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70 Judicial Officers, 18 PLTS transferred

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Seventy Judicial Officers and 18 Presidents of Labour Tribunals (PLTS) had been transferred with effect from January 1, 2019 on annual transfers, the Secretary of the Judicial Service Commission H. Sanjeewa Somaratne said.

He said that appeals should reach the Judicial Services Commission Secretariat on or before December 7 this year.

District and Additional District Judges, Magistrates and Additional Magistrates and a Supernumerary Additional Magistrates were among the Judicial Officers who have been transferred to several parts of the country.

  Comments - 3

  • ConcernedCitizen Tuesday, 27 November 2018 01:31 PM

    Haven't heard such a huge number of transfers previously.

    RP Tuesday, 27 November 2018 03:50 PM

    This mass transfer could be to get some of the Judicial Officers hearing political cases transferred out and get favorable judges to such stations

    Ahamed Tuesday, 27 November 2018 04:02 PM

    Few of them are very relevant to the up coming court cases on member of current informal Government.


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