Pension bill accords with Constitution

5 May 2011 08:13 am - 6     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

A A A

The Supreme Court has informed Parliament that the proposed private sector pension bill and its clauses are in accordance with the Constitution, the speaker announced in the Parliament a short while ago.

The court ruling was delivered to the Speaker by the Supreme Court on Tuesday.

The Supreme Court examined the act regarding private sector pensions to verify its compatibility with the Constitution.

Several trade unions challenged the act for public sector pensions and foreign employees' pensions that were to be debated in parliament on April 27. However the government decided to postpone the debates on the acts due to protests.

  Comments - 6

  • Jalba Thursday, 05 May 2011 03:27 PM

    Then what Sakwithi did is correct and SC should release Sakwithi!!!

    nishal Thursday, 05 May 2011 09:26 AM

    Dee Kirata Balalluth saakshi....

    Imtias Friday, 06 May 2011 06:31 AM

    If this gets through, all involved in this shameless scam should rot before the get to hell.

    Black Mamba Thursday, 05 May 2011 01:29 PM

    Maybe so but the point here is the motive behind this pension plan. Can the workers trust the govt. on its bona fides?

    Darrak Thursday, 05 May 2011 02:12 PM

    Dear President, please do not play the fool with innocent middle class people's hard earned savings. They were happy with the EPF and ETF that they received. Don't take it away from them and pay it in installments just because your government wasted billions of public money and now is unable to pay the people's hard earned savings.

    AjayH Thursday, 05 May 2011 03:00 PM

    Darrak, you are absolutely correct. This is Highway Robbery.
    Golden Key is in the shade.


Add comment

Comments will be edited (grammar, spelling and slang) and authorized at the discretion of Daily Mirror online. The website also has the right not to publish selected comments.

Reply To:

Name - Reply Comment




Murder most foul

Sixty-one years ago on September 25, 1959 Solomon West Ridgeway Dias Bandaran

What went wrong in Kandy?

Tragedy struck when a five-storey building caved in and collapsed, killing a

The 20th Amendment Bill Lest We Forget

Strident calls were repeatedly made from many quarters for the 19th Amendment

Public transport 'side-laned'?

“Miss, mantheeru neethiya nisa api bus passen yanna one. Ithin drop eka par