Stringent laws against firearms vital

Sunday Times – 29th June 2008

What is your view on the present situation of illegal use of small arms and light weapons?

Dilan Perera, Minister of Justice

My view is just as similar to that of any other citizen of the country. I strongly feel it should be curtailed at its best. Every possible action has to be taken to put a fullstop to this menace. I think the present Government is in the right track to curb this scourge. But at times we see that this relates to the present situation of the country as well. [Read More...]

Introduction - Multi purpose Legal Aid centers

The 34th Regional Legal Aid Center of the Legal Aid Commission was inaugurated along with the opening of the New Courts Complex in Horana. Upgrading the dilapidated court buildings is essential to maintain the dignity of the courts but more importantly to facilitate poor litigants to have a conducive atmosphere where they can seek justice without fear or favour. [Read More...]