Substances Act, No. 1 of 2008
Drug Dependant Persons (Treatment
and Rehabilitation) Act, No 54 of
2007
National Dangerous Drugs Control
Board Act, No. 11 of 1984
Sri Lanka Disaster
Management Act, No. 13
of 2005

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(4) Minister of Public Order, Disaster Management & Christian Affairs (contd.)
Column I

Column II

Column III

Duties & Functions

Departments, Statutory
Institutions & Public
Corporations

Laws to be Implemented

8. Formulation of policies, programmes


and projects for disaster mitigation,
response and recovery
9. Formulation of national disaster
management, Plan and the National
emergency operation Plan based on the
national policy
10. Initiate and co-ordinate foreign aided
projects for disaster mitigation,
response and recovery
11. Liaise with ministries, government
authorities and agencies, private sector
agencies, and NGOs and INGOs to
ensure timely execution of above
activities
12. Co-ordination of awareness
programmes on natural disasters and
man-made disasters
13. Provision of relief during disasters due
to flood, droughts, epidemic diseases
and other exceptional causes
14. Implementation of measures for rescue
operations during natural and
man-made disasters
15. Early warning systems
16. Meteorological surveys and research
17. Implementation and monitoring of
programmes in respect of christian
religious affairs
18. All other subjects that come under the
purview of Institutions listed in
Column II
19. Supervision of the Institutions listed in
Column II

All other legislations pertaining to


the subjects specified in Column I
and II, and not specifically brought
under the purview of any other
Minister.

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(5) Minister of Home Affairs & Fisheries


Column I

Column II

Column III

Duties & Functions

Departments, Statutory
Institutions & Public
Corporations

Laws to be Implemented

1. Formulation of policies, programmes


1. All District Secretariats
and projects in regard to the subjects
of Home Affairs, Fisheries & Aquatic
2. All Divisional Secretariats
Resources Development and all
subjects that come under the purview 3. Department of Registration of
of Departments, Statutory Institutions
Persons
and Public Corporations listed in
Column II.
4. Department of Registrar
General
2. General supervision and direction of
officers in District Secretariats and
5. Department of Fisheries and
Divisional Secretariats in respect of
Aquatic Resources
subjects not specifically assigned to
other Ministries
6. National Aquaculture
3. Registration of Persons
Development Authority
4. Public Ceremonies
5. Development and management of
marine, brackish water and freshwater 7. Ceylon Fishery Harbours
Corporation
fisheries
6. Management and/or operation of state
8. Cey-Nor Foundation Ltd.
owned fishing crafts
7. Development and Management of
9. Ceylon Fisheries Corporation
fisheries in the exclusive economic
zone
10. National Aquatic Resources
8. Establishment, maintenance and
Research and Development
management of Fishery Harbours and
Agency
Anchorages
9. Establishment and operation of ice
plants, cold rooms and other
infrastructure facilities required for the
fishery industry
10. Development of living and non-living
national aquatic resources
11. Distribution and marketing of fish and
fish products
12. Manufacture, importation and
distribution of fishing crafts and
fishing gear
13. Development and management of
aquaculture, including marine fish
farming
14. All other subjects that come under the
purview of Institutions listed in
Column II
15. Supervision of the Institutions listed
in Column II

Transfer of Powers (Divisional


Secretaries) Act, No. 58 of 1992
Registration of Persons Act, No. 32
of 1968
Births & Deaths Registration Act
Kandyan Marriage and Divorce Act
Muslim Marriage and Divorce Act
Notaries Ordinance
Registration of Documents
Ordinance
Sri Lanka Ordinary Marriage
Registration Ordinance
Holidays Act, No. 29 of 1971
Fisheries and Aquatic Resources
Act, No. 02 of 1996
Fishermens Pension and Social
Security Benefits Scheme
Act, No. 23 of 1990
National Aquaculture Development
Authority of Sri Lanka Act, No.53 of
1998
National Aquatic Resources
Research and Development Agency
Act, No. 54 of 1981
All other legislations pertaining to
the subjects specified in Column I
and II, and not specifically brought
under the purview of any other
Minister.

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(6) Minister of Food Security


Column I

Column II

Column III

Duties & Functions

Departments, Statutory
Institutions & Public
Corporations

Laws to be Implemented

1. Formulation of policies, programmes


and projects to ensure adequate and
uninterrupted food supply at
reasonable prices and all subjects that
come under the purview of
Departments, Statutory Institutions
and Public Corporations listed in
Column II
2. Formulation and implementation of
National Price Policy pertaining to
consumer goods
3. Ensure availability of food and other
essential items
4. Implement measures for consumer
protection
5. Ensure purchase of agricultural
products at reasonable prices

1. Department of
Measurement Units,
Standards and Services
2. Department of Food
Commissioner
3. Department of Co-operative
Development (Registrar of
Co-oprative Societies)
4. Co-operative Employees
Commission
5. Internal Trade Department

Consumer Affairs Authority Act, No.


9 of 2003
Consumer Protection Act, No. 1 of
1979
Co-operative Employees Commission
Act, No. 12 of 1972
Co-operative Societies Act, No. 5 of
1972
Co-operative Wholesale
Establishment Act
Enforcement of the Licensing of
Traders Act

6. Consumer Affairs Authority

Measurement Units Standards &


Services Act, No. 35 of 1995

7. National Institute of
Co-operative Development

National Institute of Co-operative


Development (Incorporation) Act

8. Lanka Sathosa Ltd.

Weights and Measures Ordinance

9. Lanka General Trading


6. All other subjects that come under the
Company Ltd.
purview of institutions listed in
Column II
10. Co-operative
Wholesale Establishment
7. Supervision of the institutions listed
11. Regional Economic Centres
in Column II
12. Paddy Marketing Board

Paddy Marketing Board Act


Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing
(Incorporation) Act, No. 41 of 1980
All other legislations pertaining to
the subjects specified in Column I
and II, and not specifically brought
under the purview of any other
Minister.

(7) Minister of Foreign Affairs


1. Formulation and Implementation of
policies, plans and programmes in
respect of Foreign Affairs and
Telecommunication, and all subjects
that come under the purview of
Departments, Statutory Institutions
and Public Corporations listed in
Column II
2. Promotion of a favourable image of Sri
Lanka abroad
3. Counteracting hostile propaganda
against Sri Lanka

1. Diplomatic Missions Abroad


2. Indian Ocean Marine Affairs
Co-operation
3. Lakshman Kadirgamar
Institute of International
Relations and
Strategic Studies
4. Information and
Communication Technology
Agency

Consular Functions Act, No. 4 of


1981
Diplomatic Privileges Act, No. 9 of
1996
Information and Communication
Technology Act, No. 27 of 2003
Electronic Transactions Act, No. 19
of 2006
All other legislations pertaining to
the subjects specified in Column I
and II, and not specifically brought
under the purview of any other
Minister

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(7) Minister of Foreign Affairs (contd.)


Column I

Column II

Column III

Duties & Functions

Departments, Statutory
Institutions & Public
Corporations

Laws to be Implemented

4. Maintenance of diplomatic and


consular relations with foreign
countries and negotiations of treaties,
agreements and conventions.
5. Provision of diplomatic immunities and
privileges
6. Assisting in the promotion of external
trade and tourism
7. Implementation of computer literacy
improvement programmes

5. Sri Lanka Telecom Ltd. and its


Subsidiaries and Associates
6. Department of
Telecommunication (under
liquidation)
7. Information Technology Parks
(other than Malambe
Information Technology Park)

8. Promotion of good governance in the


public sector by encouraging the
utilization of information and
communication technology
9. All other subjects that come under the
purview of Institutions listed in
Column II
10. Supervision of the Institutions listed
in Column II
(8) Minister of Public Administration, Provincial Councils, Local Government & Democratic Governance
1. Formulation of policies, programmes
and projects in regard to the subjects
of Public Administration, Provincial
Councils, Local Government &
Democratic Governance and all
subjects that come under the purview
of Departments, Statutory Institutions
and Public Corporations listed in
Column II.
2. Administration of the Combined
Services
3. Functions under the Establishments
Code
4. Administration and personnel
management relating to the following
All Island Services :
-

Sri Lanka Administrative


Service
Sri Lanka Accountants Service

Compulsory Public Service Act


Sri Lanka Institute of Development
Administration Act, No. 9 of 1982
Sri Lanka Institute of
Official Languages Act, No. 33 of
Development Administration
1956
Distance Learning Centre Ltd. Official Languages Commission Act,
No. 18 of 1991
Productivity Secretariat
National Institute of Language
Education and Training Act, No. 26
Department of Official
of 2007
Languages
Widowers and Orphans Pension
Act
Official Languages
Widows and Orphans Pension Act
Commission
Widowers and Orphans Pension
Scheme (Armed Forces) Act
National Institute of Language
Education Training
Widows and Orphans Pension
Scheme (Armed Forces) Act
Department of
Public Service Pensioners Trust
Pensions
Fund Act No. 40 of 1999

1. Department of
Management Services
2.

3.
4.
5.

