The Hon. Karu Jayasuriya, the Speaker took the Chair.
Presentation of Papers
Regulation made by the Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation under Section 237 of the Motor Traffic Act (Chapter 203) read with Sections 21, 22, 23, 24 and 24A of the aforesaid Act and published in the Gazette Extraordinary No. 2032/36 of 18th August 2017
Presentation of Reports from the Committees
The Report of the Sectoral Oversight Committee on Economic Development was presented by its Chairman, the Hon. J. M. Ananda Kumarasiri.
Presentation of Petitions
(i) Hon. Susantha Punchinilame
(ii) Hon. Nishantha Muthuhettigamage
(iii) Hon. Dunesh Gankanda
(Petitions stands referred to the Committee on Public Petitions)
Presentation of Bills
The Hon. Gayantha Karunatileka, the Chief Government Whip presented the Bill entitled
to establish the Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka; to regulate market institutions, public offers of securities, market intermediaries; to deal with market misconduct; and to meet the challenges encountered by securities markets in an effective and efficient manner and to repeal the Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka Act, No. 36 of 1987 and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
Main Business of the House for Today
Appropriation Bill (2018) - Committee
Today is the Twenty First Allotted Day of the Appropriation Bill (2018) – “Committee Stage Debate”.
The Parliament was, thereafter adjourned at 1905 Hrs. until 0930 Hrs. on Thursday 7th December 2017.
* This is an unedited version. For the official record of this day's proceedings, please refer the Hansard.