Any Member of Parliament who wishes to introduce a Bill which is intended to affect or benefit some particular person, association or corporate body should give notice of the Bill by advertising in the Gazette in Sinhala, Tamil, English and in at least one Sinhala, one Tamil and one English newspaper circulating in the Republic stating its general nature and objects and such advertisement shall appear at least one month before the application for leave to introduce the Bill is made. (Standing Order 53(1).
1. Bills under Standing Order 52
2. Bills under Standing Order 53