The power to confiscate the property of a group is obtained with a very special gazette comes

The government has enacted laws to impose fines on those who obstruct the maintenance of essential services, as well as confiscate their property.

President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa has issued a special gazette notification regarding the relevant legal provisions.

All powers to confiscate their movable and immovable property are vested in the persons concerned after a trial by a Magistrate.