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* Sri Lankan courts to come to a standstill today - report
Mon, Dec 3, 2012, 10:09 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Dec 03, Colombo: The district and magistrate's courts in Sri Lanka are to come to a standstill today since the judges in the island's courts have been summoned to the capital Colombo for a meeting, stare-run television ITN said.

The Judicial Services Commission (JSC) has reportedly summoned District Court and Magistrate Court judges island wide to Colombo for a meeting today.

The High Court Judges Association and the Judicial Services Association have however, had told ITN that their associations have not summoned any judge to Colombo today.

The Justice Ministry has meanwhile issued a statement saying the meeting in Colombo would result in court proceedings coming to standstill today.

The Ministry has stated that the meeting and its repercussions on the people have been brought to the notice of Justice Minister Rauf Hakeem.

Hakeem has said the move would cause great inconveniences to the people, especially litigants and witnesses and contribute to the law's delays.

Hakeem has also added that such a situation could result in the erosion of public confidence in the administration of justice.



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