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Post of CJ: Prez nominates SC Judge Nalin Perera

12 October 2018 07:38 am - 9     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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President Maithripala Sirisena has nominated Supreme Court Judge Nalin Perera to the post of Chief Justice which will fall vacant today with the retirement of the present incumbent, it is learnt.

The President has referred his nominee to be considered by the Constitutional Council (CC). It will be the first appointment to be considered by the CC under its new members. It will meet at noon today under the chairmanship of Speaker Karu Jayasuriya to finalise the appointment. (Kelum Bandara)

  Comments - 9

  • ANTON Friday, 12 October 2018 08:15 AM

    WE ALL ASKED FOR TROUBLE WHEN YOU HAD BEEN NOMINATED AS PREZ.

    Yahiya Friday, 12 October 2018 10:28 AM

    If EVa appointed will people hope about judiciary?

    RP Friday, 12 October 2018 10:45 AM

    Deviating from seniority. It will be frustrating for those who are senior to him.

    Curuso Friday, 12 October 2018 01:23 PM

    No point another CJ after 3months. Those seniors are retiring very soon.

    Dhammika Friday, 12 October 2018 11:05 AM

    CONGRADULATIONS , Hon Sir .

    D.E.M. Ocracy Friday, 12 October 2018 11:25 AM

    Eva..... No way..... She gives verdictcs according to the Rajapakse Whims and Fancies.... She would be nothing but a CHEAP JUSTICE

    ROHAN Friday, 12 October 2018 01:57 PM

    VERY GOOD CHOICE.AS D.E.M SAID IT WILL BE A DISASTROUS IF THEY GO FOR EVA AS SENIORITY.SHE IS PRO RAJAPAKSE PAWN.

    Dhammika Friday, 12 October 2018 02:21 PM

    VERY TRUE - See how ASP acts verse than a PC in Qatar being a RAJAPAKSA boot licker.

    chandra Saturday, 13 October 2018 11:53 PM

    Sorry Gota,


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