Sri Lanka Court orders to extend government specialist doctors’ retirement age to 63


Sri Lanka’s Court of Appeal has ordered that the retirement age of specialist doctors in public service be extended to 63 years.

The two-judge bench of the Court of Appeal, comprising Justices Nissanka Bandula Karunaratne and Vikum Kaluarachchi, made this order this morning (December 15) following a writ petition filed by 176 consultant specialist doctors challenging the Cabinet of Ministers’ decision dated October 17, 2022.