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* Supreme Court rejects Northern Province Chief Minister's petition
Thu, Nov 8, 2018, 08:48 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Nov 08, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Supreme Court today without consideration rejected a petition filed by the former chief Minister of Northern Province CV Wigneswaran.

Former Northern Province Chief Minister has requested the apex court to suspend the interim order issued by the Court of Appeal not to interfere with the official duties of former provincial Minister of Fisheries P. Deniswaran.

Three-judge bench comprising justices Priyantha Jayawardena, Vijith Malalgoda and Murdu Fernando rejected the petition without further consideration.

Deniswaran, who served as the Northern Province Fisheries, Transport, Trade and Rural Development Minister until last year, has filed a petition in the Appeals Court against his removal by the Chief Minister from his ministerial portfolio.

The Appeals Court had issued an interim order against the gazette notification to remove him from his.

The Appeals Court has issued a stay order halting the Chief Minister's decision to remove, Deniswaran from his ministerial portfolio.

The former Chief Minister, claiming the stay order issued by the Court of Appeal is in violation of law, appealed to the Supreme Court requesting to annul the stay order.

The Supreme Court, which conducted a lengthy examination on the appeal, has decided that there was no reasonable legal basis for the hearing.


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