Parliament to meet from 8th to 11th March

Parliament to meet from 8th to 11th March

Parliament to meet from 8th to 11th March

Written by Teena Marian

07 Mar, 2022 | 12:48 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st); The second reading of the Personal Data Protection Bill is to be taken up in Parliament on the 9th March 2022.

Parliament to convene from 8th to the 11th March 2022, said the Sri Lanka Parliament.

Second Reading of the Intellectual Property (Amendment) Bill is scheduled for March 8th, 2022.

Second Reading of the Workmen’s Compensation (Amendment) Bill is scheduled for March 10th, 2022.

The Secretary-General of Parliament, Dhammika Dasanayake stated that several Bills, including the Personal Data Protection Bill, will be taken up for debate next week.

This decision was taken at the meeting of the Committee on Parliamentary Business held on the 03rd March 2022, chaired by the Speaker of Parliament, Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena.

Parliament will convene on the 8th at 10.00 a.m and the Second Reading of the Intellectual Property (Amendment) Bill will be taken up for debate from 11.00 a.m to 4.30 p.m.

Furthermore, the Second Reading of the Personal Data Protection Bill will be taken up for debate on 9th March from 11.00 a.m to 4.30 p.m.

Time has been allotted from 10.00 a.m to 11.00 a.m for Questions and for Oral Answers on the 8th and 9th of March.

Furthermore, time has also been allotted for Questions at the Adjournment Time from 4.30 p.m to 4.50 p.m and the Motion at the Adjournment Time from the Government and Opposition from 4.50 p.m to 5.30 p.m respectively on the said two days.

The Workmen’s Compensation (Amendment) Bill will be taken up for debate on March 10th from 10.00 a.m to 12.30 p.m.

It was also decided to hold an Adjournment Debate on “Power and Energy Crisis prevailing in the Country” from 12.30 p.m to 5.30 p.m without lunch break the Secretary-General said.

Time has been allotted from 10.00 a.m to 11.00 a.m for Questions for Oral Answers on the 11th and time from 11.00 a.m to 3.00 p.m has been allotted for three Private Members’ Motions to be taken up for debate.

Formulating a program for persons who are over the age of 60 to make them active members of the society by Buddhika Pathirana.

Re-activating the local seed production process by Hon. Rohana Bandara and Regulating Counsellors and Psychiatrists in Sri Lanka by Rohini Kumari Wijerathna has been scheduled to be taken up accordingly.

It was then decided to take into debate the Second Reading of the Land Development (Amendment) Bill from 3.00 p.m to 5.30 p.m.

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