The Final Draft of the proposed Standing Orders of Parliament was tabled for the perusal of the House by the Hon. Speaker today. It is due to be approved by Parliament on a future date.
Accordingly, the Hon. Members of Parliament are able to submit their views, proposals and amendments on the aforesaid draft on or before the 21st of June 2017. The Hon. Speaker announced that time can be allocated for a general discussion on the fundamentals of the Final Draft of the proposed Standing Orders on the 22nd of June 2017 if required. Thereafter, the proposed draft is expected to be formerly passed by the House on the first Sitting Week of the month of July.
The Speaker also tabled the Final Draft of the proposed Code of Conduct for Members of Parliament, to be passed at a later date.
[ Announcement by the Speaker (in Sinhala) ]
Final Draft of the proposed Standing Orders of Parliament
Final Draft of the proposed Code of Conduct for Members of Parliament