6.

7.

8.

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(8) Minister of Public Administration, Provincial Councils, Local Government & Democratic Governance (contd.)

5.
6.
7.

8.

9.
10.
11.
12.

13.
14.

15.
16.
17.
18.

19.

20.

21.

Column I

Column II

Column III

Duties & Functions

Departments, Statutory
Institutions & Public
Corporations

Laws to be Implemented

- Sri Lanka Planning Service


9. Public Service
- Sri Lanka Engineering Service
Pensioners Trust
- Sri Lanka Scientific Service
Fund
- Sri Lanka Architectural Service
- Sri Lanka Technological Service
10. Local Loans and Development
Cadre management and advisory
Fund
services on fixing of salaries
Public service training
11. Sri Lanka Institute of Local
Preparation and implementation of
Governance
policies and programmes for improving
national productivity
Formulation and implementation of
plans, programmes and projects in
respect of national languages and
social integration
Implementation of the Pensions Minute
Matters relating to all Government
Pension Schemes
Allocation and administration of
Government Quarters
Promotion of good governance in the
public sector in order to achieve
development targets
Introduction of modern governance
concepts.
Formulation and implementation of
policies to create a public service that
gives pride of place to peoples
aspirations with the aim of producing
strong and capable citizens
All matters relating to Provincial
Councils
Government functions relating to Local
Authorities
Grant of loans to Local Authorities for
public utility works
Training of Members, Officers and
Employees of Provincial Councils and
Local Government Authorities
Conduct of research on all aspects of
Provincial and Local Government
Administration
All other subjects that come under the
purview of Institutions listed in
Column II
Supervision of the Institutions listed in
Column II

Government Quarters (Recovery of


Possession) Act
Public Service Provident Fund
Ordinance
Prize Competitions Act, No. 37 of
1957
Municipal Councils Ordinance
Pradeshiya Sabhas Act, No. 15 of
1987
Provincial Councils Act, No. 42 of
1987
Provincial Councils (Payment of
Salaries & Allowances) Act, No. 37
of 1988
Sri Lanka Institute of Local
Governance Act
Urban Councils Ordinance
Gramodaya Mandala Act, No. 28 of
1982
Local Loans and Development Fund
Act, No. 22 of 1916
All other legislations pertaining to
the subjects specified in Column I
and II, and not specifically brought
under the purview of any other
Minister.

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(9) Minister of Buddha Sasana


Column I

Column II

Column III

Duties & Functions

Departments, Statutory
Institutions & Public
Corporations

Laws to be Implemented

1. Formulation of policies, programmes


and projects to inculcate religious
values among people in order to create
a virtuous society

1. Department of Buddhist
Affairs

Buddha Sasana Fund Act,


No. 35 of 1990

2. Buddha Sasana Fund

Buddhist Temporalities
Ordinance

2. Implementation of appropriate
3. International Buddhist
programmes and projects to protect and
Centre
foster the Buddha Sasana
3. Assisting in the propagation of the
Buddha Dhamma

All other legislations pertaining to


the subjects specified in Column I
and II, and not specifically brought
under the purview of any other
Minister.

4. Servicing the Supreme Advisory


Council
5. All other subjects that come under the
purview of Institutions listed in
Column II
6. Supervision of the Institutions listed in
Column II
(10) Minister of Plantation Industries
1. Formulation of policies and
programmes in regard to subjects of
Plantation Industry and all subjects
that come under the purview of
Departments, Statutory Institutions
and Public Corporations listed in
Column II.
2. Issuance of licences related to Tea and
Rubber
3. Issuance of permits for export of tea
4. Issuance of licences related to
fragmentation of rubber estates, and
their control
5. Optimum utilization of plantation lands
through multiple cropping and
integrated farming, and increasing
production and employment thereby
6. Matters relating to the development,
promotion and research of the tea,
rubber and coconut industry

1. Department of Rubber
Development

National Institute of Plantation


Management Act, No. 45 of 1979

2. National Institute of Plantation Sri Lanka Tea Board Act, No. 15 of


1970
Management
Rubber Replanting Subsidy Act, No.
3. Sri Lanka Tea Board
36 of 1953
4. Tea Small Holdings
Rubber Research Ordinance No. 10
Development Authority
of 1930
5. Tea and Rubber Estates
Rubber Control Act, No. 11 of 1956
(Control and Fragmentation)
Tea (Tax and Control of Exports) Act,
Board
No. 16 of 1959
6. Tea Shakthi Fund
Tea and Rubber Estates (Control of
7. Kalubovitiyana Tea Factory
Fragmentation) Act, No. 2 of 1958
Ltd.
Tea Control Act, No. 51 of 1957
8. Thurusaviya Fund

Tea Shakthi Fund Act, No. 47 of 2000

9. Tea Research Institute

Tea Small Holdings Development


Act, No. 35 of 1975

10. Rubber Research Institute


11. Coconut Cultivation Board
12. Coconut Development
Authority

Tea Subsidy Act, No. 12 of 1958


Thurusaviya Fund Act, No. 23 of
2000

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(10) Minister of Plantation Industries (contd.)


Column I
Duties & Functions

Column II

Column III

Departments, Statutory
Institutions & Public
Corporations

Laws to be Implemented

7. Direction and supervision of activities


carried out by the Competent
Authorities appointed in respect of
revival of underutilized assets of
Pelwatte Sugar Industries Ltd. and
Sevanagala Sugar Industries Ltd.,
vested in the Secretary to the
Treasury, under Act, No. 43 of 2011

13. Coconut Research Institute

8. Supervision, co-ordination, provision


of guidance and introduction of
structural adjustments to enterprises
listed in Column II
9. Management and protection of state
resources in relation to the Sugar
Industry

14. Sri Lanka Rubber


Manufacturing and Export
Corporation

Tea Research Board Act, No. 52 of


1993
Coconut Cultivation Board Act, No.
46 of 1971

15. BCC Company Ltd.

Coconut Development (Special


Provisions) Act, No. 45 of 1984

16. Janatha Estate Development


Board

Coconut Development Act, No. 46 of


1971

17. Elkaduwa Plantation Ltd.

Coconut Fibre Act, No. 17 of 1967

18. Sri Lanka State Plantation


Corporation

Coconut Products Ordinance No. 13


of 1935

19. Kurunegala Plantation Ltd.

Coconut Research Board Act, No. 37


of 1950

20. Chilaw Plantation Ltd.


21. Hingurana Sugar Industries
Ltd.

10. All other subjects that come under the


22. Lanka Sugar (Private)
purview of Institutions listed in
Company Ltd.
Column II
23. Gal Oya Plantation (Private)
11. Supervision of the Institutions listed in
Company
Column II
24. Sugarcane Research Institute

Sugarcane Research Institute Act,


No. 75 of 1981
All other legislations pertaining to
the subjects specified in Column I
and II, and not specifically brought
under the purview of any other
Minister.

25. Sri Lanka Cashew Corporation


(11) Minister of Finance
1. Formulation of policies and
programmes in regard to the subjects
of Finance & Taxation and all subjects
that come under the purview of
Departments, Statutory Institutions &
Public Corporations listed in Column II

1. General Treasury

Appropriation Acts

2. Department of Fiscal Policy

Betting and Gaming Levy Act, No.40


of 1998

2. Formulation of fiscal and macro fiscal


management policies

4. Department of Public
Enterprises

3. Preparation of the annual budget and


management of financial resources

5. Department of Public
Finance

3. Department of National
Budget

4. Execution of the National budget and


6. Department of Legal Affairs
enforcement of budgetary and financial
controls
7. Department of Inland
Revenue

Customs Ordinance
Debits Tax Act, No. 12 of 2007
Development Lotteries Board Act, 20
of 1997
Economic Service Charge Act
Public Service Mutual Provident
Association Ordinance No. 5 of 1891
Excise (Special Provisions)Act, No.
13 of 1989
Excise Ordinance (Chapter 52 )
Finance Companies Act, No. 78 of
1988

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(11) Minister of Finance (contd.)


