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Judgments Delivered in 2017
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26/01/17
S.C. C.H.C. Appeal No.05/2012
THE FINANCE COMPANY PLC No.97, Hyde Park Corner, Colombo 02 (formerly, The Finance Company Ltd of No.69, Ceylinco Tower 3rd floor Janadhipathi Mawatha, Colombo 01.) PLAINTIFF VS. 1. JAYAKODY ARACHCHIGE DON THUSHARA, No.199/A, Palan Oruwa, Gonapola. 2. HALLINNA LOKUGE JAYATH LAKSUMANA PERERA, No.261/10, Waragoda Road, Kelaniya. 3. ATULUWAGE NIROSH CHAMIKA JAYARATNE Wagawathugoda, Maha Uduwa, Kuda Uduwa, Horana. DEFENDANTS AND NOW BETWEEN THE FINANCE COMPANY PLC No.97, Hyde Park Corner, Colombo 02 (formerly, The Finance Company Ltd of No.69,Ceylinco Tower 3rd floor, Janadhipathi Mawatha, Colombo 01.) PLAINTIFF-APPELLANT VS. 1. JAYAKODY ARACHCHIGE DON THUSHARA, No.199/A, Palan Oruwa, Gonapola. 2. HALLINNA LOKUGE JAYATH LAKSUMANA PERERA, No.261/10, Waragoda Road, Kelaniya. 3. ATULUWAGE NIROSH CHAMIKA JAYARATNE Wagawathugoda, Maha Uduwa, Kuda Uduwa, Horana. DEFENDANTS- RESPONDENTS
 
25/01/17
Sc Appeal 27_2014
Loku Yaddehige Ruwan Kulunuguna, Of No. 244/1, Jaya Mawatha, Makola. Plaintiff Vs. Scanwell Customs Brokers (Pvt.) Ltd., Of No. 3/2, No. 15, Galle Face Terrace, Colombo 03. Defendant2 IN THE HIGH COURT Scanwell Customs Brokers (Pvt.) Ltd., Of No. 3/2, No. 15, Galle Face Terrace, Colombo 03. Defendant-Appellant Vs. Loku Yaddehige Ruwan Kulunuguna, Of No. 244/1, Jaya Mawatha, Makola. Plaintiff-Respondent AND NOW BETWEEN IN THE SUPREME COURT Loku Yaddehige Ruwan Kulunuguna, Of No. 244/1, Jaya Mawatha, Makola. Plaintiff-Respondent-Petitioner Vs. Scanwell Customs Brokers (Pvt.) Ltd., Of No. 3/2, No. 15, Galle Face Terrace, Colombo 03.3 But presently at: Scanwell Customs Brokers Pvt. Ltd., No. 67/1, Hudson Road, Colombo 03. Defendant-Appellant-Respondent ---- Loku Yaddehige RuwanKulunuguna, Of No. 244/1, Jaya Mawatha, Makola. Plaintiff-Respondent-Appellant Vs. Scanwell Customs Brokers (Pvt.) Ltd., Of No. 3/2, No. 15, Galle Face Terrace, Colombo 03. Defendant-Appellant-Respondent
 
25/01/17
Sc Appeal 27_2014
Loku Yaddehige Ruwan Kulunuguna No.244/1, Jaya Mawatha, Makola Plaintiff-Respondent-Appellant Vs Scanwell Customs Brokers (Pvt) Ltd. No.3/2, No.15, Galle Face Terrace. Colombo.03 Defendant-Appellant-Respondent
 
25/01/17
S.C. (C.H.C) 07/2009
Flexport (Private) Limited of 127, Jambugasmulla Mawatha, Nugegoda. PLAINTIFF Vs. Bank of Ceylon Bank of Ceylon Headquarters Colombo 1. DEFENDANT Flexport (Private) Limited of 127, Jambugasmulla Mawatha, Nugegoda. PLAINTIFF-APPELLANT Bank of Ceylon Bank of Ceylon Headquarters Colombo 1. DEFENDANT-RESPONDENT
 
