Right to Information draft bill presented

24 March 2016 10:32 am - 1     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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The much-awaited Right to Information draft bill was presented in Parliament by Media Minister Gayantha Karunathilake this morning.

The bill will be taken up for debate on a day to be decided by the Party Leaders.

In terms of Article 153 (g) of the Constitution, the Right to Information Bill was submitted to Provincial Councils for views. The Bill received the nod of the Provincial Councils with the Northern, North Central and Sabaragamuwa Provincial Councils having decided to give their approval subject to amendments.


The Bill was to be presented on March 10 but had to be delayed because the Northern Provincial Council had not approved it by that date.

 

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  • Manel Friday, 25 March 2016 03:41 AM

    This bill will protect the democratic rights of people.


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