Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Parliamentary privilege and judiciary

By Neville Ladduwahetty-

A Fundamental Rights Petition was filed in the Supreme Court (SC. FR. Application No. 116/2016) challenging the legitimacy of the present Government to have a Cabinet of Ministers in excess of 30 and for the number of Ministers who are not members of the Cabinet of Ministers and Deputy Ministers not to exceed 40 as per Article 46 (1) of the 19th Amendment of the Constitution.