Articles: 4,8,23,33

"(i) (...)
(ii) For purposes of Article 4 of the Convention, the letter of request should be in the English language or if in French, accompanied by an English translation.
(iii) For purposes of Article 8 of the Convention, the prior authorisation of the Competent Authority designated under Article 2 would be required.
(iv) The Government of Sri Lanka further declares in terms of Article 23 of the Convention, that it will not execute Letters of Request issued for the purpose of obtaining pre-trail discovery of documents.
(v) The Government of Sri Lanka, in terms of Article 33, excludes in whole, the application of the provisions of Chapter II of the Convention."