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This page looks at some of the commonly asked questions relating to the Constitution and the ongoing reform process

What is a Constitution?

The Constitution is the basic, fundamental law of a state which sets out how that state will be organized and the powers and authorities of government between different political units and citizens. 


This video explains in simple terms why a Constitution is important

Where can I find the Constitutions of other countries?
What has happened so far in the ongoing Constitutional reform process in Sri Lanka?
How did the PRC seek public views?
What happened following the public consultation process?
What does the Steering Committee do?
What is the Interim Report?
When was the Interim Report debated?
What does the Interim Report contain?
Does this mean that the provisions in the Interim Report (such as those above) will definitely be included in a proposed new Constitution?
Where can I find documents relating to the Constitutional Reform process?
What is the Public Outreach program?
Where can I get updates on what is happening in the reform process?