24/01/17
SC / Appeal / 172/2012
Kaluwalage Champika Kumari De Silva, No 204, Vam Ivuru Yaya, 03, Mahawillachchiya, Anuradhapura. Plaintiff Vs. 1. Kodithuwakku Arachchige Neville Kodithuwakku, No. 85, Nayapana Janapadaya, Gampola. 2. Commissioner General of Prisons, Department of Prisons, No. 50, Baseline Road, Colombo 09. 3. Hon. Attorney General, Attorney General’s Department, Colombo 12. Defendants AND Kaluwalage Champika Kumari De Silva, No 204, Vam Ivuru Yaya, 03, Mahawillachchiya, Anuradhapura. Plaintiff Appellant Vs. 1. Kodithuwakku Arachchige Neville Kodithuwakku, No. 85, Nayapana Janapadaya, Gampola. 2. Commissioner General of Prisons, Department of Prisons, No. 50, Baseline Road, Colombo 09. 3. Hon. Attorney General, Attorney General’s Department, Colombo 12. Defendant Respondents AND NOW BETWEEN Kaluwalage Champika Kumari De Silva, No 204, Vam Ivuru Yaya, 03, Mahawillachchiya, Anuradhapura. Plaintiff Appellant-Appellant Vs. 1. Kodithuwakku Arachchige Neville Kodithuwakku, No. 85, Nayapana Janapadaya, Gampola. 2. Commissioner General of Prisons, Department of Prisons, No. 50, Baseline Road, Colombo 09. 3. Hon. Attorney General, Attorney General’s Department, Colombo 12. Defendant Respondent-Respondents
 
24/01/17
S.C. Appeal No. 8/2013
1. Subramaniam Jegatheeswaran and wife 2. Jegatheeswari both of Sellapillaiyar Kovilady, Polikandy. 1st and 2nd Defendants-Appellants-Petitioners. Vs 1. Vaithilingam Rameswara Iyer and Wife 2. Krishnavimarosa both of Manthigai Amman Kovilady, Puloly. Plaintiffs-Respondents-Respondents 3. Vaithilanga Kurukkal Sundareswara Kurukkal Manthigai Amman Kovilady, Puloly 3rd Defendant –Respondent-Respondents
 
20/01/17
S.C F.R. 57/2016
CAPTAIN CHANNA D.L. ABEYGUNEWARDENA No.322/55, Saraswathie Estate, Thalawathugoda. PETITIONER VS. 1. SRI LANKA PORTS AUTHORITY No.19, Chaithya Road, Colombo 01. 2. DHAMMIKA RANATHUNGA Chairman, Sri Lanka Ports Authority, No.19, Chaithya Road, Colombo 01. 3. SARATH KUMARA PREMACHANDRA Managing Director, Sri Lanka Ports Authority, No.19, Chaithya Road, Colombo 01. 4. MAGAMPURA PORT MANAGEMENT COMPANY (PRIVATE) LIMITED, Ports Administration Complex, Mirijjawila, Hambantota. 5. DAMMIKA RANATHUNGA-CHAIRMAN 6. DR. LALITH PERERA 7. SANJEEWA WIJERATNE 8. THAMEERA MANJU 9. UDITHA GUNAWARDENA 10. SHIRANI WANNIARACHCHI 11. JAYANTHA PERERA Directors of Magampura Port Management Company (Pvt) Limited. 12. SARATH PERERA General Manager, Magampura Port Management Co. (Pvt.) Ltd, Port Administration Complex Mirijjawila, Hambantota. 13. HON. ATTORNEY-GENERAL Attorney-General‟s Department, Colombo 12. RESPONDENTS
 
