Sri Lanka Constitution

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Constitution: history: several previous; latest adopted 16 August 1978, certified 31 August 1978
amendments: proposed by Parliament; passage requires at least two-thirds majority vote of its total membership, certification by the president of the republic or the Parliament speaker, and approval in a referendum by an absolute majority of valid votes; amended many times, last in 2015 (2017)

Definition: This entry includes the dates of adoption, revisions, and major amendments.

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