Attorney-at-Law Chrishmal Warnasuriya answers key questions about No-Confidence-Motions

Attorney-at-Law Chrishmal Warnasuriya answers key questions about No-Confidence-Motions

Attorney-at-Law Chrishmal Warnasuriya answers key questions about No-Confidence-Motions

Written by Staff Writer

04 Jun, 2015 | 9:34 pm

Discussions are being held at present regarding several no-confidence motions. What is a no-confidence motion? Who can it apply to? These queries were posed to Attorney-at-Law Chrishmal Warnasuriya.

Attorney-at-Law Chrishmal Warnasuriya stated that if a simple majority in parliament votes to the effect that there is no confidence, then the Speaker will make a statement on the vote.

He added that the Article 46 of the Constitution states that when such a no-confidence motion is adopted, the President has the prerogative of removing the said Minister or the Prime Minister, from his position.

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