Aug 16, 2018

Opportunity to claim compensation for death

The bill to obtain compensation for the death of a person is to be included into a gazette paper and presented to parliament for approval.

Through this bill if anyone faces death due to the criminal activity of any person or due to negligence, their families could claim compensation.

Cabinet approval was granted for the proposal presented by Justice and Prison Reforms Minister Thalatha Athukorale and this bill which has been formulated with the approval of the Attorney General, to be presented to parliament for approval.