Column I
Duties & Functions

Column II

Column III

Departments, Statutory
Institutions & Public
Corporations

Laws to be Implemented

5. Management of National tax policy and 8. Department of Import and


effective use of Government revenue
Export
6. Enforcement of Government
Financial Regulations
7. Management of the
Consolidated Fund
8. Overall supervision of
revenue agencies

9. Department of Valuation

Import and Export Act, No. 01 of 1969


Fiscal Management (Responsibility)
Act, No. 3 of 2003

11. Department of Information


Technology Management

Inland Revenue Act, No. 10 of 2006

Sri Lanka Customs


Department of Excise
Department of Treasury
Operations

15. Department of State


Accounts

12. Overseeing of departmental and other 16. Department of Development


public funds
Finance
13. Treasury Minutes on reports of the
Public Accounts Committee

Financial Transactions Reporting


Act, No. 6 of 2006

10. Department of Management


Audit

12.
9. General administrative and operational
activities in respect of State Banks and 13.
Financial Institutions
14.
10. Public expenditure management
11. Advisory Services on Government
procurement

Finance Leasing Act, No. 56 of 2000

17. Department of Trade and


Investment Policy

14. Formulation of guidelines for the


promotion of management audit in the 18. Department of Project
Management and
departments
Monitoring
15. Financial administration of Public
Corporations, Statutory Boards and
19. Insurance Board of Sri
Government Owned Companies
Lanka
16. Monitoring and supervision of
20. Sri Lanka Export Credit
activities carried out by Competent
Insurance Corporation
Authorities appointed in respect of
revival of the underutilized assets of
21. Strategic Enterprise
the following institutions, vested in the
Management Agency
Secretary to the Treasury, under Act,
22. Sri Lanka Insurance
No. 43 of 2011
Corporation and its
Subsidiaries and Associates
(i) Hotel Developers (Lanka) PLC
(PQ 143)
23. Sri Lanka Accounting and
(ii) Property situated at PettahAuditing Standards
Chalmers Granaries
Monitoring Board
(iii) Properties situated at Pettah and
Narahenpita Lanka Tractors
24. Academy of Financial
Limited
Studies (Miloda)

Regulation of Insurance Industry


Act, No. 43 of 2000
Sri Lanka Export Credit Insurance
Corporation Act, No. 15 of 1978
Lady Lochore Fund Act
Local Treasury Bills Ordinance
Nation Building Tax Act
National Savings Bank Act, No. 30 of
1971
Prevention of Money Laundering
Act, No. 5 of 2006
Social Security Board Act, No. 17 of
1996
Sri Lanka Accounting and Auditing
Standards Act, No. 15 of 1995
Stamp Duty (Special Provisions) Act
Stamps Duty Act
State Mortgage & Investment Bank
Law No. 13 of 1975
Value Added Tax Act, No. 14 of 2002
Welfare Benefits Act, No. 24 of 2002
Finance Act, No. 38 of 1971
Environment Conservation Levy Act,
No. 26 of 2008
Revival of Underperforming
Enterprises or Underutilized Assets
Act, No. 43 of 2011
All other legislations pertaining to
the subjects specified in Column I
and II, and not specifically brought
under the purview of any other
Minister.

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(11) Minister of Finance (contd.)


Column I
Duties & Functions

Column II
Departments, Statutory
Institutions & Public
Corporations
25. Public Service Mutual
Provident Association

Column III
Laws to be Implemented

(iv) Former Cashew Corporation


Land situated at Kollupitiya
(v) Properties situated at Battaramulla
26. National Development
Suchir Neb Projects (Private)
Trust Fund
Limited
(vi) Properties situated at Kollupitiya 27. National Lotteries Board
Ceylinco Leisure Properties
28. Development Lotteries
Limited
Board
17. All other subjects that come under the 29. All State Banks and their
purview of Institutions listed in
Subsidiaries, associates etc.
Column II
30. Lady Lochore Fund
18. Supervision of the Institutions
listed in Column II

31. Social Security Board


32. Strike, Riot, Civil
Commotion and Terrorism
Fund
33. State Resources
Management Corporation
34. Hotel Developers (Lanka)
PLC (PQ 143)
35. National Pay Commission

(12) Minister of Urban Development, Water Supply & Drainage


1. Formulation of policies, programmes
1. Urban Development Authority
and projects in regard to the subjects of
Urban Development, Water Supply &
2. Sri Lanka Land
Drainage and all subjects that come
Reclamation and
under the purview of Departments,
Development Corporation
Statutory Institutions and Public
Corporations listed in Column II.
3. National Water Supply
and Drainage Board
2. Systematic promotion and regulation
(NWS&DB)
of integrated economic, social and
physical development in urban areas
4. Department of National
Community Water
3. Sacred area planning and development
Supply
4. Malambe Integrated Urban
Development Project (Information
Technology Park)
5. Reclamation and development of lands

Urban Development Authority Law,


No. 41 of 1978
Urban Development Projects (Special
Provisions) Act, No. 2 of 1980
Town & Country Planning Ordinance
Sri Lanka Land Reclamation and
Development Corporation Act
Colombo District (Low Lying Areas)
Reclamation and Development Board
Act, No. 15 of 1968
National Water Supply and Drainage
Board Law, No. 2 of 1974

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(12) Minister of Urban Development, Water Supply & Drainage (contd.)


Column I
Column II
Duties & Functions

Departments, Statutory
Institutions & Public
Corporations

6. Kottawa, Kaduwela and Kadawatha


Township Development Project and
related activities, including the
Township Development Component of
the Greater Colombo Urban Transport
Development Project

Column III
Laws to be Implemented
All other legislations pertaining to
the subjects specified in Column I
and II, and not specifically brought
under the purview of any other
Minister.

7. Investigation, planning, designing,


construction, operation and
maintenance of water supply services,
drainage systems and sewerage
facilities
8. Community water supply and
sanitation projects
9. Environmental development and
community development projects
10. All other subjects that come under the
purview of Institutions listed in
Column II
11. Supervision of the Institutions listed in
Column II
(13) Minister of Power & Energy
1. Formulation of policies, programmes
1. Ceylon Electricity Board and
and projects in regard to the subjects
its subsidiary companies
of Power & Energy and all subjects that
come under the purview of
2. Lanka Electricity Company
Departments, Statutory Institutions and
Public Corporations listed in Column II 3. Lanka Coal Company (Pvt.)
Ltd.
2. Investigation, planning and
development of electricity facilities
4. LTL Holding (Pvt.) Ltd.
throughout the island including
hydropower, thermal power, mini hydro, 5. Ceylon Petroleum Corporation
coal and wind power.
6. Ceylon Petroleum Storage
3. Rural electrification
Terminal Ltd.
4. Development of a sound, adequate and 7. Petroleum Resources
uniform electricity policy for the
Development Secretariat
control, regulation and utilization of
national electro power resources
8. Sri Lanka Sustainable Energy
Authority

Sri Lanka Electricity Act, No. 20 of


2009
Ceylon Petroleum Corporation Act,
No. 28 of 1961
Petroleum Resources Development
Act, No. 26 of 2003
Sri Lanka Sustainable Energy
Authority Act, No. 35 of 2007
Energy Conservation Fund Act, No.
2 of 1985
Sri Lanka Atomic Energy Act, No. 40
of 2014
All other legislations pertaining to
the subjects specified in Columns I
and II, and not specifically brought
under the purview of any other
Minister.

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(13) Minister of Power and Energy (contd.)


Column I
Duties and Functions

5. Energy efficiency, demand


management, etc.
6. Renewable energy development
`7. Import, refining, storage, distribution
and sale of petroleum based products
and natural gas

Column II

Column III

Departments, Statutory
Institutions and Public
Corporations

Laws to be Implemented

9. Sri Lanka Atomic Energy


Board
10. Sri Lanka Atomic Energy
Regulatory Council
11. Polipto Lanka (Pvt.) Ltd.

8. Producing and refining of petroleum


products
9. Production of gas from sources such as
petroleum products and distribution
10. Development of infrastructure facilities
for supply and distribution of fuel
11. All other subjects that come under the
purview of Institutions listed in
Column II
12. Supervision of the Institutions listed
in Column II
(14) Minister of Health and Indigenous Medicine
1. Formulation of policies , programmes
and projects in regard to the subjects
of Health, Nutrition, Disease
Prevention and Indigenous Medicine
and all subjects that come under the
purview of Departments, Statutory
Institutions and Corporations listed in
Column II

1. Department of Health
Services

2. Management of all hospitals and staff


employed therein (other than those
which are under Provincial Councils)

4. National Authority on
Tobacco and Alcohol

3. Medical education schools of training


for auxiliary medical personnel
4. Medical Boards
5. Regulation and supervision of
charitable medical institutions
6. Control of epidemic and endemic
diseases

Cosmetics, Devices and Drugs Act,


No. 27 of 1980

2. Sri Jayewardenepura General Health Services Act


Hospital
Medical Ordinance
3. Vijaya Kumaranatunga
Memorial Hospital, Seeduwa Medical Wants Ordinance

5. State Pharmaceutical
Corporation
6. State Pharmaceutical
Manufacturing Corporation

Mental Disease Ordinance


National Authority on Tobacco and
Alcohol Act, No. 27 of 2006
National Health Development Fund
Act, No. 13 of 1981
Nursing Homes (Regulations) Act

7. All National, Teaching and


Specified Government
Hospitals

Poisons, Opium and Dangerous


Drugs Ordinance

8. National Health Council

Private Medical Institutions


(Registration) Act, No. 21 of 2006

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(14) Minister of Health & Indigenous Medicine (contd.)


