Practice Relating to Rule 117. Accounting for Missing Persons
In 2012, in a section entitled “Theme area: Human Rights” of its National Plan of Action to Implement the Recommendations of the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission, which also includes a section entitled “Theme area: International Humanitarian Law Issues”, Sri Lanka’s Government stated:
9.51 – Devise a centralized system of data collection at the national level, integrating all information with regard to missing persons[.]
Establish an integrated data base to collate information regarding missing persons.