Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 13 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Supreme Court to deliver interpretations on the PSC to Appellate Court
Fri, Dec 14, 2012, 09:08 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Dec 14, Colombo: Supreme Court of Sri Lanka today announced that the decisions regarding the petitions forwarded to the apex court seeking constitutional interpretation of the Parliamentary Select Committee for the impeachment of the Chief Justice would be delivered to the Appellate Court soon.

Seven petitions forwarded by the Court of Appeal were taken up for examination today. The Attorney General who is one of the respondents completed his submissions today. The Counsels appearing for the petitioners also made submissions.

Attorney General Palitha Fernando yesterday argued that the petitions seeking a constitutional interpretation on the PSC were flawed.

The tri-member bench, presided by Justice Nimal Gamini Amaratunga and comprising Justice K Sri Pavan and Justice Priyasath Dep heard the petitions.

The Court of Appeal referred the petitions seeking to restrain the PSC to the Supreme Court for constitutional interpretations.

The Attorney General yesterday said the lower court should have sought his advice before referring the petitions to the Supreme Court.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Former ruling party of Sri Lanka seeks simultaneous implementation of laws curbing executive powers and electoral reforms
-- [27 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka's Marxist party hands over load of files on corruption to Anti-Corruption Secretariat
-- [32 minutes ago]
Pakistan naval ship arrives at Sri Lanka port on a goodwill mission
-- [44 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka, India to revive talks on fishermen issue
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lanka assures international media delegation that Freedom of Information bill would be passed before election
-- [6 hours ago]
Attorney General requests for more time to decide on former Sri Lankan Army Commander's case
-- [7 hours ago]
Sri Lanka's United National Party says general elections will be held as scheduled
-- [7 hours ago]
Former Sri Lankan President's son Yoshitha Rajapaksa questioned over a light aircraft
-- [9 hours ago]
Sri Lanka monk party leader disappointed over the government's failure to honor pledges
-- [9 hours ago]
Sri Lankan PM consults Justice Minister about Avant Garde Chairman's passport

Copyright © 2000, 2012 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.