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Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 05.03 GMT

Gazette on reforms published


The government has published the gazette notification presenting the proposed 19th Amendment to the Constitution.

The Cabinet at an emergency meeting convened Sunday by President Maithripala Sirisena approved the 19th Amendment to the Constitution and decided to reach a final settlement on electoral reforms on Tuesday (17).

The main constitutional proposals of the 19th Amendment include the transformation of the Presidential form of government to a Presidential-Parliamentary system of government and the restoration of the 17th Amendment to the Constitution.

Public can view the Gazette notification at the Government Printer's website and public are allowed to submit their concerns within two weeks.






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