Column I

Column II

Column III

Duties & Functions

Departments, Statutory
Institutions & Public
Corporations

Laws to be Implemented

7. School health work and dental


services
8. Occupational health work
9. General sanitation and railway
sanitation
10. Estate health work
11. International quarantine and sanitary
regulations
12. Thriposha Distribution Scheme
13. Public Health Services
14. National Blood Transfusion Services
15. Management and organization of all
departments and services in the
scheduled Training Hospitals, and
liaison with associated higher medical
education institutions
16. Regulation and supervision of
privately owned medical and
healthcare facilities
17. Administration and personnel
management of medical services
18. Import, sale and distribution of raw
and manufactured Ayruvedic, Siddha,
Unani and Homeopathy drugs
19. Production of Ayruvedic, Siddha,
Unani and Homeopathy medicine

9. Medical Research Institute


10. National Institute of Health
Science
11. Ashraff Memorial Hospital

21. Promotion of the cultivation of


medicinal herbs and related extension
work

Sri Lanka Nurses Council Act, No. 19


of 1988

12. School of Medical Laboratory Transplantation of Human Tissues


Technology
Act, No. 48 of 1987
13. Sri Lanka Medical Council

Vijaya Kumaranatunga Memorial


Hospital Board Act, No. 38 of 1999

14. Sri Lanka Medical College


Council

Ayurveda Act, No. 31 of 1961

15. National Health Development


Fund

16. Private Medical Institute


Council
17. National Institute of
Nephrology, Dialysis and
Transplantation
18. Department of Ayurveda
19. Sri Lanka Ayurvedic Drugs
Corporation
20. Ayurvedic Medical Council
21. Ayurvedic College and
Hospital Board
22. Homeopathy Hospital,
Welisara
23. Homeopathy Medical Council

20. Regulation of the export of medicinal


herbs and processed Ayruvedic,
Siddha and Unani drugs

Sri Jayewardenepura General


Hospital Board Act, No. 54 of 1983

24. Ayurveda Teaching Hospitals

Homoeopathy Act, No. 7 of 1970


All other legislations pertaining to
the subjects specified in Column I
and II, and not specifically brought
under the purview of any other
Minister.

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(14) Minister of Health & Indigenous Medicine (contd.)


Column I

Column II

Column III

Duties & Functions

Departments, Statutory
Institutions & Public
Corporations

Laws to be Implemented

22. Registration of Ayurvedic product


manufacturers, Ayurvedic Practitioners
and Ayurvedic paramedical personnel
23. Establishment, operation and
promotion of Ayurvedic Hospitals,
Ayurvedic Research Institutes,
Training Institutes and Pharmacies
24. Administration and Personnel
Management of Indigenous Medical
Service
25. Regulation of Ayurvedic drug
manufacturers
26. Development and regulation of
Ayruvedic, Siddha, Unani and
Homeopathy medicine
27. All other subjects that come under the
purview of Institutions listed in
Column II
28. Supervision of the Institutions listed
in Column II
(15) Minister of Irrigation and Agriculture
1. Formulation of policies, programmes
and projects in regard to the subjects
of Irrigation & Agriculture and all
subjects that come under the purview
of Departments, Statutory Institutions
and Public Corporations listed in
Column II
2. Irrigation Development Programme
3. Salt Water Exclusion Schemes
4. Rain Water Harvesting
5. Control of water pollution and
protection of water quality
6. Flood Protection

1. Department of Irrigation

Irrigation Ordinance

2. Water Resources Board

Water Resources Board Act, No. 29


of 1964

3. Agriculture and Agrarian


Insurance Board

Agrarian Research and Training


Institute Act, No. 5 of 1972

Control of Pesticides Act, No. 33 of


1980

Felling of Tress (Control) Act, No. 9


of 1951

4. Riverine Bamboo Project


5. Lanka Phosphate Ltd.
Company
6. Department of Agriculture

7. National Agricultural
Diversification and Settlement
Authority (Hadabima)

National Freedom from Hunger


Campaign Board Act,
Plant Protection Act, No. 35 of 1999

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(15) Minister of Irrigation and Agriculture (contd.)


Column I

Column II

Column III

Duties & Functions

Departments, Statutory
Institutions & Public
Corporations

Laws to be Implemented

7. Prevention of the pollution of rivers,


streams and other watercourses
8. Promotion, construction, operation
and maintenance of schemes of
irrigation, drainage and flood control
9. Engineering consultancy services and
construction
10. Agricultural crop diversification
11. Agricultural Products improvement
12. Agricultural Education
13. Development of High-Tech Agriculture
14. Administration and personnel
management of Sri Lanka Agricultural
Service
15. Work connected with the Food and
Agriculture Organization of the United
Nations
16. Matters relating to the assets and
other resources of the Vegetable
Development Board and Fruit
Development Board
17. Paddy land tenure
18. Farmers Social Security Benefit
Scheme
19. Development of minor export crops
20. Protection of assets and other
resources of the spices and allied
products marketing board and related
matters
21. All other subjects that come under the
purview of Institutions listed in
Column II
22. Supervision of the Institutions listed
in Column II

8. Sri Lanka National Freedom


from Hunger Campaign Board

9. Pulses and Grain Research


and Production Authority

10. Hector Kobbekaduwa


Agrarian Research and
Training Institute

11. Sri Lanka Council for


Agricultural Research Policy

Seed Act, No. 22 of 2003


Soil Conservation Act, No. 24 of
1996
Sri Lanka Council for Agricultural
Research Policy Act, No. 47 of 1987
Regulation of Fertilizer Act, No. 68
of 1988
Agrarian Development Act, No. 46
of 2000

12. Institute of Post-Harvest


Technology

Export Agriculture Development


Act, No. 46 of 1992

13. Ceylon Fertilizer Company


Ltd.

All other legislations pertaining to


the subjects specified in Column I
and II, and not specifically brought
under the purview of any other
Minister.

14. Colombo Commercial Fertilizer


Company
15. National Fertilizer Secretariat
16. Janatha Fertilizer Enterprises
Ltd.
17. Department of Agrarian
Development
18. Department of Export
Agriculture

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(16) Minister of Highways, Higher Education and Investment Promotion


Column I

Column II

Column III

Duties & Functions

Departments, Statutory
Institutions & Public
Corporations

Laws to be Implemented

1. Formulation of policies, programmes


and projects in regard to the subjects
of Highways, Higher Education &
Investment Promotion and all subjects
that come under the purview of
Departments, Statutory Institutions
and Public Corporations listed in
Column II.
2. Provision and maintenance in optimum
condition of a high quality network of
national highways and other main
roads
3. Implementation of the Maga Neguma
Programme
4. Development of a clear coordination
process for the operation of all
highway projects to collect road user
charges, monitor and integrate
development in conformity with
national policy.
5. Preparation of programmes and
projects based on national policy in
respect of Provincial and Local
Authority roads, and co-ordination
and monitoring of such programmes
and projects
6. University Education
7. Expansion of avenues for higher
education
8. Higher education for Bhikkus in the
relevant fields for studies
9. Award of National Diploma and Higher
National Diploma
10. Promotion of the affiliation or
collaboration of Sri Lankan Higher
Education Institutions with recognized
international academic institutions and
other bodies with the objective of
improving the quality of higher
education in Sri Lanka

1. Road Development Authority


and its Subsidiaries and
Associates

2. Road MaintenanceTrust
Fund

3. University Grants
Commission

4. All Universities coming under


the purview of University

Grants Commission
5. All Postgraduate Institutions
and other Institutions coming
under the purview of the
University Grants
Commission

6. Buddhasravaka Bhikku
University

National Thoroughfares Act, No. 40


of 2008
Road Development Authority Act,
No. 73 of 1981
Universities Act, No. 16 of 1978.
Buddhasravaka Bhikku University
Act, No. 26 of 1996
Buddhist and Pali University of Sri
Lanka Act, No. 74 of 1981
Sri Lanka Institute of Advanced
Technical Education Act, No. 29 of
1995
Institute of Fundamental Studies,
Sri Lanka Act, No. 55 of 1981

Science and Technology


Development Act, No. 11 of 1994

National Institute of Business


Management Act, No. 23 of 1976

National Institute of Fisheries and


Nautical Engineering Act, No. 36 of
1999

National Institute of Technical


Education of Sri Lanka Act, No. 59
of 1998

Sri Lanka Institute of Printing Act,


No. 18 of 1984

Tertiary and Vocational Education


Act, No. 20 of 1990

University of Vocational
Technology Act, No. 31 of 2008

Vocational Training Authority of Sri


Lanka Act, No. 12 of 1995

7. Buddhist and Pali University


8. Sri Lanka Institute of
Advanced Technological
Education
9. Sri Lanka Institute of
Information Technology
(SLIIT) and all information
technology centres affiliated
to SLIIT
10. Sri Lanka Institute of
Nanotechnology (Pvt.) Ltd.
11. National Research Council
12. National Institute of
Fundamental Studies
13. National Science Foundation
14. National Science and
Technology Commission

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Column I

Column II

Column III

Duties & Functions

Departments, Statutory
Institutions & Public
Corporations

Laws to be Implemented

11. Negotiations at international level for


recognition of degrees and diplomas
awarded by Sri Lankan higher
education institutions

15. Planetarium

12. Promotion of Buddhist and Pali studies

17. Industrial Technology


Institute

16. Arthur C. Clarke Centre for


Modern Technology

13. Scientific and industrial research


14. Socio economic research
15. Planning and conducting of research
through the provision of required
facilities to research and research
institutions
16. Career and vocational guidance
programmes
17. Apprenticeship training
18. Technical education
19. Award of National Diploma, Higher
National Diploma and Degree level
certificates
20. Promotion of Foreign Direct
Investment

18. Department of Technical


Education and Training
19. Tertiary and Vocational
Education Commission
20. Vocational Training Authority
of Sri Lanka
21. National Institute of
Technical Education (Univo
Tech)
22. National Apprenticeship and
Industrial Training Authority
23. National Institute of Business
Management
24. Sri Lanka Institute of Printers
25. Skills Development Fund Ltd.

