Parliament Speaker announces SC determination on Port City bill

The Speaker of Parliament announced the Supreme Court’s determination on the Colombo Port City Economic Commission Bill.

It was brought to light that the Supreme Court has determined that several clauses of the Bill are inconsistent with the Constitution.

The Speaker informed the Parliament that it can be made valid if amended or passed in the parliament with a special majority or in a referendum.

The Supreme Court has included how the relevant clauses can be amended in its 62-page determination.