SLC belongs to the people of country — Keerthinanda cricket View(s): View(s):While it is obvious to those acquainted with the Sports Law that Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) or, for that matter, any registered national sports body, is bound by the legislation, the thinking in some quarters is contradictory. It belongs to the membership,” he countered, responding to allegations that SLC misuses public funds for their personal benefits. “So the notion that Sri Lanka Cricket or any other registered sports body is a private entity is misleading,” said Panduka Keerthinanda, attorney-at-law. “Sri Lanka Cricket is registered since 1974 and no one can say it’s a private entity. Keerthinanda was instrumental drafting both doping and anti-corruption act–the first South Asian country introduce tough anti-corruption laws to tackle sports related corruptions.
Source: Sunday Times September 03, 2023 06:16 UTC