21. Promotion of investment in the private


sector
22. Monitoring and supervision of
activities carried out by Competent
Authorities appointed in respect of
revival of the underutilized assets of
the following Institutions, vested in
the Secretary to the Treasury, under
the Act, No. 43 of 2011;
(i) Properties situated at Badulla Colombo Commercial Company
(ii) Sinotex (Lanka) Ltd.
(iii) Jaqalanka Limited
(iv) Plymouth Industries (Private)
Limited
(v) Cosmos Macky Industries Limited

26. National Institute of Fisheries


and Nautical Engineering
(Ocean University)
27. Ceylon German Technical
Training Institute
28. Board of Investment of Sri
Lanka
29. SME Venture Capital
Company
30. SME Authority

Greater Colombo Economic


Commission Law, No. 4 of 1978
(BOI Law)

Strategic Development Projects Act,


No. 14 of 2008

All other legislations pertaining to


the subjects specified in Column I
and II, and not specifically brought
under the purview of any other
Minister.

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(vi)
(vii)
(viii)
(ix)
(x)
(xi)
(xii)
(xiii)
(xiv)
(xv)
(xvi)
(xvii)
(xviii)
(xix)
(xx)
(xxi)
(xxii)
(xxiii)
(xxiv)
(xxv)
(xxvi)
(xxvii)
(xxviii)
(xxix)

Column I

Column II

Column III

Duties & Functions

Departments, Statutory
Institutions & Public
Corporations

Laws to be Implemented

Kabool Lace (Private) Limited


Intertrade Lanka (Private) Limited
Seethas Fashion (Private) Limited
D.C. Apparel (Private) Limited
Needle Crafts (Private) Limited
Hy Fashion Garments (Private)
Limited
Collins Garment (Private) Limited
Ruhunu Putha Apparels (Private)
Limited
Sanjaya Garments (Private)
Limited
Macfa Apparel (Private) Limited
Yobeedha Associates (Private)
Limited
Dynamic Clothing (Private)
Limited
609 Polymers Exports (Private)
Limited
Cosco Polymer Lanka (Private)
Limited
Great Wall Thread Manufacturing
(Private) Limited
Adamjee Extractions (Private)
Limited
Data Food (Private) Limited
Tandon Lanka(Private) Limited
Rican Lanka (Private) Limited
Composite Tower Solutions
(Private) Limited
Health Food Products (Private)
Limited
Sri Chirag (Private) Limited
Royale Exports (Private) Limited
Continental Vanaspathi (Private)
Limited

23. Promotion, financing and sponsoring


of Small and Medium Enterprises
24. All other subjects that come under the
purview of Institutions listed in
Column II
25. Supervision of the Institutions listed
in Column II

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(17) Minister of Lands


Column I

Column II

Column III

Duties & Functions

Departments, Statutory
Institutions & Public
Corporations

Laws to be Implemented

Land Acquisition Act, No. 9 of 1950

Land Development Ordinance

Land Redemption Ordinance

Land Settlement Ordinance

4. Department of Surveyor
General

State Land Grants (Special


Provisions) Act

5. Institute of Survey and


Mapping

State Land Ordinance

Land Reforms Commission Act, No.


1 of 1972

7. Department of Land Use


Policy Planning

State Lands (Recovery of


Possession) Act

8. Kantale Sugar Company

Survey Act, No. 17 of 2002

All other legislations pertaining to


the subjects specified in Column I
and II, and not specifically brought
under the purview of any other
Minister.

1. Condominium
Management Authority
(Common Amenities
Board)

Apartment Ownership Law, No. 11 of


1973

Apartment Ownership (Special


Provisions) Act, No. 4 of 1999

2. National Housing
Development Authority

Common Amenities Board Law,


No. 10 of 1973

1. Formulation of policies, programmes


and projects in regard to the subjects
of Lands, Land Development and all
subjects that come under the purview
of Departments, Statutory Institutions
and Public Corporations listed in
Column II.

1. Department of Land
Commissioner General

2. Alienation of land as specified by law


and development of land settlement
projects
3. Administration and management of
State lands and land use planning

2. Land Reform Commission


3. Department of Land
Settlement

6. Land Survey Councils


4. Administration and alienation of land
vested in the Land Reform
Commission in accordance with the
law
5. Land settlement and registration of
land titles
6. Acquisition of lands for development
projects
7. Land surveying and mapping,
provision of land information and
related services
8. All other subjects that come under the
purview of Institutions listed in
Column II
9. Supervision of the Institutions listed
in Column II
(18) Minister of Housing and Samurdhi
1. Formulation of policies, programmes
and projects in regard to the subjects
of Housing, Common Amenities &
Poverty Alleviation and all subjects
that come under the purview of
Departments, Statutory Institutions
and Public Corporations listed in
Column II.

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Column I

Column II

Column III

Duties & Functions

Departments, Statutory
Institutions & Public
Corporations

Laws to be Implemented

2. Setting up of standards and norms for


Government Quarters

3. Centre for Housing


Planning and Building

National Housing Development


Authority Act, No. 17 of 1979

3. Promotion of technically sound


housing development to counter
environmental hazards

4. Building Materials
Corporation

Urban Settlement Development


Authority Act, No. 36 of 2008

5. National Building
Research Organization

Divineguma Act, No. 1 of 2013

Poor Relief Act, No. 32 of 1985

All other legislations pertaining to


the subjects specified in Column I
and II, and not specifically brought
under the preview of any other
Minister.

4. Implementation of efficient housing


finance programmes to facilitate
fulfilling the housing needs of people
5. Research and development in the field
of housing and building construction
technology
6. Guiding rural masses on cost effective
house construction technologies
7. Provision of mechanical engineering
services, mainly to government
institutions
8. Promote, develop and regulate the
construction industry
9. Setting up of standards and norms for
public buildings
10. Provision of advisory and regulatory
services for the construction industry
and provision of training on operation
and maintenance of heavy
construction equipment
11. Provision of machinery for
construction industry

6. Department of
Buildings
7. Government Factory
8. Institute of
Construction, Training
and Development
9. State Engineering
Corporation
10. State Development and
Construction
Corporation
11. Devco Showa (Pvt.)
Ltd.
12. National Equipment
and Machinery
Organization
13. The Urban Settlement
Development Authority

12. Management of condominium property 14. Department of


Divineguma
Development
13. Revamping public condominiums and
transferring ownership of houses in an
15. Rural Development
efficient and speedy manner
Training and Research
14. Formulation and implementation of
Institute
plans, programmes and projects to
uplift living standards in urban
settlements, taking into consideration
any proposals submitted by persons
living in urban settlements

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Column I

Column II

Column III

Duties and Functions

Departments, Statutory
Institutions and Public
Corporations

Laws to be Implemented

15. Implementation of rural livelihood


development initiatives
16. Formulation of rural and regional
economic development policies and
strategies
17. Development of infrastructure
facilities for the rural sector
18. Direction of the implementation of
Divineguma
19. All other subjects that come under
the purview of Institutions listed in
Column II
20. Supervision of the Institutions listed
in Column II
(19) Minister of Justice and Labour Relations
1. Formulation of policies, plans and
programmes in respect of the
machinery for administration of
justice and labour relations and all
subjects that come under the
purview of Departments, Statutory
Institutions and Public Corporations
listed in Column II
2. Matters relating to the
administration of the Courts of
Justice which have not been
assigned to any other person in
terms of the Constitution
3. Court Administration
4. Criminal prosecutions and Civil
proceedings on behalf of the State

1. Attorney Generals Department

Superior Courts Complex Board of


Management Act, No. 50 of 1987

2. Legal Draftsman Department


3. Department of Prisons

4. Community based Correction


Department
5. Training Schools for Youthful
Offenders
6. Department of Debt
Conciliation Board
7. Department of Government
Analyst

