The Hon. Karu Jayasuriya, the Speaker took the Chair.
Announcements by the Speaker
‘A’ : Meeting of the Committee on Parliamentary Business
Presentation of Papers by the Speaker
The Performance Report of the Election Commission, from 01.07.2017 to 30.09.2017, in terms of Article 104B (3) of the Constitution of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka
Presentation of Petitions
(i) Hon. Wajira Abeywardana
(ii) Hon. Sisira Kumara Abeysekara
(Petitions stands referred to the Committee on Public Petitions)
Main Business of the House for Today
The following Items (appearing as Item Nos. 1 to 3 of today’s Order Paper) were approved by the House-
(i) Excise (Amendment) Bill - with amendments
(ii) Regulations under the Finance Act
(iii) Notification under the Excise Ordinance
Motion at the Adjournment Time
Motion at the Adjournment Time on the “Opening hours of co-operative societies in Northern Province” was proposed by the Hon. I. Charles Nirmalanathan.
The Parliament was, thereafter adjourned at 1723 Hrs. until 1030 Hrs. on Friday 9th March 2018.
* This is an unedited version. For the official record of this day's proceedings, please refer the Hansard.