SC concludes hearing petitions against ‘Sri Lanka Electricity Bill’

(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – The Supreme Court has concluded its hearing of the petitions filed challenging the proposed Sri Lanka Electricity Bill, which includes proposed reforms for the electricity sector.

Accordingly, the court announced that it will inform the determination to the Speaker of Parliament confidentially.

The petitions were heard before the three-member Supreme Court bench consisting of Justices Vijith Malalgoda, Shiran Gunaratne and Arjuna Obeysekera for three consecutive days.

The petitions were submitted by 14 parties including the secretary of the Ceylon Electricity Workers’ Union, Ranjan Jayalal.

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