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Business of the House for November 10, 2017

Date : 10-11-2017

The Hon. Karu Jayasuriya, the Speaker took the Chair.


Official Oath or Affirmation by New Members

The Hon. Ihala Medagama Gamage Piyasena was sworn in as a Member of Parliament before the Hon. Speaker to fill the vacancy created in the membership of the Eighth Parliament in pursuance to the judgment of the Supreme Court disqualifying the Hon. (Mrs.) Geetha Samanmalee Kumarasingha to be a Member of Parliament.


Presentation of Papers by the Speaker

(i)    The Performance Report of the Finance Commission for the Second quarter (01.04.2017-30.06.2017) and Third quarter (01.07.2017-30.09.2017) of 2017 in terms of  Articles 41B (6) of the Constitution of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka;

and

(ii)    The Report of the Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption for the First quarter of 2017 (01.01.2017 - 31.03.2017) in terms of Article 41B (6) of the Constitution of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka.


Presentation of Papers

Performance Reports of the;

(i)    Ministry of Mahaweli Development and Environment for the year 2016
(ii)    Sri Lanka Army for the year 2016
(iii)   Sri Lanka Air Force for the year 2016
(iv)   Excise Department of Sri Lanka for the year 2016
(v)    Department of Manpower and Employment for the year 2015
(vi)   District Secretariat - Badulla for the year 2016

Annual Reports of the;

(vii)   Milco (Pvt) Ltd for the year 2014
(viii)  Vocational Training Authority of Sri Lanka for the year 2013


Presentation of Reports from the Committees

The Report of the Sectoral Oversight Committee on Economic Development was presented by the Chairman of the Committee, the Hon. J. M. Ananda Kumarasiri.


Presentation of Petitions

(i)    Hon. Lucky Jayawardana                    
(ii)    Hon. Buddhika Pathirana     -      Two Petitions

(Petitions stands referred to the Committee on Public Petitions)


Private Members’ Bills

The Hon. M. S. Thowfeek was granted leave to introduce the following Bill, entitled

“J. Sri Ranga Foundation (Incorporation)”

The above Bill was referred to the Minister of Social Empowerment, Welfare and Kandyan Heritage for report to Parliament under Standing Order 47 (5) of the Parliament.


Main Business of the House for Today

Appropriation Bill (2018) - Second Reading (Adjourned Debate) (appearing as Item No. 1 of today’s Order Paper)

Today is the First Allotted Day on the Second Reading Debate of the Appropriation Bill (2018).


Motion at the Adjournment Time

Motion at the Adjournment Time on the “Shortage of health sector staff including doctors in Northern Province” was proposed by the Hon. I. Charles Nirmalanathan.


Thereafter, the Second Reading Debate on the Appropriation Bill (2018) was adjourned at 1918 Hrs. until 0930 Hrs. on Saturday 11th November 2017.


[Budget 2018]

 

 

 

*  This is an unedited version. For the official record of this day's proceedings, please refer the Hansard.

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