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The 20th Amendment Bill Lest We Forget

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The 20th Amendment does not address any of the deficiencies of the 19th Amendment, but instead only seeks to restore President J. R. Jayewardene’s1978 Constitution, eminent lawyer Dr. Nihal Jayawickrama has said in an article published on page 6 in today’s  . 



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