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Devolution and the concept of concurrency: Abolition or reform?

by Asanga Welikala

Among proponents of devolution as a means of power-sharing in Sri Lanka, one of the key bones of contention about the Thirteenth Amendment has been the Concurrent List.

Students in a group work to complete their art ~ The British High Commission marked the International Day of Peace on 21 September 2011 by hosting an Art Festival in Colombo, involving over 50 school children-pic courtesy of: UKInSriLanka

This is the list of competences, or ‘subjects’ as they are called in the constitution, over which powers are shared between the central government and the Provincial Councils. [click here to read in full ~ on dbsjeyaraj.com: Devolution and the concept of concurrency: Abolition or reform? ]

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