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* Sri Lanka parliament to appoint committee to probe CJ's impeachment motion
Tue, Nov 6, 2012, 11:06 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Nov 06, Colombo: Sri Lanka parliamentary sources say that a parliamentary select committee will soon be appointed to probe the impeachment motion against the Chief Justice Dr. Shirani Bandaranaike.

Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa has informed the ruling party and the opposition to appoint the members for the 11-member parliamentary select committee.

The government can nominate seven members while the opposition can nominate four members to the committee. The allocation is in line with the distribution of seats in the parliament among parties.

The government and the opposition are to nominate their representatives to the parliamentary select committee by November 07. The Speaker is to announce the name of the Chairman of the committee after that.

The impeachment motion read in the parliament today Charges the Chief Justice with 14 counts of serious nature including improper transactions while holding office, unlawful accumulation of wealth and violation of Constitution.



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