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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
RTI11

08

Jun2016
The amended Right to Information (RTI) Bill will be presented in Parliament on 23 June for a second reading, Deputy Minister of Parliamentary Reforms and Mass Media Karunaratna Paranavithana said on Tuesday. Addressing a meeting at the Department of Government Information, the Deputy Minister affirmed the proposed bill will allow the ... Read More
June 8, 2016admin
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01

Jun2016
The Public Services Commission (PSC) has decided to remove Anusha Palpita from the post of additional secretary to the Ministry of Home Affairs, effective immediately. The Secretary of the commission, Gamini Seneviratne, stated that according to the Establishment Code a person with an ongoing case with regard to allegations of criminal ... Read More
June 1, 2016admin