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* Report on restructuring fines for road rule violations presented to President
Tue, Jul 11, 2017, 06:07 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

July 11, Colombo: The final report on the fairness of increasing of the amount of fines for violation of road rules, formulated by the committee appointed by the President, was handed over to the President today (July 11) at the Presidential Secretariat.

Secretary to the Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation Mr. Nihal Somaweera presented the report to the President.

The budget proposal -2017 suggested the minimum fine for violating road rules to increase to Rs. 25,000, with the objective of preventing road accidents.

Due to the oppositions by people against this, the President appointed a committee to look into this matter. Secretary to the Finance Ministry Dr. R. H. S. Samaratunga, Secretary to the Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation Mr. Nihal Somaweera, Deputy Solicitor General of the Attorney Generalís Department Sobitha Rajakaruna, Commissioner General of Motor Traffic A.H.K. Jagath Chandrasiri, and the Senior Deputy Inspector General of Police Nandana Munasinghe are the members of this committee.

Ministers Nimal Siripala de Silva and Mahinda Samarasinghe also were present at this occasion.

 


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