Three new amendments to be added to 20th Amendment

Three new amendments to be added to 20th Amendment

Three new amendments to be added to 20th Amendment

Cabinet Minister Wimal Weerawansa states that the Cabinet decided to introduce 03 new amendments to the proposed 20th Amendment to the Constitution.

According to 20 th Amendment, the chairpersons and members of the commissions shall be appointed by the president. In making such appointments, the president shall seek the observations of the Parliamentary Council.

Also, the President is empowered to dissolve Parliament at his will after one year of a new Parliament is elected, which means the president can remove the prime minister and his cabinet at his will even though a Parliament will be elected for a five year term.

The 20th Amendment draft provisions also do away with the limitation on the number of cabinet ministers.

The 19th Amendment limitations on the number of the Cabinet (30) and Deputy Ministers (45) have been dropped. The President is empowered to appoint any number of Ministers, according to the draft.

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” If COVID-19 is spreading in your community, stay safe by taking some simple precautions, such as physical distancing, wearing a mask, keeping rooms well ventilated, avoiding crowds, cleaning your hands, and coughing into a bent elbow or tissue. Check local advice where you live and work. Do it all! “

 

 

 

 

 

 

Three new amendments to be added to 20th Amendment

Cabinet Minister Wimal Weerawansa states that the Cabinet decided to introduce 03 new amendments to the proposed 20th Amendment to the Constitution.

According to 20 th Amendment, the chairpersons and members of the commissions shall be appointed by the president. In making such appointments, the president shall seek the observations of the Parliamentary Council.

Also, the President is empowered to dissolve Parliament at his will after one year of a new Parliament is elected, which means the president can remove the prime minister and his cabinet at his will even though a Parliament will be elected for a five year term.

The 20th Amendment draft provisions also do away with the limitation on the number of cabinet ministers.

The 19th Amendment limitations on the number of the Cabinet (30) and Deputy Ministers (45) have been dropped. The President is empowered to appoint any number of Ministers, according to the draft.

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” If COVID-19 is spreading in your community, stay safe by taking some simple precautions, such as physical distancing, wearing a mask, keeping rooms well ventilated, avoiding crowds, cleaning your hands, and coughing into a bent elbow or tissue. Check local advice where you live and work. Do it all! “

 

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