Tag: Constitution

RTI

10

Aug2021
Legal procedure in RTI Act for appointment of Commissioners should be followed TISL compiles and submits nominations from other CSOs as well The tenure of the Right to Information (RTI) Commission which is the central oversight and appellate body established under the Right to Information Act of Sri Lanka is ... Read More
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25

Jun2021
TISL demands accountability in the Presidential Pardon system following the release of 3 persons convicted of murder, since 2019 across different presidencies. It is deeply concerning that the public of Sri Lanka has not been presented any proof that the Constitutionally prescribed process has been followed in granting these presidential pardons. The ... Read More
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15

Apr2021
TISL today filed a petition with the Supreme Court challenging the Colombo Port City Economic Commission bill, highlighting three key corruption concerns. TISL urges that the bill is in violation of several key articles of the Constitution and that it creates pathways for corruption, by facilitating or enabling illicit financial flows, ... Read More