Constitutional crisis

The Constitution of Sri Lanka has been amended many times; this section focuses on the changes that contributed to ethnic tension and those considered to have contributed to the Genocide

What is the Constitution?

A constitution is primarily a set of rules and principles specifying how a country should be governed, how power is […]...
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Constitutional Crisis

In political science, a constitutional crisis is a problem or conflict in the function of a government that the political constitution or other fundamental […]...
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The 4th Amendment to the Constitution

The national referendum took place on December 22, 1982, giving the people of Sri Lanka the option to extend the life of parliament by […]...
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The 20th Amendment to the Constitution

The 20th Amendment to the Constitution was passed into law on 22 October, with 156 of the 225 parliamentarians voting […]...
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The 18th Amendment to the Constitution

Sri Lanka’s Parliament passed the controversial 18th Amendment Bill on September 8, 2010, with 161 Members of Parliament voting for […]...
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13th Amendment to the Constitution

What is the 13th Amendment? It is an outcome of the Indo-Lanka Accord of July 1987, signed by the then PM […]...
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