Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 23 August, 2007

Paper on the President’s power to dissolve Parliament

Paper by Asanga Welikala, Research Associate (Legal and Constitutional Unit) on the President's power to dissolve Parliament.

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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 23 August, 2007

Draft Freedom of Information Bill

Draft Freedom of Information Bill prepared in association with the Free Media Movement (FMM) and the Editor's Guild of Sri Lanka (EGSL) for consideration by the government.Draft Freedom of Information Bill

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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 23 August, 2007

Parliamentary Committee Systems

Parliamentary Committee Systems is a critical appraisal of the Parliamentary Committee system now obtaining in Sri Lanka from a normative and comparative perspective. A shorter version of this paper was first presented by Asanga Welikala, Research Associate (Legal and Constitutional Unit) at a Workshop on The Role and Relevance of Parliament organised by the Centre […]

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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 23 August, 2007

Democratisation And Conflict Resolution: The Rationale For Federalising Sri Lanka

An article on “Democratisation And Conflict Resolution: The Rationale For Federalising Sri Lanka” by Asanga Welikala, Research Associate (Legal and Constitutional Unit)Democratisation And Conflict Resolution: The Rationale For Federalising Sri Lanka

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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 23 August, 2007

A critical case review on the recent Supreme Court determination on the freedom of religion and conscience

A critical case review on the recent Supreme Court determination on the freedom of religion and conscience by Asanga Welikala is available here.A critical case review on the recent Supreme Court determination on the freedom of religion and conscience

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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 23 August, 2007

Sri Lanka: From a Unitary to a Federal State

Paper presented at the Euro Regions Summer University, Institute of Federalism, University of Fribourg, Switzerland titled “Sri Lanka: From a Unitary to a Federal State” by Eranthi Premaratne, Researcher, CPA. This paper aims to look at the present federal debate focusing on the available alternatives for a federal Sri Lanka.Sri Lanka: From a Unitary to […]

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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 23 August, 2007

A comparison of selected proposals relating to interim administration and the devolution of power, 1987 to 2003

A comparison of selected proposals relating to interim administration and the devolution of power, 1987 to 2003 and the Executive Summary by Asanga Welikala, Research Associate, Legal & Constitutional Unit.A comparison of selected proposals relating to interim administration and the devolution of power, 1987 to 2003

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