Supreme Court determination on Anti-Terrorism Bill revealed

February 20, 2024 at 10:46 AM

The Supreme Court’s determination concerning the Anti-Terrorism Bill has been conveyed to the Speaker of the House, Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena. 

Addressing the Parliament today, Deputy Speaker Ajith Rajapakse informed the Parliament in this regard.

Accordingly, the Supreme Court has determined that certain clauses in the Anti-Terrorism Bill must be approved by a special majority or through a referendum.

The Supreme Court further says the bill could also be passed by a simple majority if the amendments recommended by the court are incorporated. (NewsWire)