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* Leaders of Sri Lanka political parties to decide on the dates to debate impeachment motion
Thu, Jan 3, 2013, 06:38 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 03, Colombo: Party leaders of the Sri Lankan parliament will decide on the dates to debate the impeachment motion against Chief Justice Dr. Shirani Bandaranayake.

Leader of the House, Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva has said that the party leaders would decide on the dates for the debate when parliament meets on the 8th.

He has observed that the party leaders would also decide on the number of days to debate the impeachment motion.

The opposition parties have earlier stated that the debate on the impeachment motion should be held for 10 days, but the government has said that two days was sufficient for the debate.

According to Minister de Silva, the governing party would go ahead with the debate and send the recommendations to the President even if the opposition does not participate in the debate.

The parliamentary select committee (PSC) that probed the charges against the Chief Justice that concluded proceedings without the four opposition members submitted its report to the Speaker on December 8th.



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