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Presenting national action plan to UNHRC bypassing Parliament, breach of constitution: Ranil

[DailyMirror, Wednesday, 22 February 2012 11:38 No Comment]

Presenting the government’s national action plan on the protection and promotion of human rights to the United Nations Human Rights Council bypassing Parliament is a breach of Constitution, Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesighe charged today.

Mr. Wickremesighe who made a special statement in Parliament today said this is a breach of article 43 of the constitution which stipulates that the cabinet of Ministers shall be collectively and individually responsible and answerable to the House.

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