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    Hon. Speaker signs blueprint of the 20th Amendment Featured

    October 29, 2020

    Speaker Hon. Mahinda Yapa Abeywardane has put his signature validating the 20th Amendment to the Constitution which was passed in Parliament with 2/3 majority on October 22 nd .

    The Speaker signed the blueprint of the constitutional amendment at around 11.30 am this morning, the Secretary General of Parliament Dhammika Dasanayake said. The Deputy Secretary General and the Chief of Staff Neil Iddawala also took part in the event.
    Thereby the 20th amendment to the constitution will be implemented in full from today. On October 22 nd , the Parliament approved the second reading of the Bill with 156 in favor and 65 against. Subsequent to the Committee Stage, the third reading was passed with a majority of two-thirds after having taken a division,156 in favor and 65 against with 01absent).

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