Some categories used for CEB’s allowances “ridiculous” - COPE
The Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) has decided to meet separately to hold a special meeting in near future to look into the power generation, procurement, distribution and projects of the Ceylon Electricity Board.
The COPE chairman pointed out that the committee could hold a special meeting to look into this matter. Accordingly, the members present also agreed and it was decided to convene a special COPE meeting to look into this matter.
Further, the decision taken by the Cabinet in December 2007 to revise the salaries and when the collective agreement was reached in May 2015, it was decided to shift the liability for PAYE and Advanced Personal Income Tax (APIT) to the employees but from 2010 onwards.