CPA Comms Officer on 19 April, 2022

Impeachment and No Confidence Motion Procedure and Protocol Explained

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19th April 2022, Colombo: In lieu of the political and economic crisis that has the country in a stranglehold and the island wide protests calling for the ousting of the Rajapaksa’s and their govt. The SJB has stated that they would present an NCM motion against the govt. and an impeachment motion against President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa to the Speaker when Parliament reconvenes today (19) after the New Year holidays.

Considering current events CPA has deemed it vital to prepare this Q&A in order provide clarity and explain the constitutionality, protocol and procedure of an Impeachment and NCM motion.

Download the Q&A in English here.

Download the Q&A in Tamil here.

Download the Q&A in Sinhala here.