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Faculty of Law Submits ‘Bill of Rights’ Proposal to PRC

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Undergraduates of the Faculty of Law, University of Colombo presented their proposals on Constitutional Reforms on Wednesday, 30 March 2016.

Among the proposals was the draft Bill of Rights designed by the final year undergraduates following the Human Rights course, accessible here. The proposals were received by the Members of the Public Representations Committee (PRC) headed by Mr. Lal Wijenayake. The Committee members and the undergraduates engaged in detailed discussions on the integral aspects a Constitution including supremacy of the Constitution, judicial review of legislation, language of administration and human rights. The discussion also focused on the need for recognition of minority rights and women’s rights.


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