5. Legal advice to the Government and


to all Government Departments

10. Superior Courts Complex

6. Drafting of Legislation

11. Legal Aid Commission of


Sri Lanka

Council of Legal Education Law

Debt Conciliation Ordinance

Enforcement of Foreign Judgements


Ordinance

Government Analyst (Disposal of


Articles) Act, No. 69 of 1988

High Court of the Provinces (Special


Provisions) Act, No. 19 of 1990

Institute of Corporation Lawyers


Law No. 33 of 1978

Judicature Act, No. 2 of 1978

Language of the Courts Act

8. Registrar of the Supreme Court


9. Law Commission of Sri Lanka

Civil Aspects of International Child


Abduction Act, No. 10 of 2001

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Column I

Column II

Column III

Duties & Functions

Departments, Statutory
Institutions & Public
Corporations

Laws to be Implemented

7. Advice in respect of the granting of


pardons, commutations, remissions,
respites, suspensions of sentences
passed on any offender

12. Mediation Boards Commission


13. Department of Public Trustee
14. Council of Legal Education

8. Matters relating to labour tribunals

Law Commission Act, No. 03 of


1969

Legal Aid Law No. 11 of 1978

Mediation Boards Act, No. 72 of


1988

15. Department of Labour


9. Law restatement and codification
10. Law Reforms

16. National Institute of Labour


Studies

Prevention of Crimes Ordinance


(Except Sections 11, 15 and 16)

11. Preparation and issue of legal


glossaries

17. Employees Provident Fund

Prevention of Frauds Ordinance

18. National Institute of


Occupational Safety and
Health

Prevention of Social Disability Act

Primary Courts Procedure Act,


No. 44 of 1979

19. Office of the Commissioner of


Workmens Compensation

The Crown (Liability in Delicts) Act

20. Shrama Vasana Fund

Prisons Act

21. Department of Manpower and


Employment

Youthful Offenders (Training


Schools) Act

22. Sri Lanka Jobsnet Limited

Public Trustee Ordinance No. 01 of


1992

Employees Councils Act, No. 32 of


1979

17. Functions of the Public Trustee

18. Preparation and implementation of


policies regarding labour relations,
international labour standards and
employees welfare

Employees Provident Fund Act,


No. 15 of 1958

Employment of Women, Young


Persons and Children Act, No. 47 of
1956

Factories Ordinance No. 45 of 1942

Industrial Dispute Act, No. 43 of


1950

Maternity Benefits Ordinance


No. 32 of 1939

12. Formulation and implementation of


programmes for eliminating delays
in the administration of justice in
consultation with the judiciary
13. Formulation and implementation of
policies and programmes in respect
of Rehabilitation and Prison
Reforms
14. Prison Administration and Reforms
15. Functions referred to in the Sections
11, 15 and 16 of the Prevention of
Crimes Ordinance
16. Community based correction
projects

19. Transactions with International


Labour Organization and
International Social Security
Organization
20. Administration of the Employees
Provident Fund, Private Provident
Funds and Private Retirement
Schemes

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Column I

Column II

Column III

Duties & Functions

Departments, Statutory
Institutions & Public
Corporations

Laws to be Implemented

21. Industrial relations and settlement


of Industrial disputes
22. Matters relating to Industrial
Courts
23. Registration of Trade Unions

National Institute of Occupational


Safety and Health Act, No .38 of
2009

Payment of Grativity Act, No. 12 of


1983

24. Formulation of policies for wages


and terms & conditions of
employment, safety, health and
welfare of workers of factories

Shop and Office Employees


(Regulation of Employment and
Remuneration) Act, No. 19 of 1954

Shrama Vasana Fund Act, No. 12 of


1998

25. Unemployment Benefit Insurance


Scheme

Termination of Employment of
Workmen (Special Provision) Act,
No. 45 of 1971

Trade Union Ordinance No. 14 of


1935

Wages Boards Ordinance No. 27 of


1941

Workmens Compensation Act,


No. 19 of 1934

29. All other subjects that come under


the purview of Institutions listed in
Column II

Fee Charging Employment Agencies


Act, No. 37 of 1956

30. Supervision of the Institutions


listed in Column II

All other legislations pertaining to


the subjects specified in Column I
and II, and not specifically brought
under the purview of any other
Minister.

Associated Newspapers of Ceylon


Ltd. (Special Provisions) Law
No. 28 of 1973

3. Sri Lanka Press Council

4. Sri Lanka Broadcasting


Corporation

Ceylon Broadcasting Corporation


Act, No. 37 of 1966

Newspapers Ordinance

26. Regulation of fee levying of


employment agencies
27. Implementation of career guidance
programme
28. Implementation of national
Manpower and employment
policies

(20) Minister of Mass Media and Parliamentary Affairs


1. Formulation of policies, programmes
and projects in regard to the subjects
of Mass Media and Parliamentary
Affairs and all subjects that come
under the purview of Departments,
Statutory Institutions and Public
Corporations listed in Column II

1. Department of Information
2. Department of the
Government Printing

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Column I

Column II

Column III

Duties & Functions

Departments, Statutory
Institutions & Public
Corporations

Laws to be Implemented

2. Release of official news to the media,


including arranging of media
conferences.
3. Dissemination of basic information
about Sri Lanka routinely and in
response to individual inquiries
4. Provision of information to
Government Departments and
publicity work

5. Sri Lanka Rupavahini


Corporation
6. Independent Television
Network
7. State Printing Corporation
8. Associated Newspapers of
Ceylon Ltd.

Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation


(Special Provisions) Act, No. 8 of
1996

Sri Lanka Press Council Law No. 5


of 1973

Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation


Act, No. 6 of 1982

State Film Corporation Act, No. 47


of 1971

State Printing Corporation Act,


No. 24 of 1968

All other legislations pertaining to


the subjects specified in Column I
and II, and not specifically brought
under the purview of any other
Minister.

9. Lanka Puwath Ltd.


5. Provision of information and publicity
material to Sri Lanka Missions abroad
6. International agreements relating to
publications

10. Selacine Television Institute


11. Creative Helanka Ltd.
12. National Film Corporation

7. Sale, storage and dispatch of


Government publications other than
departmental publications
8. Production and exhibition of news,
films and documentaries
9. Broadcasting, including commercial
television broadcasting and overseas
transmission
10. Matters relating to Parliament and
Members of Parliament requiring
action by the Government
11. Establishment matters relating to the
staff of the Members of Parliament
12. Welfare activities relating to exmembers of Parliament and their
families
13. All other subjects that come under the
purview of Institutions listed in
Column II
14. Supervision of the Institutions listed
in Column II

13. Sri Lanka Television Training


Institute
14. Mahinda Rajapaksa National
Telecinema Park
(Ranmihithenna)

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(21) Minister of Tourism and Sports


Column I

Column II

Column III

Duties & Functions

Departments, Statutory
Institutions & Public
Corporations

Laws to be Implemented

1. Formulation of policies, programmes


and projects in relation to Tourism &
Sports and subjects that come under
the purview of Departments, Statutory
Institutions and Public Corporations
referred to in Column II
2. Development of the tourism industry
and establishment of standards

1. Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion


Bureau

2. Sri Lanka Tourism


Development Authority

3. Sri Lanka Convention Bureau

Tourism Act, No. 38 of 2005

4. Sri Lanka Institute of Tourism


and Hotel Management

Fauna and Flora Protection


Ordinance

3. Registration of Tourism Agencies


4. Conservation of Sri Lankas flora,
maintenance of Botanical Gardens and
development of Botanical Gardens
and providing assistance to
floriculture industry
5. Launch of public educational
programmes by exhibiting collections
of animals, birds, reptiles, etc.
6. Conservation of wildlife resources
Conservation
7. Facilitation of eco-tourism in wildlife
protected areas with due consideration
to the conservation of the ecosystems concerned
8. Development and promotion of
national crafts and arts
9. Encouragement of sports
10. Development of sports facilities
11. Sports education
12. Development and popularization of
designs for Sri Lankas handicraft
industry
13. All other subjects that come under the
purview of Institutions listed in
Column II
14. Supervision of Institutions referred in
Column II

National Zoological Gardens Act,


No. 41 of 1982
Botanical Gardens Ordinance No. 31
of 1928

5. Department of National
Zoological Gardens

National Crafts Council and Allied


Institutions Act, No. 35 of 1982

6. Department of National
Botanical Gardens

National Crafts Council and Allied


Institutions (Special Provisions) Act,
No. 4 of 1996

7. Department of Wildlife
Conservation

Sports Law, No. 25 of 1973

8. Wildlife Trust

Sugathadasa National Sports


Complex Authority Act, No. 17 of 1999

9. Sri Lanka Handicrafts Board

(Laksala)
10. National Design Center
11. National Craft Council
12. Ape Gama
13. Department of Sports
Development
14. Sugathadasa National Sports
Complex Authority
15. National Institute of Sports
Science
16. National Sports Council
17. Institute of Sports Medicine

All other legislations pertaining to


the subjects specified in Column I and
II, and not specifically brought under
the purview of any other Minister.

