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20A to be introduced to do away with errors in 19A; Justice Minister

New Justice Minister Mohamed Ali Sabry, PC said the 20th Amendment to the Constitution will be presented soon in order to make changes to certain sections of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution.

19A was introduced by the Government of Good Governance also known as the ‘Yahapalana’ Government and it came under strong criticism from the SLPP and its affiliated parties over the years.

Limiting the powers of the President, Commissions and the provisions of making appointments were widely criticized by the then opposition.

Speaking to News 1st the Justice Minister said the 20th Amendment to the Constitution will be presented to do away with the weaknesses in the 19th Amendment to the Constitution.

He said the draft amendment is in the making.

Author: TELO Admin