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The Law Reforms Ordinance, 1978

( Ordinance NO. XLIX OF 1978 )

An Ordinance to amend certain laws for purposes of law reform.

WHEREAS the Government constituted a Law Committee to review the recommendations of Law Reforms Commissions of 1958 and 1967 and to make suggestions with respect thereto in the light of the changed circumstances;
AND WHEREAS the said Law Committee has made certain recommendations for reform with respect to certain laws;
AND WHEREAS it is expedient to amend certain laws for the purpose of law reform in the light of the recommendations of the said Law Committee;
NOW, THEREFORE, in pursuance of the Proclamations of the 20th August, 1975, and the 8th November, 1975, and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf, the President is pleased to make and promulgate the following Ordinance:-

Short title and commencement
1. (1) This Ordinance may be called the Law Reforms Ordinance, 1978.
(2) It shall come into force on such date as the Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, appoint; and separate dates may be appointed with respect to different provisions thereof.

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