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* Sri Lanka High Court judges to remain silent about impeachment motion against Chief Justice
Tue, Nov 6, 2012, 07:40 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Nov 06, Colombo: High Court judges in Sri Lanka have decided to remain silent over the impeachment motion against the Chief Justice.

The Association of High Court Judges has decided not to make any statement or take any action over the impeachment motion against Chief Justice Dr. Shirani Bandaranayake that has been handed over to parliament by governing party members.

The decision was taken at a special meeting of the executive committee of the Association of High Court Judges.

Meanwhile, the Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) has sought a meeting with Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa to discuss the impeachment motion.

However, the impeachment motion has now been listed in the parliament Order Paper and will be taken up in the House.

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