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Sri Lanka: Recent changes to emergency regulations - an update

, Index number: ASA 37/006/1993

Since the amendments made to Sri Lanka's Emergency (Miscellaneous Provisions and Powers) Regulations on 3 February 1993, the regulation regarding the issue of certificates of arrest during cordon and search operations has been further amended to require that the arresting officer must issue a certificate of arrest during such operations as a matter of routine.

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