(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
(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.