PARLIAMENT

OF SRI LANKA

SinhalaSriLankaTamil-SriLanka

Business of the House for June 07, 2017

Date : 07-06-2017

The Hon. Karu Jayasuriya, the Speaker took the Chair.


Announcements by the Speaker

‘A’ :  Final Drafts of Standing Orders of Parliament and Code of Conduct for Members of Parliament
‘B’ :  Receipt of the copy of a petition filed at the Supreme Court
‘C’ :  Setting up Digital Signage Display for notices of Committees


Presentation of Papers

Annual Performance Reports of the;

(i) Public Service Commission for the year 2016
(ii) Ministry of Tourism Development and Christian Religious Affairs for the year 2016
(iii) Department of National Botanic Gardens for the year 2016
(iv) Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation for the year 2016
(v) Ministry of Ports and Shipping for the year 2016
(vi) Mannar District Secretariat for the year 2016
(vii) Ministry of Justice for the year 2016
(viii) Ministry of Foreign Employment for the year 2016
(ix) Department of Posts for the year 2016
(x) Ministry of Law and Order and Southern Development for the year 2016
(xi) Ministry of National Co-existence, Dialogue and Official Languages for the year 2016
(xii) Ministry of Sports for the year 2016

(xiii) Regulations made by the Minister of Mahaweli Development and Environment under Section 51 of the Marine Pollution Prevention Act No. 35 of 2008 read with paragraph (e) of Section 6 and Section 21 of the said Act and Published in the Gazette Extraordinary No. 1996/27 of 06th December 2016

(xiv) Report of the Auditor General on the President’s Fund for the year 2014

(xv) Order made by the Minister of Higher Education and Highways under Section 27(1) of the Universities Act, No. 16 of 1978 on the recommendation of the University Grants Commission with regard to the establishment of a Faculty of Technological Studies in Uva Wellassa University and Published in the Gazette Extraordinary No. 2015/44 of 19th April 2017

(xvi) Regulations made by the Minister of Development Strategies and International Trade  under Section 20 read with Subsection (3) of Section 4 and Section 14 of the Imports and Exports (Control) Act No. 1 of 1969 as amended by Act No. 48 of 1985 and Act No. 28 of 1987 and Published in the Gazette Extraordinary No. 2019/24 of 19th May 2017


Presentation of Petitions

(i) Hon. John Amaratunga                   
(ii) Hon. Ajith P. Perera                         -            Six Petitions
(iii) Hon. Ashok Abeysinghe      
(iv) Hon. Vasudeva Nanayakkara          -            Two Petitions
(v) Hon. M. S. Thowfeek                       -            Two Petitions
(vi) Hon. K. K. Piyadasa                   
(vii) Hon. K. Thurairetnasingam

(Petition stands referred to the Committee on Public Petitions)


Questions under Standing Order 23(2) of the Parliament

(i) The Hon. Dinesh Gunawardena

Problem arisen between Government Medical Faculties, UGC and the Government over SAITM issue

(ii) The Hon. Douglas Devananda

Acquisition of Lands for the development of a Fishery harbour at Point Pedro

(iii) The Hon. Anura Dissanayaka

Government decision to recruit retired Grama Niladhari for Grama Niladhari Service


Ministerial Statements

(i) Hon. Akila Viraj Kariyawasam, Minister of Education made a Ministerial Statement regarding removal of Director General of Department of Archaeology

(ii) Hon. D. M. Swaminathan, Minister of Prisons Reforms, Rehabilitation, Resettlement and Hindu Religious Affairs in reply to the Question raised by the Hon. Douglas Devananda under Standing Order 23(2) of the Parliament on 26.05.2017 regarding the Drinking water problem faced by Thattankulam resettlement village


Main Business of the House for Today

Regulations under the Sports Act

were passed by the House.


Motion at the Adjournment Time

Motion at the Adjournment Time on the “Prevention of environmental effect of plastic” was proposed by the Hon. Edward Gunasekara.


The Parliament was, thereafter adjourned at 1924 Hrs. until 1030 Hrs. on Friday 09th June 2017.

 

 

 

*  This is an unedited version. For the official record of this day's proceedings, please refer the Hansard.

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