SJB files special determination petition challenging 20A

SJB files special determination petition challenging 20A

SJB files special determination petition challenging 20A

Written by Pavani Hapuarachchi

23 Sep, 2020 | 12:53 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st): The Samagi Jana Balavegaya today (Sept. 23) filed a special determination petition at the Supreme Court challenging the bill titled “Twentieth Amendment to the Constitution.”

The petition was filed by General Secretary of the Samagi Jana Balavegaya – Ranjith Madummabandara.

The petition seeks a determination stating certain articles of the 20th Amendment to the Constitution are in violation of the Constitution of Sri Lanka.

It further states a determination be made in order to pass the bill a two-thirds majority and a referendum are required.

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