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(22) Minister of Ports, Shipping and Aviation


Column I

Column II

Column III

Duties & Functions

Departments, Statutory
Institutions & Public
Corporations

Laws to be Implemented

1. Formulation of policies, programmes


and projects in regard to the subjects
of Ports, Shipping & Aviation and all
subjects that come under the purview
of Departments, Statutory Institutions
and Public Corporations listed in
Column II

1. Sri Lanka Ports Authority and


its Subsidiaries and
Associates

2. Ceylon Shipping Corporation


Ltd and its Subsidiaries and

Associates

2. Development and Administration of


ports and harbours, light houses and
beacons, oil installation other than
those belong to Admiralty

3. Merchant Shipping Secretariat

3. Arbitration of disputes between


Shipping Service providers and users
4. Establish rules of competition for
Shipping Services
5. Assist and ensure consultation
between shipping service providers
and users
6. Receiving of wrecks and ocean
salvages
7. Administration of Shipping
Development Fund
8. Freight and Shipping Services
9. Coastwise passenger traffic
10. Civil Aviation
11. Air Transportation
12. Aircraft accidents investigations
13. Registration of Aircrafts
14. Regulation of freight of Air Crafts
15. All other subjects that come under the
purview of Institutions listed in
Column II
16. Supervision of the Institutions listed
in Column II

Ceylon Shipping Corporation Act,


No. 11 of 1971
Graving Dock and Patent Ship
Ordinance
Licensing of Shipping Agents Act,
No. 10 of 1972
Masters Attendant Ordinance

4. Civil Aviation Authority

5. Shipping
&
Aviation
Information and Research
(Pvt) Ltd.

Merchant Shipping Act, No. 52 of


1971
Sri Lanka Ports Authority Act, No.
51 of 1979

6. Airport and Aviation Services

(Sri Lanka) Ltd.

Air Navigation Act, No. 15 of 1950

7. Sri Lankan Airlines Ltd and its


Subsidiaries

Air Navigation (Special Provisions)


Act, No. 2 of 1982

8. Mihin Lanka (Pvt) Ltd.

Civil Aviation Authority of Sri


Lanka Act, No. 34 of 2002

All other legislations pertaining to


the subjects specified in Column I
and II, and not specifically brought
under the purview of any other
Minister.

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(23) Minister of Industry and Commerce


Column I

Column II

Column III

Duties & Functions

Departments, Statutory
Institutions & Public
Corporations

Laws to be Implemented

1. Formulation of policies, programmes


and projects in regard to the subjects
of Industry & Commerce and all
subjects that come under the purview
of Departments, Statutory Institutions
and Public Corporations listed in
Column II.
2. Copyright of the functions relating to
the administration of the International
Convention on Intellectual Property
and Copyright of the World
Intellectual Property Office (WIPO)
3. Export promotion and consultancy
services

1. Department of Commerce

Business Names Act, No. 7 of 1987

2. Registrar of Companies

Companies Act, No. 7 of 2007

3. National Intellectual Property


Office of Sri Lanka

Intellectual Property Act, No. 36 of


2003

4. Sri Lanka Export


Development Board

National Enterprise Development


Authority Act, No. 17 of 2006

5. National Enterprise
Development Authority

Sri Lanka Export Development Act,


No. 40 of 1979

6. Clothing Industry Training


Institute

Trade Marks Act, No. 30 of 1964

Textile Quota Board Act, No. 33 of


1996

Textile Training & Services Institute


Act, No. 03 of 1984

Chitty Ordinance

Public Contracts Act, No. 3 of 1987

Sri Lanka Accreditation Board for


Conformity Assessment Act, No. 32
of 2005

12. Lanka Leyland Ltd.

Sri Lanka Standard Institute Act,


No. 6 of 1984

13. Lanka Textile Mills Emporium


Ltd.

Sri Lanka Inventors Incentives Act,


No. 53 of 1979

14. Department of Textile


Industries

All other legislations pertaining to


the subjects specified in Column I
and II, and not specifically brought
under the purview of any other
Minister.

7. Sri Lanka Institute of Textile


and Apparel

4. Trade exhibitions
5. International trade relations

8. Textile Training and Service


Centre

6. Representation of Sri Lankas trade


activities abroad

9. Industrial Development
Board

7. Competition policy
10. Bogala Graphite Lanka Ltd.
8. Promotion and development of
industries

11. Kahatagaha Graphite

9. Approval of credit agencies in terms


of Section 114 of Act, No. 6 of 1949
10. Setting of standards and
administration
11. All other subjects that come under the
purview of Institutions listed in
Column II
12. Supervision of the Institutions
in Column II

15. Thulhiriya Textile Mills Ltd.

listed 16. Lanka Ashok Leyland Ltd.


17. Mantai Salt Ltd.
18. Lanka Salusala Ltd.
19. Ceylon Ceramics Corporation
(Brick and Tiles Division)

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Column I

Column II

Column III

Duties & Functions

Departments, Statutory
Institutions & Public
Corporations

Laws to be Implemented

20. Lanka Sack Makers Ltd.


21. Paranthan Chemicals Ltd.
22. National Paper Company Ltd.
23. Lanka Mineral Sands
Company
24. Lanka Cement Ltd.
25. Sri Lanka Cement Corporation
26. Lanka Fabrics Ltd.
27. Kahagolle Engineering
Services Company Ltd.
(KESCO)
28. Statcon Rubber Company
Ltd.
29. Sri Lanka Accreditation Board
for Conformity Assessment
30. Sri Lanka Standards Institute
31. Sri Lanka Inventors
Commission
32. Inventors Fund
(24) Minister of Plantation Infrastructure Development
1. Formulation of policies, programmes
and projects in regard to the subjects
of Estate Infrastructure Development
and all subjects that come under the
purview of Institutions listed in
Column II.
2. Socio-economic development of
estate communities
3. Implementation of projects for the
improvement of livelihood & basic
facilities for the empowerment of rural
estate communities

1. Rural Community
Development (Youth
Empowerment) Project
2. Estate Sector Selfemployment Revolving
Fund
3. Plantation Housing
Development Trust

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Column I

Column II

Column III

Duties & Functions

Departments, Statutory
Institutions & Public
Corporations

Laws to be Implemented

4. Development of infrastructure
facilities for rural estate sector
5. All other subjects that come under the
purview of institutions listed in
Column II
6. Supervision of the Institutions listed
in Column II
(25) Minister of Resettlement, Reconstruction and Hindu Religious Affairs
1. Formulation and implementation of
policies, plans and programmes for the
Resettlement, Reconstruction and
Hindu Religious Affairs of civilians
affected by the civil conflict in the
North and East and all subjects that
come under the purview of
Departments, Statutory Institutions
and Public Corporations listed in
Column II
2. Implementation of such programmes
and projects to resettle civilians
displaced by conflicts
3. Implementation of programmes and
projects to rehabilitate persons
affected by physical disabilities and
thereby facilitate human resettlement
4. Facilitate co-ordination between the
Government and donor Agencies,
Non-Governmental organizations and
civil society in respect of resettlement
activities
5. Provision of essential services for
displaced persons
6. Rehabilitation of persons and
properties
7. Re-integration of ex-combatants into
civilian life

1. Resettlement Authority

Resettlement Authority Act, No. 9


of 2007

2. Rehabilitation of Persons,
Properties and Industries
Authority

Rehabilitation of Persons,
Properties and Industries Authority
Act, No. 29 of 1987

3. Commissioner General of
Rehabilitation

Hindu Cultural Fund Act, No. 31 of


1985

4. Palmyrah Development
Board

All other legislations pertaining to


the subjects specified in Columns I
and II, and not specifically brought
under the purview of any other
Minister

5. Elephant Pass Saltern


6. North Sea Limited
7. Department of Hindu
Religious and Cultural Affairs

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Column I

Column II

Column III

Duties & Functions

Departments, Statutory
Institutions & Public
Corporations

Laws to be Implemented

8. Development and promotion of


palmyrah industry
9. Formulation of policies, programmes
and projects to inculcate religious
values in people in order to create a
virtuous society
10. Implementation and monitoring of
programmes in respect of Hindu
religious and cultural affairs
11. All other subjects that come under the
purview of Institutions listed in
Column II
12. Supervision of the Institutions listed
in Column II
(26) Minister of Education
1. Formulation and implementation of
policies, plans and programmes in
respect of Education, and all subjects
that come under the purview of
Departments, Statutory Institutions
and Public Corporations listed in
Column II.
2. Provision of a national system of
education that prepares the Sri
Lankan child and youth to enter the
competitive world with confidence
and assurance of success
3. Provision of facilities for National
Schools
4. Promotion and development of
school libraries
5. Implementation and direction of the
Programme for provision of Free
School Text Books

1. Department of Examinations

Assisted School and Training


Colleges Act, No. 5 of 1960

2. Department of Educational
Publications

Colleges of Education Act, No. 30


of 1986

National Authority on Teacher


Education Act, No. 32 of 1997

National Institute of Education Act,


No. 28 of 1985

Public Examinations Act, No. 25 of


1968

School Development Boards Act,


No. 8 of 1993

UNESCO Scholarship Fund Act,


No. 44 of 1999

National Education Commission Act


No 19 of 1991

3. National Institute of
Education
4. Sri Lanka National Book
Development Council
5. National Library and
Documentation Services
Board
6. Directorates of Education
7. National Authority on
Teachers Education
8. Colleges of Education
9. Teachers Colleges
10. UNESCO National
Commission of Sri Lanka

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Column I

Column II

Column III

Duties & Functions

Departments, Statutory
Institutions & Public
Corporations

Laws to be Implemented

6. Implementation and direction of the


Programme for the provision of free
uniforms for Lay Students and
Buddhist Priests in Pirivenas
7. Educational publications
8. Education in primary, junior,
secondary and senior secondary
schools
9. Ensure quality of education and
discipline among students
in the overall education system
10. Cultural education, adult education,
technical, physical education and
science education at school level
11. Audio visual education
12. Promotion of Buddhist and Pali
Studies in achievement of relevant
Millennium Development Goals.
13. Administration and personnel
management functions of Sri Lanka
Education Administrative Service
14. Administration of School
Development Boards
15. Incorporation of educational
institutions
16. Pirivena education and religious
education at school level
17. All other subjects that come under
the purview of Institutions listed in
Column II
18. Supervision of the Institutions listed
in Column II

11. National Education


Commission
12. Pirivena Education Board

All other legislations pertaining to


the subjects specified in Column I
and II, and not specifically brought
under the preview of any other
Minister.

