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Sri Lanka appoints new Attorney General

K A Parinda Ranasinghe PC appointed as Attorney General.

July 12, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka visa deal with IVS-VFS be cancelled or revised, forensic audited: COPF Chief

Deal made without specs

July 12, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka to start e-motorist drive in 6 weeks: State Minister 

DMT officials have resisted digitization move in the past

July 11, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka to expedite work on law to re-expropriate privatized plantations land

Committee to decide which companies have the ability to pay the mandated wage

July 11, 2024 1 min read
Sri Lanka to go ahead with Russian firm to operate Mattala airport despite US advice

Mattala airport was built by China and was earlier offered to India

Sri Lanka’s election laws still in force as LG polls not finished: EC

Sri Lanka is yet to hold LG polls declared in January last year

Sri Lanka former legislator sentenced to rigorous imprisonment

Hirunika Premachandra given three years rigorous imprisonment for the abduction of a man in 2015.

June 28, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka CB imposes penalties on DFCC, Sampath banks for non-compliance

Penalties imposed for not revealing information about customer, not doing due diligence

June 26, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka to publish revised draft bill amending Mediation Board Act

The Legal Draftsman has drafted the revised bill which the Attorney General has already cleared.

June 25, 2024 2 min read

Comments by Sri Lanka President, Justice Minister, intimidates judiciary: Lawyers collective

Disagreement cannot cross into threat or intimidation

June 22, 2024 7 min read

Sri Lanka FIU links up with bribery commission

CIABOC to share information relevant to any investigation with FIU

June 20, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka telecommunications bill some clauses ruled unconstitutional by SC: Speaker

Remedies proposed by Supreme Court

June 18, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka courts to sell vehicles, machinery seized for suspected involvement in crimes

Courts are compelled to keep the seized vehicles until legal cases are over under the current law

June 13, 2024 2 min read

Conflict left in Sri Lanka constitution to avoid referendum

It leaves an ambiguity at best and a loophole at worst

June 13, 2024 3 min read

Sri Lanka's 6-year Presidential term: problem in drafting 19th amendment explained

Drafting team had to work within President Sirisena's manifesto which promised only changes without a referendum

June 12, 2024 6 min read

Sri Lanka to amend criminal code to strengthen laws against sexual assault

The draft Bill will be submitted to Parliament for approval.

June 12, 2024 1 min read
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Sri Lanka environmentalists, Bishop file FR petition over Indian Adani's Mannar wind power deal   

Already Mannar project is challenged in the Supreme Court by Sri Lanka's Wildlife and Nature Protection Society

June 11, 2024 3 min read

Sri Lanka’s anti-graft body challenges Public Financial Management Bill in Supreme Court

Bill's procurement provisions violate sovereignty of people right to equal protection of the law: TISL

June 7, 2024 2 min read

Law students in Sri Lanka mostly female, but President's Counsel male: Eran

There seems to be an attitude problem. We have to accept this. We cannot run away from this

June 5, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka's new Electricity Bill ruled unconstitutional by top Court

Opposition requests more time

June 4, 2024 1 min read

Donald Trump convicted 34 times in first for ex-US president

Trump slams the judge as 'corrupt' and claims he is a 'very innocent man' as expected

May 31, 2024 1 min read

Permanent residence for persons of Sri Lanka descent, foreign spouses

Persons of Sri Lanka descent are those with a Sri Lankan parent, grand parent or great grand parent

May 29, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka adopted 75 new laws in the past two years: President

"The stability of a country depends on the rule of law. A country gains recognition only when justice is done"

May 15, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka’s Supreme Court officials learn high tech system in India’s apex court

India has offered a raft of training to Sri Lankan civil servants, scholarship for students to learn in India

May 15, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka telecom law change hits media freedom: opposition

"When you grant greater power, there would be an increase in the opportunity for extortion."

May 15, 2024 1 min read

New twist in VFS Global visa deal, officials dodge COPF summons

COPF chief says officials have violated parliamentary priviledge

May 14, 2024 2 min read
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