Cabinet approval for proposed changes to Gota's 20A

Cabinet approval for proposed changes to Gota’s 20A

Cabinet approval for proposed changes to Gota’s 20A

The Cabinet of Ministers has granted its approval for the changes to the 20A to the Constitution that are to be tabled in the committee stage in the Parliament.

Minister of Justice Mr. Ali sabry had presented the proposed changes to the recent Cabinet meeting taking into account the secret decision of the Supreme Court on the aforesaid bill.

Further, it was decided that the provisions relating to the following matters should also be included in the committee stage of parliament on the 20A to the Constitution at this Cabinet meeting:

*Provisions to submit to parliament only the acts relevant to the matters that emerge out of the National Security and Disasters Considering as the Urgent Acts.

*Provisions to increase the number of Judges in the Supreme Court and the Courts of Appeal considering the large number of cases pending thereof.

*Provisions for the Auditor-General to delegate the authority to audit a public corporation or the companies which hold 50 percent or more of the shares by the government or a public corporation.

*Inclusion of the same provisions of the 19th Amendment into the 20th Amendment regarding the determination of the number of Cabinet Ministers, the number of non Cabinet Ministers and the number of Deputy Ministers.

See more articles – https://21newslk.com/2020/10/20/makandure-madush-killed-in-maligawatte-shootout/

” 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! “

 

 

 

Cabinet approval for proposed changes to Gota’s 20A

The Cabinet of Ministers has granted its approval for the changes to the 20A to the Constitution that are to be tabled in the committee stage in the Parliament.

Minister of Justice Mr. Ali sabry had presented the proposed changes to the recent Cabinet meeting taking into account the secret decision of the Supreme Court on the aforesaid bill.

Further, it was decided that the provisions relating to the following matters should also be included in the committee stage of parliament on the 20A to the Constitution at this Cabinet meeting:

*Provisions to submit to parliament only the acts relevant to the matters that emerge out of the National Security and Disasters Considering as the Urgent Acts.

*Provisions to increase the number of Judges in the Supreme Court and the Courts of Appeal considering the large number of cases pending thereof.

*Provisions for the Auditor-General to delegate the authority to audit a public corporation or the companies which hold 50 percent or more of the shares by the government or a public corporation.

*Inclusion of the same provisions of the 19th Amendment into the 20th Amendment regarding the determination of the number of Cabinet Ministers, the number of non Cabinet Ministers and the number of Deputy Ministers.

See more articles – https://21newslk.com/2020/10/19/three-new-amendments-to-be-added-to-20th-amendment/

” 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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