22 March 2020 – Armed forces called up to maintain public order in Sri Lanka

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Military, Police and Interior Affairs
Intervention Categories: Legal and policy; Enforcement actions
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: President Gotabaya Rajapaksa

Overview: From March 22, 2020 all the members of the Armed Forces will be utilized for the maintenance of public order in specified areas of the country.
Full details here: http://documents.gov.lk/files/egz/2020/3/2168-01_E.pdf

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – other
Evidence/Justification: The necessity to maintain the curfew in a situation where the Parliament is dissolved