Thursday, 30 August 2018 - 19:59
SLC given until February 2019 to hold elections


Sri Lanka Cricket has agreed the International Cricket Council that the elections to elect SLC office bearers will be conducted on or before 9th of February 2019.
A delegation comprised of Minister of Sports Faiszer Musthapa, Competent Authority of Sri Lanka Cricket Kamal Pathmasiri, Senior Deputy Solicitor General of the Attorney General Department Sumathi Dharmawardena and the CEO of Sri Lanka Cricket Ashley De Silva.
They had a discussion with the ICC Chairman Shashank Manohar and its CEO David Richardson, yesterday.
The SLC said that the following was agreed upon between the two parties.
1. To amend regulations to appoint an election committee by the general body of the SLC consisting of retired two judicial officials of High Court and above and a retired senior member of the Election
Commission of Sri Lanka or any retired public official with experience in conducting elections. The proposed election committee shall have the authority to vet the voters' list and to finalize the same in order to conduct the election process and to announce results.
2. On the appointment of the election committee as stated above nominations shall be called within a period; not less than one month from the said date of appointment of the election committee.
3. (a) Any party dissatisfied with any  decision of the election committee shall appeal within a period of one week to the appellate body consisting of three retired judges of the Supreme Court of Sri
     (b). Any appeal to be finalized within one week of submission to the said appellate body.
4. To appoint a Management committee which will consist of four independent members with the Competent Authority appointed by the Hon Minister to manage the affairs of SLC until the elections are conducted.
5. SLC will make necessary arrangements to conduct elections to elect office Bearers to SLC on or before 9th February 2019.

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