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Parliament Passes Gaming Bill

Nov 10, 2010 8:21:31 PM - thesundayleader.lk

Parliament yesterday (10) passed the Gaming Special Provisions Bill with a majority of 81


The Bill was passed in parliament with 114 MPs voting in favor and 33 against in the first and second readings.

Deputy Finance Minister Dr. Sarath Amunugama presented the Bill in the House today.<p>

After presenting the Bill Dr. Amunugama said the piece of legislation would ensure a central control on the licensing of casinos and gambling outlets.