Act for Protection of Religious Freedom (Government Bill)
Following the introduction of the private member's bill, "Prohibition of Forcible Conversion of Religion," the Hon. Ratnasiri Wickramanayake, Minister of Buddha Sasana introduced a bill to cabinet , "The Act for Protection of Religious Freedom" on June 16. This draft legislation was approved by cabinet as a government bill to be presented to parliament. To view the proposed legislation, click here.