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Enforcement Division

The main function of this Division is handling legal matters pertaining to the Department of Labour. The officers of the division have to study the cases, including the violation of labour laws by employers, referred to the division by district Assistant Commissioner of Labour and heads of other divisions and attend to all matters regarding the filling of action in courts and also advised the district Assistant Commissioners on the action to be taken.

In cases where the division file actions, matters such as preparation of plaints/ charge sheets, affidavits, submission, counter submissions etc. are attended to by the division, in addition to appearing on behalf of the Commissioner General of Labour.

In the case of litigation in District Courts, High Courts, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court, Assist the Attorney General while representing the Commissioner General of Labour.

In addition, the Enforcement Division coordinates with the Attorney Generals Department regarding the legal requirements of the Department of Labour.

Contact Details

Designation Telephone Numbers
Senior Legal Adviser + 94 11 2586980
Deputy Commissioner of Labour (Enforcement) + 94 11 2501254
Assistant Commissioner (Enforcement) + 94 11 2504209


Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 April 2017 06:59