Lawyers point out that the proposal presented by the opposition to Parliament yesterday is contradictory to the constitution

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Lawyers point out that the proposal presented by MP Patali Champika Ranawaka in Parliament yesterday that there is no power for ministry secretaries to approve salaries and other allowances for ministers , state ministers, deputy ministers and for their staff is contradictory to the constitution.

Participating in a media briefing held today that senior Lawyer Lalith U Gamage said he has presented the proposals without the Cabinet approval.

Lawyer Gamini Wijewardena said that the solution for the present crisis is to hold a general election speedily. He pointed out that the constitution has no power to influence the power of the executive.

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