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Impeachment motion against Chief Justice handed over to Speaker.
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The impeachment motion against the Chief Justice was handed over to the Speaker by MPs Arundika Fernando, Lasantha Alagiyawanna and Shantha Bandara with the signatures of 117 MPs a short while ago.

Political sources revealed yesterday that members of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party have decided to bring forth an impeachment motion against Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake.

According to Section 107 of the Constitution, before an impeachment motion is presented to the speaker, at least a third of the members in the parliament must sign the motion, a third being 75 MPs.

Deputy Speaker Chandima Weerakoddy elaborating further on the matter had this to say……

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