Specimen Application Form
Application for the issuance of legal documents to the persons who have developed state lands without having a legal document
In terms of the “Visions of prosperity and Splendour” policy statement, managing state lands at its optimum level to enhance investment opportunities, to promote local dairy production and to cultivate local food crops is one of the main objectives of the government. Accordingly as an initiative to reach that goal, it has been planned to issue legal document immediately in a transparent manner, to the persons who have developed the state land without a formal document aiming to ensure the clear title of the land to Sri Lankan citizens.
There, duly identifying to persons who unauthorizedly occupy the state lands and confirming their eligibility, this program will be implemented to grant them a legal document to confirm their ownership.
Expedite the issuance of legal documents to those who have occupied or developed state lands without any documents Applications are invited from those who have constructed permanent houses in a state land, occupied a state land by utilizing it in agriculture or in any development activity to select eligible persons for the issuance of legal documents, covering the entire island (Except in Colombo and Campaha districts where special development projects will be implemented). The duly completed application prepared as per the below specimen form should be handed over to the Divisional Secretariat, in which the land is located or to the respective Crania Niladhari/Field officer.
The closing date will be on 30.09.2020 All the applications will be registered by the Divisional Secretary and Land Kachcheries will be conducted for those registered applications on a date informed by the Divisional Secretary falling within the period from 01.11.2020 to 21.11.2020.
Land Commissioner General
Land Commissioner General’s Department