Hirunews Logo
New+Chief+Justice+Mohan+Peiris+Assumes+Duties
Tuesday, 15 January 2013 - 19:14
New Chief Justice Mohan Peiris Assumes Duties
20

Shares
2,470

Views

Newly appointed Chief Justice Mohan Peiris states that laws need to be formulated to suit the present and not the past.

He made this statement while meeting with a group of lawyers after assuming his duties as the chief justice.

Speaking further the chief justice stated that the legal system should be moulded to be able to face challenges.

Former Attorney General Mohan Peiris was sworn in as the new Chief Justice today at 12.37pm before President Mahinda Rajapakse at temples trees and presidential secretary Lalith Weerathunga was also present during the swearing in.

Following the swearing in ceremony the new chief justice assumed his duties at his official chambers in the Hultsdorf court complex.

President Rajapakse proposed the name of former AG Mohan Peiris for the post of Chief Justice to the parliamentary council.

After convening today the council approved of the proposal and informed the president and subsequently former AG Mohan Peiris was sworn in as the chief justice.

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
Top 25 beaches in the world
Saturday, 25 February 2017 - 12:02
TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice awards reveals top 25 beaches in the world. Baia do Sancho on the Brazilian archipelago Fernando de Noronha takes the top... Read More
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
247 Views
4,431 Views
2,714 Views
4,491 Views
3,406 Views
48,636 Views
Top