The cabinet approval was granted to amend five Acts including the National Minimum Wage of Workers Act to cater to present-day requirements, the Government said.
Accordingly, the Immigrants and Emigrants Act, Stamp Duty (Special Provisions) Act No. 12 of 2006 and Provincial Councils, National Minimum Wage of Workers Act No. 3 of 2016, Community based Corrections Act No. 46 of 1999 and Section 53 of the Penal Code (provisions applicable for imposing the death penalty on minors) would be amended.
The Cabinet of Ministers decided to advise the Legal Draftsman to prepare draft bills for the amendment of these acts taking the recommendations the Cabinet Sub-Committee on Constitutional Affairs into consideration.