The Legal Aid Commission (LAC) in co-ordination with Ministries of Justice and Judicial Reform and Public Administration and Home Affair will conduct a seminar on Tsunami Legal Awareness for Divisional Secretaries, Additional District Secretaries and District Secretaries totalling 188, dealing with different legal aspects relating to rehabilitation of tsunami affected persons.
This programme is a sequel to the Provincial Grama Niladhari Programmes conducted by the LAC in Kalutara, Galle, Hambantota and Ampara Districts. For the scheduled conference, district officials from the North-East, Southern and Western Provinces have been invited.
Prime Minister, Mahinda Rajapakse and the Minister of Public Administration, Amarasiri Dodangoda have been invited to inaugurate the Conference. Chairman, Legal Aid Commission, S.S.Wijeratne, LAC Commissioner, Rohan Sahabandu, Senior Assistant Secretary, Ministry of Justice, Ms. Kamalini de Silva and other Legal experts will speak on international principles on internally displaced persons, Tsunami Special Provisions Law, Special Mediation of Tsunami Disputes and other legal aspects relating property disputes.
The Programme is supported by Asia Foundation.