Three nominations for two Court of Appeal vacancies



Three names have been submitted to President Ranil Wickremesinghe to fill two vacancies in the Court of Appeal.

Chief Justice Jayantha Jayasuriya has nominated the two senior most High Court Judges, Gihan Kulatunga and Damith Thotawatta, to be considered. Attorney General Sanjaya Rajaratnam has nominated senior Deputy Solicitor General Mahen Gopallwa to be considered for the vacancy.

President Wickremesinghe is due to submit two of these names to the Constitutional Council for approval.

Meanwhile, a vacancy is due to come up in the Supreme Court with the retirement of Justice Buweneka Aluvihare.


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