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Business of the House
- Tuesday, March 9, 2010
Today’s meeting was summoned in terms of Article 155(4)(i) of the Constitution.
Main Business of the House for Today
Resolution under the Public Security Ordinance
Resolution moved by the Hon. Prime Minister, Minister of Internal Administration and Deputy Minister of Defence, Public Security, Law and Order that the Proclamation made by the President under Section 2 of the Public Security Ordinance (Chapter 40), as amended by Act, No. 8 of 1959, Law No. 6 of 1978, and Act, No. 28 of 1988, bringing into operation the provisions of Part II of the aforesaid Ordinance throughout Sri Lanka with effect from 02nd March 2010, was approved.
Accordingly, the Emergency Motion was approved by Parliament with a majority of 69 votes, extending it for another month. 93 votes were cast in favour of the motion while 24 votes were against it.
The Parliament was, thereafter adjourned at 1313 Hrs. until 0930 Hrs. on Tuesday 6th April 2010.