The proposals for the twenty second Modification to the Structure, introduced forth to clip the powers within the presidency, have been revealed in a gazette notification issued on Wednesday (June 29).
Earlier this week, the Cupboard of Ministers accepted the proposal to gazette the brand new constitutional modification and to current it to the Parliament.
The modification, which had been known as the twenty first Modification thus far, is in truth the twenty second Modification, as one other draft twenty first Modification has already been gazetted.
Coverage approval of the Cupboard of Ministers was given on June 20 for the preliminary draft for the twenty second Modification to the Structure and the twenty second constitutional modification invoice was ready by the authorized Draftsman accordingly.
The twenty second Modification was initially tabled within the Cupboard on June 06 by Minister of Justice, Jail Affairs and Constitutional Reforms Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe and the dialogue on it had been adjourned on a number of events resulting from failure to succeed in a consensus.
The Constitutional Modification is anticipated to empower Parliament over the manager President and annul the 20A to the Structure, which had given unfettered powers to President after abolishing the nineteenth Modification.
Underneath the 22A, the President, the Cupboard of Ministers and the Nationwide Council can be held accountable to the Parliament. Fifteen Committees and Oversight Committees are additionally accountable to Parliament.