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20th Amendment to the Constitution” passed in Parliament

The Bill entitled “Twentieth Amendment to the Constitution” was passed with amendments by the House today (Oct 22nd).

It was presented to Parliament by The Hon. Minister of Justice on the 22nd of September 2020. The Second Reading Debate which commenced yesterday was continued today.

The Second Reading of the Bill was passed by the House after having taken a division (156 in favour; 65 against). Subsequent to the Committee Stage, the Third Reading was passed with a majority of two-thirds after having taken a division (156  in favour;  65 against).

Source : parliament.lk

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