New Appeal Court Judges nominated - 10 High Court Judges included

New Appeal Court Judges nominated - 10 High Court Judges included

22 November 2020 05:10 pm

For the first time in recent history, the Court of Appeal in Sri Lanka has been amended with nominating 10 High Court Judges in Bench. Among them is High Court Judge Menaka Wijesundara. 

A letter by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa addressed to the Speaker of Parliament request the Parliament Committee to send its thoughts and observations. The appointments may proceed thereafter. 

 

Below is the list of Judges appoointed:

High Court Judges

Menaka Wijesundara 
D.N. Samarakoon
M. Prasantha De Silva
M.T.M. Lafar
C. Pradeep Keethisinghe
Sampath B. Abeykoon
M.S.K.B. Wijeratne
R. Gurusinghe
G.A.D. Ganepola
K.K.A.V. Swarnadhipathi


Attorney General's Deparment

Mayadunne Cooray 
Prabhakaran Kumaratnam 


From Private Bar 

W.M.N.P. Iddawala
Sampath Mendis