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(27) Minister of Foreign Employment


Column I

Column II

Column III

Duties & Functions

Departments, Statutory
Institutions & Public
Corporations

Laws to be Implemented

1 Formulation of policies, programmes


and projects in regard to the subject
of foreign employment and all subjects
that come under the purview of
Institutions listed in Column II

1. Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign


Employment

Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign


Employment Act, No. 21 of 1985

2. Sri Lanka Foreign


Employment Agency

Foreign Employment Agency Act,


No. 32 of 1980

All other legislations pertaining to


the subjects specified in Column I
and II, and not specifically brought
under the purview of any other
Minister.

Railways Act, No. 18 of 19503

Sri Lanka Transport Board Act,


No. 27 of 2005

National Transport Medical


Institute Act, No. 25 of 1997

Motor Traffic Act

National Transport Commission Act,


No. 37 of 1991

Private Omnibus Services Act,


No. 44 of 1983

All other legislations pertaining to


the subjects specified in Column I
and II, and not specifically brought
under the purview of any other
Minister.

2. Welfare of expatriate Sri Lankans and


migrant workers
3. Regulation and supervision of
employment agencies
4. Career guidance for foreign
employment
5. All other subjects that come under the
purview of Organizations listed in
Column II
6. Supervision of the Organizations
listed in Column II
(28) Minister of Internal Transport
1. Formulation of policies, programmes
and projects in regard to the subject of
internal transport and all subjects that
come under the purview of
Departments and Statutory
Institutions listed in Column II
2. Development of an Integrated National
Passenger and Freight Rail Transport
System, development of railway
infrastructure, and provision of
railway services

1. Department of
Railways

Sri Lanka

2. Lakdiva Engineering
Company (Pvt) Limited
3. Sri Lanka Central Transport
Board
4. National Transport Medical
Institute
5. Department of Motor Traffic

3. Provision of passenger ferry services


4. Provision of a safe and reliable
passenger transport service
5. All matters pertaining to construction
of new railways including land
acquisition and infrastructure
development

6. National Transport
Commission
7. Werahera Engineering
Services Company Ltd.
(WESCO)

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Column I

Column II

Column III

Duties & Functions

Departments, Statutory
Institutions & Public
Corporations

Laws to be Implemented

6. Registration and Licensing of motor


vehicles
7. Issuance of Driving Licences
8. Regulation of Motor Traffic
9. All other subjects that come under the
purview of Institutions listed in
Column II
10. Supervision of the Institutions listed
in Column II
(29) Minister of Social Services, Welfare and Livestock Development
1. Formulation of policies, programmes
and projects in regard to the subject
of Social Services, Welfare &
Livestock Development and all
subjects that come under the purview
of Departments and Statutory
Institutions listed in Column II.
2. Early identification, intervention and
rehabilitation of persons with
disabilities
3. Public Assistance Scheme
4. Provision of assistance to
Tuberculosis, Leprosy, Cancer and
Thalassemia patients and their
dependents
5. Family counseling services
6. Provision of vocational training and
employment opportunities for persons
with disabilities
7. Social insurance for the disabled
8. Prevention of drug use and
rehabilitation of drug addicts

1. Department of Social
Services

2. National Secretariat for Elders


and National Council for

Elders
3. National Secretariat for
Persons with Disabilities
4. National Council for Persons
with Disabilities
5. National Institute of Social
Development
6. Department of Animal
Production and Health
7. National Livestock
Development Board
8. Sri Lanka - Libya Agriculture
and Livestock Development
Company
9. Kiriya/Milk Industries of
Lanka (Pvt) Ltd.
10. Milk Industries of Lanka
Company

Houses of Detention Ordinance


National Institute of Social
Development Act, No. 41 of 1992
Poor Law Ordinance

Protection of the Rights of the


Elders Act, No. 09 of 2000

Rights of Persons with Disabilities


Act, No. 28 of 1996

Vagrants Ordinance

Visually Handicapped Trust Fund


Act, No. 9 of 1992

Animal Disease Act, No 59 of 1992

Animal Feed Act, No. 15 of 1986

Animals Act, No. 29 of 1958

Veterinary Surgeons and


Practitioners Act

All other legislations pertaining to


the subjects specified in Column I
and II, and not specifically brought
under the purview of any other
Minister.

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Column I

Column II

Column III

Duties & Functions

Departments, Statutory
Institutions & Public
Corporations

Laws to be Implemented

9. Provision of assistance to persons


with disabilities and their dependents
10. Provision of care for elders, encourage
involvement of elders in social
development activities and protection
of the rights of senior citizens

11. Mahaweli Livestock


Enterprise Company Ltd.
12. Saumyamoorthi Thondaman
Memorial Foundation

11. Development of livestock industry


12. Milk production and distribution
13. Planning and execution of veterinary
services and research
14. Provision of assistance for animal
breeding and cattle breeding
15. Protection from animal diseases and
quarantine of animals
16. Administration and personnel
management of Sri Lanka Animal
Production and Health Service
17. All other subjects that come under the
purview of Institutions listed in
Column II
18. Supervision of the Institutions listed
in Column II
(30) Minister of Womens Affairs
1. Formulation of policies, programmes
and projects in regard to Womens
Affairs and all subjects that come
under the purview of Institutions
listed in Column II.
2. Advancement of womens quality of
life
3. Increase in participation and
representation of women in politics
and decision making in public affairs

1. Sri Lanka Womens Bureau

Prevention of Domestic Violence


Act, No. 34 of 2005

2. National Committee on
Women

All other legislations pertaining to


the subjects specified in Column I
and II, and not specifically brought
under the purview of any other
Minister.

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(30) Minister of Womens Affairs (Contd.)


Column I

Column II

Column III

Duties & Functions

Departments, Statutory
Institutions & Public
Corporations

Laws to be Implemented

4. Formulation and implementation of


policies, plans and programmes for
womens empowerment
5. Promotion of gender equity and
gender justice
6. Formulation and implementation of
new laws and policies and amending
existing laws to remove discrimination
against women
7. Implementation and strengthening of
laws and policies aimed at preventing
sexual and gender based violence
8. Achievement of Millennium
Development Goals relevant to the
subjects assigned
9. Implementation of the Womens
Charter
10. All other subjects that come under the
purview of Institutions listed in
Column II
11. Supervision of the Institutions listed
in Column II
(31) Minister of Muslim Religious Affairs and Posts
1. Formulation of policies, programmes
and projects to inculcate religious
values in people in order to create a
virtuous society, and all subjects that
come under the purview of
Departments, Statutory Institutions
and Public Corporations listed in
Column II.
2. Implementation and monitoring of
programmes in respect of Muslim
religious and cultural affairs

1. Department of Muslim

Religious and Cultural Affairs


2. Postal Department

Mosque and Muslim Charitable


Trusts or Wakf Act , No 51 of 1956

Quazis (Validation of Appointments)


Act, No. 11 of 1965

Stamp Law

Post Office Law

All other legislations pertaining to


the subjects specified in Column I
and II, and not specifically brought
under the purview of any other
Minister.

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Column I

Column II

Column III

Duties & Functions

Departments, Statutory
Institutions & Public
Corporations

Laws to be Implemented

3. Formulation and implementation of an


appropriate scheme to enhance the
efficacy and efficiency of the quazi
system
4. Provision of a modern postal service
and its maintenance in an efficient
manner using latest technology and
management practices
5. Maters relating to domestic and
overseas posts
6. Agency payment operations for other
Departments
7. Improvement of postal network
8. Administration of the Ceylon Philatelic
Bureau
9. All other subjects that come under the
purview of Institutions listed in
Column II
10. Supervision of the Institutions listed
in Column II

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