BASL appoints special committee to study proposed 20th amendment to the constitution

Sep 11, 2020 (LBO) – The Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) has appointed a special committee comprising of senior members of the BASL to study the proposed bill for the 20th amendment of the constitution and submit their views to be taken up by the executive committee and the bar council for further action.

In addition, the committee will also address the many areas in the constitution which require consideration on the need for further amendment in order to address laws delays and other related matters affecting the administration of Justice.

The committee will comprise Nihal Jayamanne PC as the Chairman, lkram Mohamed, PC, M.M. Zuhair, PC, L.M.K. Arulanandam, PC, Prasantha Lal De Alwis, PC, Nihal Jayawardene, PC, Nalin Ladduwahetty, PC, Maithri Wickramasinghe, PC, Uditha Egalahewa, PC, Anura Meddegoda, PC, Mohan Weerakoon, PC, S.T. Jayanaga, PC, Priyal Wijayaweera, PC, Maurapada Gunawansha, PC, Ravi Algama and Shantha Jayawardena as the Convenor.