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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; 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

Regulation on Crating of Produce (June 14, 2012) by Constance Johnson

Beginning on June 11, 2012, Sri Lanka's Ministry of Cooperatives and Internal Trade will enforce a ...

Topic: Commerce
Jurisdiction: Sri Lanka

MOU to Be Signed (May 23, 2012) by Constance Johnson

According to Dilan Perera, the Sri Lankan Minister of Foreign Employment Promotion and Welfare, Oman and ...

Topic: Labor
Jurisdiction: Sri Lanka

Restrictions Placed on Sale of Herbicide (March 28, 2012) by Constance Johnson

Sri Lanka's Ministry of Health has announced it will impose strict regulation on the sale of ...

Topic: Workers safety and health
Jurisdiction: Sri Lanka

Media Outlets Face Approval Requirement (March 14, 2012) by Constance Johnson

In a directive dated March 9, 2012, the Media Centre for National Security (MCNS) under Sri ...

Topic: Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: Sri Lanka

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Last updated: February 05, 2015