The Hon. Karu Jayasuriya, the Speaker took the Chair.
Announcements by the Speaker
‘A’ : Question of privilege raised by the Hon. Roshan Ranasinghe, MP
‘B’ : Meeting of the Committee on Parliamentary Business
Presentation of Papers
Annual Reports of the;
(i) National Engineering Research and Development Centre of Sri Lanka for the year 2015
(ii) Bank of Ceylon for the year 2016
Presentation of Petitions
(i) Hon. Ananda Aluthgamage
(ii) Hon. (Mrs.) Rohini Kumari Wijerathna
(Petitions stands referred to the Committee on Public Petitions)
Questions under Standing Order 23(2) of the Parliament
The Hon. Dinesh Gunawardena
Natural disaster due to floods and storm
Hon. Lakshman Kiriella, Leader of the House of Parliament replied to the above Question.
Presentation of Bills
The Hon. Gayantha Karunatileka, the Chief Government Whip presented the following Bills entitled-
(i) Appropriation (Amendment) - to amend the Appropriation Act, No.24 of 2016
(ii) Code of Criminal Procedure (Special Provisions) (Amendment) - to amend the Code of Criminal Procedure (Special Provisions) Act, No. 2 of 2013
Main Business of the House for Today
(i) Appropriation Bill (2018) - Committee
Today is the Nineteenth Allotted Day of the Appropriation Bill (2018) – “Committee Stage Debate”.
The following Items (appearing as Item Nos. 2 to 11 of today’s Order Paper) were approved by the House:-
(ii) Regulations under the National Medicines Regulatory Authority Act
(iii) Annual Report and Accounts of the State Pharmaceutical Corporation - 2013
(iv) Annual Report and Accounts of the Sri Jayewardenapura Genaral Hospital - 2013
(v) Annual Report and Accounts of the State Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Corporation - 2013
(vi) Annual Report and Accounts of Wijaya Kumaratunga Memorial Hospital - 2013
(vii) Annual Report and Accounts of Sri Lanka Ayurvedic Drugs Corporation - 2013
(viii) Annual Report and Accounts of Homoeopathy Medical Council - 2011
(ix) Annual Report and Accounts of National Housing Development Authority - 2012
(x) Annual Report and Accounts of the Institution for Construction Training and Development - 2013
(xi) Annual Report and Accounts of State Development and Construction Corporation - 2012
The Parliament was, thereafter adjourned at 1928 Hrs. until 0930 Hrs. on Tuesday 5th December 2017.
* This is an unedited version. For the official record of this day's proceedings, please refer the Hansard.