Amendments to Electricity Act withdraw

Tuesday, 6 August 2019

Proposed amendments to the Electricity Act were withdrawn today when it was scheduled to be discussed in Parliament.

The Bill was before Parliament today but the Government announced that it had decided to withdraw the Bill.

The proposed amendments included reducing the powers vested with the Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL) which was opposed by the Sectoral Oversight Committee on Energy as well as other stakeholders