Cabinet approves recommendations on constitutional affairs

RP | Published: 11:22 AM Mar 2 2021
Local Cabinet approves recommendations on constitutional affairs

The proposals contained in the Cabinet Memorandum submitted by the Minister of Education as the chairman of the Cabinet Sub-Committee on Constitutional Affairs to draft relevant Bills by taking into consideration the recommendations of the Sub - Committee were approved by the Cabinet yesterday (01).

Accordingly, the following amendments are to be made;

-Imposing new legislation instead of Assistance and Protection of Victims and Witnesses Act.

-Muslim Marriage and Divorce Bill ( Amendments)

-Amendments to the Penal Code (19th Chapter) (Protect the Human Pride and Social Unity, Fake News and Malicious Speech)

-Amendments  to the Code of Criminal  Procedure No.15 of  1979 (Protect the Human Pride and Social Unity, Fake News and Mal icious Speech)

RP | Published: 11:22 AM Mar 2 2021

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