Full Supreme Court decision against Parliament dissolution published

Dec 14, 2018 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s Supreme Court in a historic judgment on Thursday ruled that the President’s decision to dissolve Parliament was unconstitutional and declared the dissolution null and void.

Delivering a unanimous judgment, head of the seven-member bench Chief Justice Nalin Perera said the President’s decision to dissolve Parliament has violated 12 (1) fundamental right of the petitioners.

The full Supreme Court decision is reproduced below:

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PETITIONERS

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