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Thursday, 09 April 2015 - 19:18
19th-A conforms with Constitution - SC
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Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa announced in parliament today, the opinion of the Supreme Court with regards to the petitions filed over the Draft Bill of 19th Constitutional Amendment.

The Speaker quoted the Supreme Court Opinion stating that the proposed Amendment is in accordance with the Constitution.

He also stated that the Supreme Court has decided the necessity to pass certain Clauses of the Draft Bill by two-third majority, while other Clauses should be passed by a referendum.

Meanwhile, a political party leaders’ meeting was held after the adjournment of the parliament today.

The party leaders’ meeting which was chaired by the Speaker has decided to hold the debate concerning the 19th Constitutional Amendment on April 20th and 21st.



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