According to the Sri Lanka Library Association (Incorporation) (Amendment) Act No. 7 of 2004, the Membership consist of corporate members and non corporate members. The Corporate members consist of Fellows and Associates who shall have voting rights ; The non corporate members (persons not eligible to be corporate members) shall have no voting right.
Criterion of the SLLA Life Membership (updated on 01.10.2014)
Category 1: SLLA Senior members who had been active participants of the Association prior to the SLLA Act No. 20 of 1974 was enacted, irrespective of their qualifications and the membership category will be eligible for Life Membership without a Membership Fee.
Category 2: SLLA Senior Members with 20 years of continuous membership after obtaining the SLLA Associateship will be eligible for Life Membership without a Membership Fee.
Category 3: SLLA members having 10 years of continuous Corporate Membership could apply for Life Membership. Those who failed to pay the membership for the final two year period of the required period, will be given the opportunity to pay the arrears. Membership Fee: Rs. 10,000.00. (This could be paid in two equal installments within six months. But Life Membership will be granted only after the completion of the payment).