Gazette notification to conduct Law College examinations only in English defeated in Parliament

The gazette notification, which was issued making it compulsory to conduct Law College examinations only in English, was defeated in Parliament by 113 votes.

All government and opposition MPs except for MP Chandima Weerakkody voted against the gazette notification.

The Extraordinary gazette notification (2208/13) issued in December 2020 made it compulsory to conduct all Law College Examinations only in English.

After defeating the gazette notification, students who are facing the Law College Examinations will be allowed to face the examinations in a language of their choice either in Sinhala or Tamil.