Related Rule
Sri Lanka
Practice Relating to Rule 122. Pillage of the Personal Belongings of Persons Deprived of Their Liberty
Sri Lanka’s Prisons Ordinance (1878), as amended to 2005, states:
PART II
DUTIES OF OFFICERS
JAILER
27. The jailer shall keep or cause to be kept the following records:–
(e) a record of the money and other articles taken from prisoners …
PART IV
ADMISSION, REMOVAL AND DISCHARGE OF PRISONERS
45. All money or other effects in respect whereof no order of a competent court has been made, and which may be brought into prison by any criminal prisoner or sent to the prison for his use, shall be placed in the custody of the jailer, and disposed of as may be directed by rules to be made under section 94.
PART XII
MISCELLANEOUS
94. …
(2) … [T]he Minister may make rules for all or any of the following purposes or matters:–
(c) the disposal of the clothing and property of prisoners on admission. 
Sri Lanka, Prisons Ordinance, 1878, as amended to 2005, Articles 27(e), 45 and 94(2)(c).
These articles apply to persons deprived of their liberty under Sri Lanka’s Emergency Regulations (2005) pursuant to section 19 of these regulations.
Sri Lanka’s Emergency Regulations (2005), as amended to 2008, states:
SUPERVISION, SEARCH, ARREST AND DETENTION
20. …
(11) Where any property is seized or detained under the provisions of this regulation a person effecting the seizure or detention shall issue a receipt in respect of such property to the person from whose custody such property was seized [or] detained. 
Sri Lanka, Emergency Regulations, 2005, as amended to 5 August 2008, Section 20(11).