Advisory Board appointed in accordance with Prevention of Terrorism Act to submit recommendations, decisions
The Chairman of the Advisory Board is retired Chief Justice Asoka de Silva and retired high Court Judge A.A.R.Heiyanthuduwa and retired Solicitor General Suhada Gamalath have been appointed as the other members. The Advisory Board is expected to make recommendations and advise thenPresident on the investigation, release, granting of bail and future action related to the persons imprisoned over terrorist activities and detained under detention orders.
Hitherto, the persons who have been imprisoned had no opportunity to make representations on their rights since an Advisory Board has not been established for a long time. Harigupta Rohanadeera further said that the prisoners will be given the opportunity to submit their issues with the appointment of the Advisory Board.