Non-registration of SAITM medico: Court summons SLMC

2018-10-11 12:16:11

The Court of Appeal today issued summons on the members of the Sri Lanka Medical Council (SLMC) for Contempt of Court over non registration of medical graduate of the SAITM.

President's Counsel Romesh de Silva PC with Counsel Sugath Caldera Shanaka Cooray and Counsel Niran Ankatel appeared on behalf of the petitioner, Dhilmi Kasunda Suriyaarachchi. (Shehan Chamika Silva, Farook Thajudeen)


  Comments - 18

  • Doug Thursday, 11 October 2018 12:46

    Contempt of court is a serious charge, this is the opportunity to put those vultures that call themselves doctors behind bars.

    Reply : 11       86

    Dhammika Thursday, 11 October 2018 13:33

    NOT behind liquior BARS please .

    Reply : 5       45

    willowsd Thursday, 11 October 2018 13:09

    How about GMOA aren't they too contempt of court?

    Reply : 8       59

    Tom jones Thursday, 11 October 2018 13:25

    Send Carlo Fonseka and Padeniya ( Pavadeniya) to spend the rest of their life in Jail.

    Reply : 12       61

    DD Thursday, 11 October 2018 15:55

    Why Carlo Fonnseka? Don't you know he is no more at SLMC?

    Reply : 13       8

    Reader Friday, 12 October 2018 10:17

    @DD, don't you know that it was during his time that this verdict was blatantly disregarded?

    Reply : 0       8

    Pramuthu Thursday, 11 October 2018 15:34

    SLMC the lack of human demigod should be meted out punishment - give suspended sentence to all and debar from practicing - making them their own life in hell

    Reply : 1       24

    Ram Thursday, 11 October 2018 16:15

    Even at this late stage if the Doctors act as men of integrity they might escape. If not they must be given the lesson of their life

    Reply : 2       28

    White Thursday, 11 October 2018 16:32

    Court cant force SLMC to give registration for SAITM.If court can decide who will get registration for any country not only sri lanka why we need regularly body called SLMC.This is a bullshit decision by court . This is unethical overuse of court power.

    Reply : 44       16

    Chatura Thursday, 11 October 2018 17:54

    The Constitution of Sri Lanka gives the Supreme Court the full power to make the decision. The judiciary is the pillar of democrary that is empowered to interpret the law (the other two been the "legislature" which is empowered to make the law and the "executive" which is empowered to administer the law)

    Reply : 1       35

    joshua Thursday, 11 October 2018 18:04

    do not talk nonsense

    Reply : 6       21

    Lunu Dehi Thursday, 11 October 2018 16:42

    Carlo Fonseka is the most immoral character to grace the Medical Teaching profession. This old shady codger set back Medical Education of the younger generation by 50 years. His son in the meantime is enjoying life in the "Capitalist West UK" that Carlo always harangues about.

    Reply : 2       30

    Sofia Thursday, 11 October 2018 20:03

    Similarly Wignes and Vasu rail against each community but are enjoying relationship happily.

    Reply : 1       13

    Ayotallah Thursday, 11 October 2018 18:28

    The matter that has to be sorted out is whether the Supreme Court decision is applicable only for this petitioner or it is a decision on principle that ALL SAITM graduates is eligible for registration by SLMC after graduation. The answer is equally important

    Reply : 2       16

    UniDon Thursday, 11 October 2018 19:09

    Please SLMC, let's give a chance to students with 3S passes to become 'doctors'

    Reply : 17       15

    ET Thursday, 11 October 2018 22:37

    Many 3S passes medical students are in government medical colleges too.

    Reply : 5       24

    Samson Thursday, 11 October 2018 21:21

    All those so called doctors responsible for the calamity and made contempt of court must go behind bars with RI.

    Reply : 2       21

    Roy Friday, 12 October 2018 16:33

    Carlo had his sabbatical leave in capitalist USA. Hypocrit.

    Reply : 0       3

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