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A Constitution conventional to Sri Lanka

Aug 17, 2010 12:04:22 PM - itnnews.lk

Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris has pointed out that the Government’s prime aim was to draft a Constitution that is conventional to Sri Lanka. The Minister was speaking at the launch of the National Law Conference Website. The event took place at Temple Trees under the patronage of the President.

The Bar Association of Sri Lanka has 74 branches countrywide and its membership is around 9500. The first law conference to be staged after uniting Sri Lanka will be organized on the theme “Paradigm shift in a united Sri Lanka: How should lawyers contribute?” Accordingly, the President launched the official website marking the inauguration of the process. Those who display a keen interest on the relevant subject will have an opportunity of expressing their comments. They can browse the website www.nationallawconference.com.

Expressing views on this occasion, Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris pointed out hat the legal system of a country should be modernized from time to time taking into consideration the requirements of the progressing society, irrespective of party politics. He described the law as a tool or machinery for public service.

Several Parliamentarians and Senior Government officials were present on this occasion.