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Topics: Law, Human rights, Liberalism Pages: 5 (1458 words) Published: March 23, 2014
Do you agree that the article 15th of the constitution is necessary in order to reach fast development?

In Sri Lanka the base rule of Sri Lanka is the 1978 The Constitution of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka . This has the full administrative power to rule all the citizens who are coming under this constitution. This constitution has many articles and amendments in our constitution. According to that the 15th article is talking about THE SECURITY OF FUNDAMERMENTAL RIGHTS of Sri Lanka. Each country of the world they have this fundamental rights to make their citizens happy and to tell their opinions.

In our country we too have the same FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS SECURITY in the ARTICLE 15. This has many sub sections. These all say what are the rights the citizen have or doesn’t have. This helps to a citizen and make the solution for a problem to take correct and non-effected solutions. The article 15 of our constitution is -

15. (1) The exercise and operation of the fundamental rights declared and recognized by Articles 13(5) and 13(6) shall be subject only to such restrictions as may be prescribed by law in the interests of national security. For the purposes of this paragraph "law" includes regulations made under the law for the time being relating to public security.

2) The exercise and operation of the fundamental right declared and recognized by Article 14(1)(a) shall be subject to such restrictions as may be prescribed by law in the interests of racial and religious harmony or in relation to arliamentary privilege, contempt of court, defamation or incitement to an offence.

(3) The exercise and operation of the fundamental right declared and recognized by Article 14(1)(b) shall be subject to such restrictions as may be prescribed by law in the interests of racial and religious harmony.

(4) The exercise and operation of the fundamental right declared and recognized by Article 14(1)(c) shall be subject to such restrictions as may be prescribed by law in the interests of racial and religious harmony or national economy.

(5) The exercise and operation of the fundamental right declared and recognized by Article 14(1)(g) shall be subject to such restrictions as may be prescribed by law in the interests of national economy or in relation to –

(a) The professional, technical, academic, financial and other qualifications necessary for practising any profession or carrying on any occupation, trade, business or enterprise and the licensing and disciplinary control of the person entitled to such fundamental right ; and

(b) The carrying on by the State, a State agency or a public corporation of any trade, business, industry, service or enterprise whether to the exclusion, complete or partial, of citizens or otherwise.

(6) The exercise and operation of the fundamental right declared and recognized by Article 14(1)(h) shall be subject to such restrictions as may be prescribed by law in the interests of national economy.

(7) The exercise and operation of all the fundamental rights declared and recognized by Articles 12, 13(1), 13(2) and 14 shall be subject to such restrictions as may be prescribed by law in the interests of national security, public order and the protection of public health or morality, or for the purpose of securing due recognition and respect for the rights and freedoms of others, or of meeting the just requirements of the general welfare of a democratic society. For the purposes of this paragraph "law" includes regulations made under the law for the time being relating to public security.

(8) The exercise and operation of the fundamental rights declared and recognized by Articles 12(1), 13 and 14 shall, in their application to the members of the Armed Forces, Police Force and other Forces charged with the maintenance of public order, be subject to such restrictions as may be prescribed by law in the interests of the proper discharge of their duties and the...
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