51037-001: Strengthening the Efficiency of the Justice Sector with Focus on Commercial Law, Investment, and Contract Enforcement | Asian Development Bank

Sri Lanka: Strengthening the Efficiency of the Justice Sector with Focus on Commercial Law, Investment, and Contract Enforcement

Sovereign (Public) Project | 51037-001 Status: Active

Project Details

Project Officer
Ngai, Kwai Pik (Jennifer) Office of the General Counsel Request for information
Country
  • Sri Lanka
Modality
  • Technical Assistance
Sector
  • Public sector management
 
Project Name Strengthening the Efficiency of the Justice Sector with Focus on Commercial Law, Investment, and Contract Enforcement
Project Number 51037-001
Country Sri Lanka
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 9335-SRI: Strengthening the Efficiency of the Justice Sector with Focus on Commercial Law, Investment, and Contract Enforcement
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 750,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Public sector management / Law and judiciary

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact Foreign investors' confidence increased, leading to improved foreign direct investment in Sri Lanka.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome The SAP is implemented as a road map for commercial and legal regulatory framework for the justice sector in Sri Lanka in relation to its role in commerce, business and investments.
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

SAP is prepared with clear demarcations and recommendations for different areas impacting or linked to sector's roles in commercial, business and investments aspects

One to two reform areas under the SAP are supported and implemented

Knowledge products of the supported areas are developed and disseminated to the public

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Nation-wide
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services To be determined at the TA processing stage.
Procurement To be determined at the TA processing stage.
Responsible ADB Officer Ngai, Kwai Pik (Jennifer)
Responsible ADB Department Office of the General Counsel
Responsible ADB Division Office of the General Counsel
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines
Timetable
Concept Clearance 06 Apr 2017
Fact Finding 29 Nov 2016 to 03 Dec 2016
MRM -
Approval 03 Jul 2017
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 20 Jul 2017

TA 9335-SRI

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
03 Jul 2017 02 Aug 2017 02 Aug 2017 31 Jul 2020 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
750,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 750,000.00 03 Jul 2017 0.00

Project Data Sheets (PDS) contain summary information on the project or program. Because the PDS is a work in progress, some information may not be included in its initial version but will be added as it becomes available. Information about proposed projects is tentative and indicative.

The Public Communications Policy (PCP) recognizes that transparency and accountability are essential to development effectiveness. It establishes the disclosure requirements for documents and information ADB produces or requires to be produced.

The Accountability Mechanism provides a forum where people adversely affected by ADB-assisted projects can voice and seek solutions to their problems and report alleged noncompliance of ADB's operational policies and procedures.

In preparing any country program or strategy, financing any project, or by making any designation of, or reference to, a particular territory or geographic area in this document, the Asian Development Bank does not intend to make any judgments as to the legal or other status of any territory or area.

Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards

Safeguard documents provided at the time of project/facility approval may also be found in the list of linked documents provided with the Report and Recommendation of the President.

None currently available.

Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

None currently available.

Related Publications

None currently available.


The Public Communications Policy (PCP) establishes the disclosure requirements for documents and information ADB produces or requires to be produced in its operations to facilitate stakeholder participation in ADB's decision-making. For more information, refer to the Safeguard Policy Statement, Operations Manual F1, and Operations Manual L3.

Requests for information may also be directed to the InfoUnit.

Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
Legal Specialist Individual - Consulting Active 09 Sep 2017 30 Sep 2017
Team Leader (Justice Sector Reform) Individual - Consulting Closed 08 Jul 2017 06 Aug 2017
Legal Project Management Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 08 Jul 2017 14 Jul 2017

Contracts Awarded

No contracts awarded for this project were found

Procurement Plan

None currently available.