AG+objects+to+fmr.+CJ%27s+FR+petition%2C+to+be+taken+up+again+on+Oct.+19
Monday, 09 October 2017 - 14:16
AG objects to fmr. CJ's FR petition, to be taken up again on Oct. 19
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Supreme Court today (09) postponed the hearing of the FR petition filed by former Chief Justice, Sarath N. Silva against the recently passed Provincial Council Elections Amendment Bill.

The Supreme Court has taken this decision after Attorney General has raised objections to it.

The objections were raised when the FR petition was taken up before a 3-member bench today.

The Speaker, Attorney General and Chairman of Election Commission have been cited as respondents in the FR petition.

Later, the 3-member bench headed by Chief Justice decided to take up the petition again for hearing on 19th of this month.

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