SC informed of further amendments to govt’s Financial Amendment Bill

SC informed of further amendments to govt’s Financial Amendment Bill

July 28, 2021   12:44 pm

Further amendments will be made to the government’s Financial Amendment Bill, the Supreme Court was informed today (July 28).

Senior State Counsel Nirmalan Wigneswaran, appearing on behalf of the Attorney General, informed the matter to the court when the petitions challenging the Bill were heard today.

The relevant petitions were taken up before the Supreme Court Judges Priyantha Jayawardena, Kumuduni Wickramasinghe, and Shiran Gunaratne.

The Senior State Counsel informed the court that it has been decided to amend 07 sections of the relevant Bill and submitted the relevant in detail before the court.

Several parties including the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna, Samagi Jana Balawegaya, and the United National Party have filed petitions challenging the government’s Financial Amendment Bill.

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