survey of law of parliamentary privileges in Sri Lanka

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Other titlesLaw of parliamentary privileges in Sri Lanka
StatementD.M. Karunaratna.
LC ClassificationsKPS2198 .K373 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 270 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3715359M
LC Control Number2003321665

Be part of the general and public law of Sri Lanka, and it shall not be necessary to plead the same, but the same shall in all courts in Sri Lanka be judicially noticed. Parliament, and any committee which is duly authorized by and order of Parliament to send for persons, papers and records, may order any person to attend before ParliamentFile Size: 75KB.

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An act to declare and define the privileges, immunities and powers of Parliament and of the members thereof; to secure freedom of speech and debate or proceedings in Parliament; to provide for the punishment of breaches of the privileges of Parliament; and to give protection to persons employed in the publication of the reports, papers, minutes, votes or proceedings of Parliament.

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