The online safety bill will again be submitted to parliament on 23 January, said government sources.
President Ranil Wickremesinghe has instructed his parliamentary affairs advisor Ashu Marasinghe to coordinate with the public security ministry in that regard.
The Supreme Court, after considering 52 petitions against the bill, ruled that 33 of its clauses should be amended.
Also, 21 of the clauses should be passed with a special majority by parliament, according to the verdict.
If amended, they could be passed with a simple majority, or else a two-thirds majority is needed.
The bill was drafted in 2020 by ministers Ali Sabri and Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe.
Minister Tiran Alles has claimed the cabinet had hastily given him the bill to be presented to parliament without explaining matters.
Later, he agreed with civil society and media organizations, including Asia Internet Coalition, to make appropriate changes within three months.