Supreme Court decision on Parliament dissolution at 4.00pm

Dec 13, 2018 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s Supreme Court will deliver its decision on the dissolution of parliament by President Maithripala Sirisena at 4.00 pm Thursday.

A three-judge bench headed by the Chief Justice, Nalin Perera granted interim relief by issuing a stay order on the dissolution of parliament ordered by President Maithripala Sirisena on November 9.

Later the Chief Justice revamped bench and it now comprises the Chief Justice, Buwaneka Aluwihare, Sisira J de Abrew, Priyantha Jayawardena, Prasanna S. Jayawardena, Vijith Kumara Malalgoda, and Murdu Fernando for hear petitions filed against the dissolution of Parliament.

Leave to proceed was granted for all the Fundamental Rights petitions heard and the case has been fixed for argument on the first week of December 2018