Entry #542: Homosexual activity in Sri Lanka

Original entry by vviet93 vviet93 ()

RegionSri Lanka
IssueHomosexual activity
StatusIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Start DateJan 1, 1885
End Datenow
DescriptionHomosexuality is considered illegal in Sri Lanka, with up to 10 years of prison for "carnal knowledge" against order of nature.
Sourceshttp://www1.umn.edu/humanrts/research/srilanka/statutes/Penal_Code.pdf


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1. Revision #265 ( by danlev)
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NoteHomosexuality is considered illegal in Sri Lanka, with up to 10 years of prison for "carnal knowledge" against order of nature.Up to 10 years of prison for \"carnal knowledge\" against order of nature