|Chapter 1 - General|
The Liberal Party shall be a Sri Lankan political party dedicated to the preservation, promotion and development of Liberalism and to the maintenance of Sri Lanka as a liberal democracy.
The ideology of the Liberal Party shall be Liberalism as it is understood in political philosophy and as defined in the Liberal Manifesto of 1947, the Liberal Declaration of Oxford of 1967 and the Liberal Appeal of Rome of 1981 of the Liberal International. The Liberal Party is fully committed to individual liberty, parliamentary democracy, the market economy and the welfare state. It shall be dedicated to oppose all forms of totalitarianism, authoritarianism, racism and narrow nationalism, statism and collectivism.
The Liberal Party shall be committed to international solidarity with Liberals everywhere and to oppose the violation of human rights, racism, totalitarianism and authoritarianism in all parts of the world.