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Sectoral Oversight Committees

A resolution was passed in the House of Parliament on 19th December 2015, -

i. to introduce the new system of Sectoral Oversight Committees. The resolution approved by the House on 19th December 2015 (as amended) is attached in PDF format.
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(Refer column 3206 of the Hansard of 19 December 2015)

Another resolution was passed in the House of Parliament on 19 December 2015, -

ii. to suspend the operation of the Standing Orders Nos. 104 to 120 of the Parliament (both inclusive) during the operation of the Sectoral Oversight Committees.

(Refer column 3013 of the Hansard of 19 December 2015)

The resolution passed is reproduced below:

(The Hon. Lakshman Kiriella)

Sir, I move,

"That this Parliament resolves that during the operation of the Sectoral Oversight Committees, Standing Order Nos. 104 to 120 of the Parliament (both inclusive) shall be suspended."

Question put, and agreed to.

Accordingly, the following 16 Sectoral Oversight Committees have been appointed by the Committee of Selection.

  • Sectoral Oversight Committee on Economic Development
  • Sectoral Oversight Committee on International Relations
  • Sectoral Oversight Committee on National Security
  • Sectoral Oversight Committee on Sustainable Development and Environment and Natural Resources
  • Sectoral Oversight Committee on Women and Gender
  • Sectoral Oversight Committee on Education and Human Resources Development
  • Sectoral Oversight Committee on Health and Human Welfare, Social Empowerment
  • Sectoral Oversight Committee on Transport and Communication
  • Sectoral Oversight Committee on Agriculture and Lands
  • Sectoral Oversight Committee on Legal Affairs (anti-corruption) and Media
  • Sectoral Oversight Committee on Youth, Sports, Arts and Heritage
  • Sectoral Oversight Committee on Business and Commerce
  • Sectoral Oversight Committee on Energy
  • Sectoral Oversight Committee on Manufacturing and Services
  • Sectoral Oversight Committee on Internal Administration and Public Management
  • Sectoral Oversight Committee on Reconciliation and North & East Reconstruction  
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    Each of the above mentioned Committee shall have the jurisdiction and related functions as indicated to examine all Bills, Resolutions, Treaties, Reports and Other Matters relating to subjects within their jurisdiction.

    All Bills, Resolutions, Treaties, Reports and Other Matters within their jurisdiction shall be referred to the relevant Committees for report prior to being considered by the Parliament.

     

     Oversight Plan of the Sectoral Oversight Committees (8th Parliament, 1st Session) presented on 24.01.2017

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