Former Minister of Health Rajitha Senaratne said that from now on President Maithreepala Sirisena would have to act in accordance with the Parliamentary regulation.
Former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has tweeted about the Supreme Court’s verdict on the dissolution of Parliament.
The Supreme Court delivered its verdict on the petitions filed against the dissolution of Parliament a short while ago, stating that the President’s decision to dissolve the Parliament is illegal. The verdict was delivered by the seven-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Nalin Perera.
It is reported that the Russian officials have threatened Google that the access in Russia will be blocked unless is advanced by a laws that bans certain websites.
Supreme Court’s verdict on the petitions filed against the gazette notice issued by the President to dissolve the Parliament, will be delivered at 4 pm today (13). Lawyers of all parties have been summoned to appear before the Supreme Court at 2 pm, and lawyers of the two main the parties will be present at the court.
A motion has been submitted to the Supreme Court today (13) to appoint a five-member bench of judges in examining the appeal filed by Mr. Mahinda Rajapakshe against the interim order issued by the Court of Appeal suspending the duties of the Prime Minister and the Cabinet.