Constitution of Sri Lanka/Tenth Amendment

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Constitution of Sri Lanka
The Government of Sri Lanka
Tenth Amendment

The Tenth Amendment to the Constitution of Sri Lanka removed the 2/3 majority required for a Proclamation on the Public Security Ordinance. The amendment came into effect on 6 August 1986.

Chapter:

I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII, XIII, XIV, XV, XVI, XVII, XVIIA, XVIII, XIX, XX, XXI, XXII, XXIII, XXIV

Schedule:

1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th

Amendment:

1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th, 18th

Section 1 Short title[edit]

1. This Act may be cited as the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution.

Section 2 Amendment of Article 155 of the Constitution of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka[edit]

2. Article 155 of the Constitution of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka is hereby amended as follows; -

(1) by the repeal of paragraphs (8) and (9) of that Article :
(2) by the renumbering of paragraphs (10) and (11) 01 that Article as paragraphs (8) and (9') respectively of that Article; and
(3) by the substitution, in the renumbered paragraph (9) of that Article, for the words and figures " Contained in paragraph (6), (7), (8) or (9) of this Article,", of the words and figures " contained in paragraph (6) or (7) of this Article,".