The 17th Amendment to the Constitution is passed, to make provisions for the Constitutional Council and Independent Commissions.
Extract from the Seventeenth Amendment to the Constitution on the appointment of the Constitutional Council
Constitution of the Constitutional Council.
41A. There shall be a Constitutional Council (in this Chapter referred to as the “Council”) which shall consist of the following members:
(a) the Prime Minister;
(b) the Speaker;
(c) the Leader of the Opposition In Parliament;
(d) one person appointed by the President;
(e) five persons appointed by the President, on the nomination of both the Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition;