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Name: "Tundu" Prohibition Ordinance
Country: Sri Lanka
Subject(s): Migrant workers
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1980
Entry into force:
Published on: Legislative Enactments of Sri Lanka, 1980, Vol. VII, p. 279
ISN: LKA-1980-R-37394
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=37394&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Legislative Enactments of Sri Lanka, 1980, Vol. VII, p. 279
Abstract/Citation: This Ordinance, incorporating all changes through 1979, prohibits the issuance and use of "Tundus" (a written acceptance by a new employer to assume libility for travel expenses formerly imposed on Indian labourers. Such an acceptance used to be a precondition for a change of employment). Criminally sanctions the issuance or use of "Tundus".

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