PC elections - changes to law needed | Sunday Observer

PC elections - changes to law needed

10 October, 2021

Minister Dinesh Gunawardena, conveying the Attorney General’s opinion, has informed the Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) that the Provincial Council elections cannot be held even under the previous system without changing the law through a new Bill in Parliament. His remarks came during the meeting of the Select Committee of Parliament to identify

appropriate reforms of the election laws and the electoral system and to recommend amendments, on Friday, October 8. He said the Government and Parliament must draft laws to facilitate the holding of the Provincial Council elections and the PSC did not hold such powers.