Senior Attorney at Law Prathiba Mahanamahewa states that although the members of the opposition walked out of the Parliamentary Select Committee the speaker has two alternatives.
He made this statement during a discussion regarding the appointing of an acting chief justice at a moment when an impeachment has been brought against the chief justice.
However, Attorney at Law C. J. Weliamuna stated that there are provisions in the constitution to appoint an acting chief justice.
He made this statement while speaking to the press in front of the Hultsdorf court complex.
However, speaking to our news team former chief justice Sarath Nanda Silva stated that there are provisions in the constitution for the president to appoint an acting chief justice.
However, the opposition members taking part in the PSC have currently walked out of the PSC.
Our news team inquired from Senior Attorneys at Law S. L. Gunasekara and Prathiba Mahanamahewa as to the fate of the PSC at this time, and they made the following statements.