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Name: Houses of Detention Ordinance (Cap. 33).
Country: Sri Lanka
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law; Human rights
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1907-05-20
Entry into force:
ISN: LKA-1907-L-110646
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line University of Minnesota Human Rights Library, United States of America PDF PDF (consulted on 2020-11-18)
Abstract/Citation: This Ordinance provides for the establishment of Houses of Detention for vagrants and makes it lawful to detain homeless people or those that are deemed to be "vagrants" under the law.
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