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Wednesday, 04 July 2018 - 13:29
New committee to hold SLC elections
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The Secretary to the Ministry of Sports has informed the Attorney General that steps will be taken to hold the election of Sri Lanka Cricket after appointing a new elections committee.
 
The Senior Deputy Solicitor General Sumathi Dharmawardena informed this at the Court of Appeal today (Jul 04).
 
These details emerged when a petition filed by Nishantha Ranatunga was taken up at the Court of Appeal.
 
In his petition, Ranatunga says that MP Thilanga Sumathipala has not fulfilled the requirements in line with the Sports Act to contest the SLC elections.
 
He added that the previous administration had not fulfilled the required conditions when appointing the elections committee.
 
The petition was taken up before the President of Court of Appeal, Preethi Padman Surasena, and Arjuna Obeysekera.
 
The Court of Appeal informed the respondents to make submissions on 3rd of September.
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