Measures are being taken to amend the Private Hospitals Act.
Preliminary measures are being taken to amend the Private Hospitals Act on a proposal made by Health Minister Maithripala Sirisena. The Minister has appointed a special committee to study and make recommendations regarding the amendments. The 12-membeer committee comprises veterans in legal and health sectors. The Committee is studying how the private Hospitals Act can be amended in a more productive manner. The Legal Draftsman’s Department said that the relevant Draft Act will be prepared on the recommendations made by the committee.