The Attorney General today submitted amendments made to several articles of the Finance Bill tabled by the Minister of Finance, to the Supreme Court.
The amendments were presented by Senior State Counsel attorney Nirmalan Wigneshwaran.
The Supreme Court yesterday considered several Fundamental Rights petitions filed against the Finance Bill.
The petitions were filed citing inconsistencies with the Constitution and called for the bill to be passed by a special majority in Parliament and a public referendum.
Petitions were filed by Former JVP Parliamentarian Sunil Handunnetti, General Secretary of the Samagi Jana Balawegaya MP Ranjith Madduma Bandara and trade union leaders.
The Attorney General yesterday informed the Supreme Court that several amendments will be introduced to the Finance Draft Bill tabled by the Finance Minister to be passed in Parliament.