Sri Lanka: 19A Amendment on presidential powers and independent institutions presented in Parliament
By 28 April 2015
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<p>Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena today presented a bill in parliament for a key amendment to the Constitution that seeks to dilute powers of the president. The 19A amendment was introduced after last week's aborted attempt caused due to disruption by supporters of former president Mahinda Rajapaksa. "It has always been my desire to prune presidential powers.
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