Primary court

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The primary courts in Sri Lanka is a lower court and are the courts of first instance. There are seven primary courts, located in Anamaduwa, Angunukolapelessa, Kandy, Mallakam, Pilessa, Wellawaya and Wennappuwa. In the other divisions, the magistrate's courts exercise the jurisdiction of the primary courts. The primary courts have criminal and civil Jurisdiction.[1]