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This Act amends the Agrarian Development Act of 2000.Amendments include: the insertion, immediately after section 1, of a new Part I on tenant cultivators of paddy lands; replacement of the heading of Part I of the principal Act with a new heading Part IA entitled ‘Rights of tenant cultivators of paddy lands’; minor changes to various sections of Part IA and the repealing of sections 6 and 20; changes to sections 39 on the establishment of Agrarian Tribunals and section 42 on rights of appeal and the repealing of section 40; the insertion of a new Part IVA addressing the Boards of Review; minor changes to sections 53 and 101.

Amends: Agrarian Development Act, No. 46 of 2000. (2000-08-18)

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The first Sinhalese arrived in Sri Lanka late in the 6th century B.C., probably from northern India. Buddhism was introduced circa 250 B.C., and a great civilization developed at the cities of Anuradhapura (kingdom from circa 200 B.C. to circa A.D. 1000) and Polonnaruwa (from about 1070 to 1200). In the 14th century, a south Indian dynasty established a Tamil kingdom in northern Sri Lanka. The Portuguese controlled the coastal areas of the island in the 16th century and the Dutch in the 17th century.

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