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::

* Sri Lanka Supreme Court judge calls off all cases scheduled for today
Mon, Dec 17, 2012, 09:54 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Dec 17, Colombo: A presiding judge of a court room in Sri Lanka's apex court today postponed all the cases that were to here for the day and walked away.

Justice Shiranee Tilakawardane today postponed 30 cases that were scheduled for trial in Court No. 502 saying that she had to postpone all the cases since there was no properly constituted bench.

She postponed all the cases and assigned new dates before leaving the court. It is not clear why the other two judges, Justices Chandra Ekanayake and S.I. Imam, were not present.

The Court Room 502 was to convene today at 10 a.m. and there were 26 cases most of which are Fundamental Rights cases scheduled to be heard.

Under the Constitution, the cases are to be heard at all times by a bench of at least three judges.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Vietnamese parliamentary delegation visits Sri Lanka parliament
-- [5 hours ago]
Sri Lanka condoles with Japanese people on landslide tragedy
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lanka's Colombo Stock Exchange Main Index (ASPI) crosses 7000 mark after 3 years
-- [7 hours ago]
Sri Lankan bowler Sachithra Senanayake returns from Perth after undergoing remedial work
-- [7 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Tamil party delegation visits India to seek solutions to national issue
-- [8 hours ago]
Sri Lanka main opposition party to reinstate two expelled members in electoral organizer positions
-- [9 hours ago]
Two more Deputy Ministers take oaths before President in Si Lanka
British authorities arrest three Sri Lankans for visa application fraud
Justice Ministry of Sri Lanka partners with UNICEF to develop an electronic database to speed up justice for children
Sri Lanka's trade deficit narrows 35.3 percent in June 2014

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.