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TISL News

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18

Oct2016
The head of Sri Lanka's anti-corruption body resigned on Monday, government officials said, days after President Maithripala Sirisena implied her agency was favoring the rival party of his prime minister. Dilrukshi Wickramasinghe has headed probes into alleged corruption involving top officials in the former government of ex-president Mahinda Rajapaksa, including his ... Read More
October 18, 2016admin
RTI11

04

Aug2016
The Speaker Karu Jayasuriya signed the Right to Information Act today (4th August 2016).  Accordingly, the Right to Information Act is effective from today. Although the general public can apply for the required information with effect from today, a period of 6 months will be needed, starting from today to ... Read More
August 4, 2016admin
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04

Jul2016
A Sri Lankan team of legal experts are planning to make recommendations to the government calling for the expansion of powers of the key institutions looking into bribery and corruption and the police’s new financial crimes division.  The Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption (CIABOC) requires an enhancement ... Read More
July 4, 2016admin
RTI

27

Jun2016
by Nalaka Gunawardene ( June 25, 2016, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian) On June 24, 2016, Parliament unanimously adopted the Right to Information (RTI) law. This marks the culmination of over two decades of advocacy by civil society groups and journalists. It also fulfills a key promise of the yahapalana government. Passing the law ... Read More
June 27, 2016admin