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vLex’s intelligent legal research database enables you to navigate through the complexity of law with ease and search across a wide range of documents, including:

  • Consolidated versions of Acts
  • Legislative Enactments of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka
  • The Sri Lanka Law Reports
  • New Law Reports
  • Supreme Court Law Reports
  • Court of Appeal Law Reports


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