The Presidential Task Force for One Country, One Law held its inaugural meeting yesterday.
According to the Chairman of the Task Force Ven. Galagodaaththe Gnanasara Thera, an official statement will be made next Monday following the discussions.
The 13-member Task Force has been vested with studying the implementation of the concept ‘One Country, One Law’ within Sri Lanka and preparing a draft bill and studying Acts and amendments that have already been compiled by the Ministry of Justice and to determine if there are suitable amendments and to submit proposals as deemed appropriate.
The 13-member Presidential Task Force headed by Gnanasara Thera was appointed by the President through a gazette notification on Wednesday. Jeewanthi Senanayake, Senior Assistant Secretary to the President has been appointed as the Task Force Secretary. The other members of the Task Force are: Professor Dayananda Banda, Professor Shanthinandana Wijesinghe, Professor Sumedha Siriwardana, N.G. Sujeewa Panditharathna, Attorney-at-Law Iresh Senevirathne, Attorney-at-Law Sanjaya Marambe, Eranda Navarathna, Pani Wewala, Moulavi Mohomad (Ulama Council, Galle) Mohomad Inthikab, Lecturer, Kaleel Rahuman, and Azeez Nizardeen.