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Biometric Passports Become Standard (August 12, 2015) by Constance Johnson

Based on a rule effective August 10, 2015, all passports newly issued by Sri Lanka will ...

Topic: Government documents; Visas and passports
Jurisdiction: Sri Lanka

Press Council Revival Controversial (July 16, 2015) by Constance Johnson

On July 2, 2015, Sri Lanka's government announced that the Press Council, which had given authorities ...

Topic: Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: Sri Lanka

Small Political Parties Object to Proposed Constitutional Amendment (June 24, 2015) by Constance Johnson

A number of small political parties in Sri Lanka have stated that they are opposed to ...

Topic: Constitution; Elections and politics
Jurisdiction: Sri Lanka

President Campaigns for Amendment on Electoral Reform (June 12, 2015) by Constance Johnson

On June 8, 2015, President Maithripala Sirisena of Sri Lanka spoke at a rally in support ...

Topic: Constitution; Elections and politics
Jurisdiction: Sri Lanka

Amnesty for Illegal Holding of Elephants (February 05, 2015) by Constance Johnson

Sri Lanka recently announced a two-week period of amnesty for those illegally keeping elephants, if they ...

Topic: Animal protection; Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), 1973; Endangered species
Jurisdiction: Sri Lanka

Constitutional Amendment to Be Implemented (January 23, 2015) by Constance Johnson

Sri Lanka's Prime Minister, Ranil Wickramasinghe, stated on January 21, 2015, that the country will implement ...

Topic: Constitution; Racial and ethnic relations; State and local government
Jurisdiction: Sri Lanka

Warning Labels on Cigarette Packages (January 05, 2015) by Constance Johnson

In accordance with a July 11, 2014, Supreme Court order that came into effect on January ...

Topic: Health; Marketing and advertising; Tobacco and smoking
Jurisdiction: Sri Lanka

Amendment Planned for NGO Funding Rules (April 29, 2014) by Constance Johnson

According to Sri Lanka's President, Mahinda Rajapaksa, the country plans to amend laws on funding for ...

Topic: National security; Nongovernmental organizations; Nonprofit corporations
Jurisdiction: Sri Lanka

Human Rights Council to Investigate Alleged War Crimes Committed During Civil War (April 04, 2014) by Constance Johnson

On March 27, 2014, the United Nations Human Rights Council voted to start an investigation into ...

Topic: Human rights and civil liberties; International organizations; War crimes
Jurisdiction: Sri Lanka; United Nations

Call for War Crimes Investigation (February 27, 2014) by Constance Johnson

On February 24, 2014, Navanetham Pillay, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCHR), called ...

Topic: International organizations; Judiciary; Religious minorities; War crimes
Jurisdiction: Sri Lanka

Agreement Seeks to Address Climate Change Impact (December 31, 2013) by Constance Johnson

In December 2013, Sri Lanka and the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) signed an agreement ...

Topic: Agriculture and food; Food assistance ; Foreign aid
Jurisdiction: Sri Lanka

Food Safety Measures Approved (September 05, 2013) by Constance Johnson

It was announced on August 29, 2013, that Sri Lanka's Cabinet has approved a set of ...

Topic: Workers safety and health; Foreign trade and international finance
Jurisdiction: Sri Lanka

Government Drafting Constitutional Amendment (May 17, 2013) by Constance Johnson

It was reported in early May 2013 that the Government of Sri Lanka is now drafting ...

Topic: Constitution
Jurisdiction: Sri Lanka

Plan to Amend Electricity Act (April 01, 2013) by Constance Johnson

The major opposition party in Sri Lanka has criticized what it views as a flawed attempt ...

Topic: Energy
Jurisdiction: Sri Lanka

Foreigners to Be Banned from Purchasing Property (February 27, 2013) by Constance Johnson

Sri Lanka's Cabinet of Ministers has recently approved moves to change regulations under the State Lands ...

Topic: Property
Jurisdiction: Sri Lanka

Talks on an Agreement to Strengthen Nuclear Cooperation (October 16, 2012) by Constance Johnson

On October 12, 2012, in New Delhi, India ...

Topic: Energy
Jurisdiction: India; Sri Lanka

Sixteen New Agreements Concluded (September 25, 2012) by Constance Johnson

Wu Bangguo, the Chairman of China's National People's Congress Standing Committee, visited Sri Lanka September 15-18, ...

Topic: International affairs
Jurisdiction: China; Sri Lanka

Plan in Place to Revise Immigration Law (September 11, 2012) by Constance Johnson

The Government of Sri Lanka is planning to revise the country's 2006 immigration law, with the ...

Topic: Immigration and nationality
Jurisdiction: Sri Lanka

Terrorist Finance Act to Be Revised (August 29, 2012) by Constance Johnson

According Sri Lankan Media Minister Keheliya Rambukwella, speaking for the nation's Cabinet on August 24, 2012, ...

Topic: Terrorism
Jurisdiction: Sri Lanka

Proposed Law Seeks to Restore Property to Displaced Landowners (June 18, 2012) by Tariq Ahmad

On June 3, 2012, Sri Lanka's Justice Minister, Rauff Hakeem, announced that the Cabinet has approved ...

Topic: Property
Jurisdiction: Sri Lanka

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Last updated: August 12, 2015