Government to amend Penal code
The Cabinet has granted approval to introduce a new Immigration and Emigration Act by repealing the Immigration and Emigration Act No. 20 of 1948 and all its applicable revisions.
Furthermore, approval was granted for the amendments of the following Acts;
Stamp Duty (Special Provisions) Act No. 12 of 2006 and Provincial Councils (Transfer Stamp Duty) Act No. 13 of 2011
National Minimum Wage of Workers Act No. 03 of 2016
Community Based Corrections Act No. 46 of 1999
as well as Section 53 of the Penal Code (provisions applicable for imposing death penalty on minors)