The Second Reading Debate on the Prevention of Terrorism (Temporary Provisions) (Amendment) Bill will be held on March 22. This was decided at the Committee on Parliamentary Business, chaired by Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena yesterday (16), Acting Secretary General Kushani Rohanadeera said.
The Bill is intended to be passed with the relevant amendments.
Parliament will convene at 10.00 am on Tuesday (22) and the Second Reading Debate on the Prevention ofTerrorism (Temporary Provisions) (Amendment) Bill will be held from 11.00 am to 4.30 pm.
Regulations imposed under Gazette No. 2251/48, 2262/50 and 2266/5 published under the Land
Development Ordinance will be taken up for debate on March 23 from 11.00 am to 4.30 pm.
The Value Added Tax (Amendment) Bill will be taken up for debate on March 24 from 11.00 am to 4.30 pm.
The agreement reached between the Government of Sri Lanka and the Government of Turkey on January 28 to prevent double taxation and tax evasion on income tax is scheduled to be ratified on the same day in accordance with the Inland Revenue Act.
Time has been allotted from 10.00 am to 11.00 am for Question for Oral Answers except for March 25. Time has also been allotted for Questions at the Adjournment Time from 4.30 pm to
4.50 pm on each day starting from March 22 except for March 25 and time has also been allotted from 4.50 pm to 5.30 pm for Motion at the Adjournment Time the same by the Opposition and the Government respectively.
Vote of condolences will be moved for Batty Weerakoon, Thangeshwari Kathiraman, Justin Galappatti and M.S.Sellasami on Friday 25.