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SC’s determination on Port City Bill to be presented to the House on 18 May

According to the Department of Communications of the Parliament, Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena received the Supreme Court’s determination on the Colombo Port City Economic Commission Bill today (6).

The decision of the Supreme Court is scheduled to be presented to Parliament on the 18th of May by Speaker of Parliament Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena.

Accordingly, the decision regarding the debate on the Colombo Port City Economic Commission Draft Bill will be taken at the forthcoming Committee on Parliamentary Business meeting.

The Committee on Parliamentary Business decided not to hold the debate on the Colombo Port City Economic Commission Bill as scheduled on the 5th as the Parliament had not yet received the determination of the Supreme Court.