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President acquires emergency powers to call armed forces to maintain public order

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Government Notifications/CF. 1/64.
THE PUBLIC SECURITY ORDINANCE (CHAPTER 40)
Order
BY virtue of the powers vested in me by Section 12 of the Public Security Ordinance (Chapter 40), I, Mahinda Rajapaksa,do by this order call out all the members of the Armed Forces specified in the First Schedule hereto, for the maintenance of public order in the areas specified in the Second Schedule hereto.
MAHINDA RAJAPAKSA,
President.

FIRST SCHEDULE
The Sri Lanka Army
The Sri Lanka Navy
The Sri Lanka Air Force
SECOND SCHEDULE
The Administrative District of Colombo
The Administrative District of Gampaha
The Administrative District of Kalutara
The Administrative District of Kandy
The Administrative District of Matale
The Administrative District of Nuwara Eliya
The Administrative District of Galle
The Administrative District of Matara
The Administrative District of Hambantota
The Administrative District of Jaffna and the territorial waters adjacent to such District
The Administrative District of Killinochchi
The Administrative District of Mannar and the territorial waters adjacent to such District
The Administrative District of Vavuniya
The Administrative District of Mullativu and the territorial waters adjacent to such District
The Administrative District of Batticaloa and the territorial waters adjacent to such District
The Administrative District of Ampara and the territorial waters adjacent to such District
The Administrative District of Trincomalee and the territorial waters adjacent to such District
The Administrative District of Kurunegala
The Administrative District of Puttalam and the territorial waters adjacent to such District
The Administrative District of Anuradhapura
The Administrative District of Polonnaruwa
The Administrative District of Badulla
The Administrative District of Moneragala
The Administrative District of Ratnapura
The Administrative District of Kegalle.

GOSL

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