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Name: Protection of the Rights of Elders Act, No 9 0f 2000.
Country: Sri Lanka
Subject(s): Older workers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2000-05-04
Entry into force:
ISN: LKA-2000-L-92341
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Ministry of Social Welfare , Sri Lanka PDF PDF (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2013-02-14)
Abstract/Citation: Part I - Establishment of the National Council of Elders
Part II - Protection of the Rights of Elders
Part III - Registration
Part IV - Finance
Part V - Staff of the Council
Part VI - Appointment of the Board
Part VII - Miscellaneous

The principle role of the Council is the promote and protection the welfare and rights of elderly persons and to assist elderly person to live with self respect, independence and dignity.
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