CC approves President’s nominee for CJ

CC approves President’s nominee for CJ

12 October 2018 11:47 am

The Constitutional Council (CC) has approved the President’s nominee for the post of Chief Justice.

The CC met today (12) and was chaired by Speaker Karu Jayasuriya. This was the first appointment of new CC members.

The post of Chief Justice became vacant with the retirement of former Chief Justice Priyasad Dep. The President has reportedly nominated Supreme Court Judge Nalin Perera for the post.