Category: Position Papers

TISL Position Papers


Why a new law The existing law on Declaration of Assets and Liabilities is complex and ineffective. There is no provide for any effective mechanism to follow up and prosecute offenders or to recover the stolen assets by state officials.The Law is weak on several aspects including the burden of proof. ... Read More
February 16, 2006haritha


Sri Lanka has an unfortunate trend of having jumbo cabinets since the late 1980s. Though not seen ex facie as a matter affecting the accountability of the system of government, the public and intellectuals have generally been critical of the concept of a large Cabinet and prefers a small Cabinet.Rationale ... Read More
January 17, 2006haritha


An expert meeting on Corruption Prevention in Tsunami Relief, held on April 7-8th, concluded with participants recommending a set of principles to prevent corruption in delivering relief and reconstruction assistance to tsunami afflicted areas.The meeting, organized jointly by the Asian Development Bank, Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development Anti-Corruption Initiative ... Read More
April 28, 2005haritha


While congratulating the Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption [CIABOC] for releasing the Annual Report of 2002, despite the delay, it is our sincere wish that this report earns sufficient public response.TISL has seriously considered this Annual Report and for the benefit of the public decided to release ... Read More
September 2, 2004haritha