Today in Parliament: the amendments to the constitution and upcoming election discussed

Today in Parliament: the amendments to the constitution and upcoming election discussed

Written by Staff Writer

19 Sep, 2017 | 10:44 pm

Certain clauses of the 20th Amendment to the Constitution which proposes to hold the Provincial Council Election in one day should be passed through a public referendum, says the Supreme Court.

Meanwhile the Provincial Councils Elections Act’s amended draft, proposed to change the PC election system, was also tabled in Parliament.

According to Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, measures are being taken to hold the Local Government Election in January 2018.

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