The “Judicature (Amendment)” Bill was passed with amendments in Parliament today.
This Bill was presented on the 6th of March 2018 by the Hon. Minister of Justice. It amends the Judicature Act, No. 2 of 1978. The Determination of the Supreme Court in regard of the Bill was announced to the House by the Hon. Speaker on the 03rd of April 2018.
This makes provisions for a Permanent High Court at Bar to try, hear and determine the trials of the offences specified in the Sixth Schedule of the Act.