Holding of PC elections SC concludes hearing on reference application of Prez

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  • The Supreme Court is to officially inform its decision to President Sirisena soon

 

The Supreme Court yesterday concluded its hearing on the reference application forwarded by President Maithripala Sirisena, seeking the opinion of the Court on holding the Provincial Council election under the law that was in force prior to the enactment of the Provincial Council Elections (Amendment) Act No. 17 of 2017.   

The application was taken up before a five-judge-bench comprising Chief Justice Jayantha Jayasuriya, Justices Buwaneka Aluwihare, Sisira de Abrew, Prasanna Jayawardena and Vijith Malalgoda yesterday morning.  


The Chief Justice informed the court yesterday that there were 13 written submissions that have been handed over by several parties with regard to the President’s application.  
The Supreme Court is to officially inform its decision to President Sirisena soon. 

 

There were 13 written submissions that have been handed over by several parties with regard to the President’s application

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