17 March 2020 – 17-19 March also declared public holidays to support the quarantine process

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Minister of Public Administration, Home Affairs and Provincial Councils & Local Government
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Minister of Public Administration, Home Affairs and Provincial Councils & Local Government

Overview: ORDER UNDER SECTION 10 (1) (a) of the Holidays Act, No. 29 of 1971
No. 2167/7: Declares 17th, 18th and 19th, of March, 2020 as special Public Holidays to support quarantine process on Corona virus. This Holiday will be extending if necessary.
Full details here: http://documents.gov.lk/files/egz/2020/3/2167-07_E.pdf

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: To support quarantine process on Corona virus