The consideration of the petitions filed against the Financial Bill submitted by the Minister of Finance for approval by Parliament has concluded.
Accordingly, the three-member bench of the Supreme Court said the determination will be directed to the Speaker of House.
An order was also issued to file written submissions related to the petitions prior to the 12th of August.
Meanwhile, 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.