“Expand the scope of the Bribery Commission to investigate money laundering” – Additional Solicitor Gen.

“Expand the scope of the Bribery Commission to investigate money laundering” – Additional Solicitor Gen.

“Expand the scope of the Bribery Commission to investigate money laundering” – Additional Solicitor Gen.

Written by Staff Writer

29 Jun, 2016 | 7:50 pm

A public forum titled “Combating corruption and fraud : a pragmatic approach for Sri Lanka” was held in Colombo on Tuesday (May 28th). The event was organised by the Bar association of Sri Lanka.

Chairman of Law and Society Trust, Chandra Jayaratha stated that codes of conduct, conflicts of interest and related party transactions should be declared in-order to ensure that “fit and proper” persons are appointed to high ranking government positions ..

Additional Solicitor General, Yasantha Kodagoda PC stated that the powers of the Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery and Corruption should be expanded so that they could investigate and prosecute instances of money laundering, arising out of the proceeds of bribery and corruption.

 

 

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