Written by Zulfick Farzan
29 Jun, 2022 | 3:48 pm
COLOMBO (News 1st); The reported prepared by the Presidential Task Force on the ‘One country, One law’ policy was handed over to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Wednesday (29).
Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has appointed a 13-member Presidential Task Force to study the implementation of the concept “One Country, One Law” and to prepare a draft Act.
The task force will be chaired by Ven. Galagodaaththe Gnanasara Thero.
Jeewanthi Senanayake, Senior Assistant Secretary to the President was appointed as its Secretary.
The other members of the Task Force are: Professor Dayananda Banda, Professor Shanthinandana Wijesinghe, Professor Sumedha Siriwardana, 5. N.G. Sujeewa Panditharathna, 6. Attorney-at-Law Iresh Senevirathne, Attorney-at-Law Sanjaya Marambe, Eranda Navarathna, Pani Wewala, Moulavi Mohomad Ulama Council, Galle, Mohomad Inthikab, Lecturer, Kaleel Rahuman, and Azeez Nizardeen.
According to the Gazette notification on the appointment of the Task Force, it is entrusted with the following tasks:
1. To make a study of the implementation of the concept; One Country, One Law within Sri Lanka and prepare a draft Act for the said purpose, and
2. To study the draft Acts and amendments that have already been prepared by the Ministry of Justice in relation to this subject and their appropriateness and if there are suitable amendments to submit proposal for the purpose and include them in such relevant draft as is deemed appropriate.
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