Second reading of PTA Amendment Bill passed in Parliament

The second reading of the Prevention of Terrorism (Temporary Provisions) (Amendment) Bill has been passed in Parliament with a majority of 51 votes.

A total of 86 lawmakers voted in favour of the Bill while 35 voted against.

The debate on the second reading of the Terrorism Prevention Bill was held today (March 22) as decided at the Committee on Parliamentary Business.

Parliament convened at 10.00 a.m. this morning and the debate was taken up from 11.00 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. – ada derana

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