Sri Lanka President has no option but to sack the top Judge – Presidential Spokesman
According to the Constitution of the country, Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa has only one option before him now to act on the resolution passed by the Parliament on Friday on the removal of the Chief Justice Dr Shirani Bandaranayake.
Presidential International spokesman said that the President has no option but to act based on the resolution passed by Parliament Friday night.
The parliament Friday night passed an impeachment motion resolution against the Chief Justice with two third majority. The motion to sack the top justice was based on the findings of the Parliamentary Select Committee PSC earlier appointed by the Speaker of Parliament to probe the charges against her. The resolution calling the President to remove the Chief Justice was passed with 155 votes in favour and 49 against it. Such a resolution needs only a simple majority, that is 113 votes of the 225 member legislature. But due to its more than 2/3 majority in Parliament the government received an overwhelming majority.
“There is no option left for President to select in this process but to act according to laid down procedures in the country’s supreme law the constitution” Mr Samaranayake told news.lk in a telephone interview.
When asked about the reported expert committee said to be appointed by the President he said there was no room for such a committee in the constitution. What the President meant by saying it was that he would seek expert advise on the legality of the matter.
“He has sought expert advise from eminent persons in the fields like legal, judiciary, mercantile, finance etc. They all have advised the President that the only option the President has is to act on the resolution that will see the removal of the CJ and appointing a new Cj within days. And there is no formal committee to be appointed by the President” Mr. Samaranayake said.
According to sources the next working day of the week will be the D-day on the Chief Justice of the Country.
Source: Government News Portal
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I can defeat the impeachment from 1 Manthra. That is below.
Oon Hrin Hrin, Kattu kattu,
Hanumantha va, Kadawara yaka va, Kandakumaraya va va, Kali Kali, Badra Kali, Dishti Dishti
Divineguma act Mattu,
Golden key vettu vettu,
CJ kamata thattu thattu,
two third power pissu pissu
Monawada Ottu ?
Military coup kittu kittu, oon hrin hrin
Oon Hrin Hrin, Dishti Dishti Aahi esswhahakh !
Best solution our Honrable President give her forgive and she will continue her work peacefully forward!
The curreent CJ has been proven to be guilty. By her stomping out of the OSC hearing in her pride, she lost her chance to defend herself like any alleged criminal. She was in fact in ‘contempt of court’ at the PSC hearing by her stomping out and her behaviour since. She should be re-called and fined heftily all the alleged illegal money she and her hubby made.
Dear Hon President,
please mete out swift justice on this corrupt woman by ridding us of her for sake of justice and honour of the judicial system in SL and the honour of the Office of CJ. Please appoint a new and honourable CJ who will uphold the honour of the Office of CJ and clean the judiciary of corrupt jarava kana kaputas.
May God Bless you always and grant you long life and protect you from your enemies!
May your rule over SL for many more years to come to continue to develop SL on fast track!
To hell with traitors JVP, TNA, diaspora Tamils, the NGOs and INGOS!
Socialist Democratic Republic Kingdom of Sri Lanka –
we all blaming other nations for their Low and orders. When Rizana Nafeek case Sri Lanka and other nations requested to Saudi Govt to forgive, unfortunately Rizana case to forgive only by the parents of Infant not by the Saudi Govt. Sri Lanka Chief Justice case Sri Lanka people and other nations asking Sri Lanka govt to forgive Chief Justice but the Govt not ready to any thing even even public demand.
KINGDOM OF SRI LANKA
You must go home first. You are the one who hide donations of Tsunami. Do you remember you hide that “Helping Hambantota Funds” in a secret account under the address of your relative. So first of all you have to resign. Don’t try to be Mr.Clean by yourself.
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
In our nation currently not a single honest political person, all are selfish, just thinking about self “ME” / that is the reason we are facing huge challenges. After 1977 election very few honest leaders were around but now not a single. We just behind Pakistan leadership of currept govt & Opposition. WE NEED A STRONG NEW THIRD PARTY WHITH OPEN VISION WITHOUT FAMILY DYNASTY (PAKISTAN IMRAN KHAN SOUND GOOD POLITICAL LEADER AT THIS MOMENT)