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Supreme Court decision on Sri Lanka government's RTI Bill and National Audit Bill tomorrow

Apr 27, Colombo: The Supreme Court of Sri Lanka is to inform the Speaker of parliament and the President of its opinion on the proposed Right to Information (RTI) Bill and the National Audit Bill.

The verdict on whether the two pieces of legislation are consistent with the Constitution is to be announced tomorrow.

President Maithripala Sirisena has sought the Supreme Court opinion on the two bills.

Accordingly, a three judge bench of the Supreme Court presided by Chief Justice K. Sripavan will consider the issue. Other members of the panel of judges are Supreme Court Justice Rohini Marasinghe and Justice Priyantha Jayewardene.

 

Please find the link below:

http://www.colombopage.com/archive_15A/Apr27_1430143127CH.php

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DATED: Tuesday, 28 April 2015 11:18
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