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Parliamentary Council To Be Set Up By 2011

Sep 16, 2010 6:34:17 AM - thesundayleader.lk

The government today (16) said the Parliamentary Council under the 18th Amendment would be in place by January 1, 2011.

Government Spokesperson, Media Minister Keheliya Rambukwella told the media in Colombo today that the Parliamentary Commission would be set up by January 1st and appointments to the independent commissions would be completed within the first week of January 2011.

Rambukwella said the gazette notification legally establishing the Parliamentary Council is to be issued shortly.

The Parliamentary Council replaces the former Constitutional Council that was established under the 17th Amendment.