19/01/17
SC Appeal no 102-2012
 
 
19/01/17
SC. SPL/LA No. 231/2015
D.S.Aaron Senarath P.O.Box 02, Maskeliya Applicant-Appellant-Petitioner Vs. 1. The Manager Moray Estate, Maskeliya. 2. Maskeliya Plantations Limited, No. 310, High Level Road Nawinna, Maraharagama. Respondents-Respondents-Respondents
 
19/01/17
S.C FR Application No. 608/2008
Sarath Kumara Naidos 312/51, Moragodawatte Kesbewa, Piliyandala Presently at Remand Prison, Welikada. PETITIONER Vs. 1. Inspector Damith Police Station Moratuwa. 2. Police Constable Kavinda Police Station Moratuwa. 3. Officer In Charge Police Station Moratuwa. 4. Superintendent of Police Moratuwa Division Office of the Superintendent of Police, Moratuwa. 5. The Inspector General of Police Police Headquarters Colombo 1. 6. Hon. Attorney General Attorney General’s Department Colombo 12. RESPONDENTS
 
19/01/17
S.C. FR No. 370/2011
1. Alawathupitiya Ratnayake Mudiyanselage Tikiribanda, No. 85, “Nishanthi”, Kobbekaduwa, Yahalatenna. 2. Ganiha Arachchilage Wijeratne Marakkalamulla, Dummalasooriya. PETITIONERS Vs. 1 (A) Abdul Majeed Secretary, Ministry of Muslim Religious Affairs & Posts, Postal Services Headquarters, D.R. Wijewardena Mawatha, Colombo 10. 1. M.K.B. Dissanayake Postmaster General Postal Services Headquarters, D.R. Wijewardena Mawatha, Colombo 10. 2 (a) D.L.P. Rohana Abeyratne Postmaster General Postal Services Headquarters, D.R. Wijewardena Mawatha, Colombo 10. 3 (b) Dharmasena Dissanayake - Chairmanr 4 (b) A. Salam Abdul Waid - Member 5 (b)Ms. D. Shirantha Wijeyathilaka - Member 6(b) Dr. Pradeep Ramanugam - Member 7 (b) Mrs V. Jegarasasingham - Member 8(b) Santi Nihal Seneviratne - Member 9 (b) S. Ranugge - Member 10(b) D.C. Mendis - Member 11(b) Sarath Jayathilaka - Member All of Public Service Commission No. 177, Nawala Road, Narahenpita, Colombo 5. 12. Ashoka Mampitiya Arachchi Deputy Postmaster General Postal Headquarters Colombo 1. 13. Mrs. Theshani J. Abeyratne Deputy Director of Customs Sri Lanka Customs Colombo 1. 14. Mrs. K.C.H. Randeniya Director, Policy Planning Ministry of Postal Services, 310, D.R. Wijewardena Mawahta, Colombo 10. 15. Mrs. M.D.S. Jayasumana Assistant Director of Establishment Ministry of Public Administration & Home Affairs, Colombo 7. 16. K. Sunil Weerasekera ‘Premawasa’ Baddegama 17. J.A. Kankanamge Ganegama South Baddegama. 18. Hon. Attorney General Attorney General’s Department Colombo 12. RESPONDENTS
 
17/01/17
SC/APPEAL No. 58/14
1.GalgamuwaKankanamlage Malani 2. GalgamuwaKankanamlage Sarath Dharmasiri both of No. 201, Pamunugama, Alubomulla. Defendants-Appellants-Appellants Vs Habaragamuwage Dickson PeirisThilakapala of No. 201, Pamunugama, Alubomulla. Plaintiff-Respondent-Respondent
 
17/01/17
S.C. Appeal No.175/2010
Panambarage Jude Fernando No.154, Chilaw Road Manaweriya Kochchikade. Plaintiff Vs. 1. Hetti Thanthirige Anesta Malani Fernando 2. Jayakodige Jerrad Fernando Both of No.46 Owitiyawatte Kochchikade. Defendants And Between Panambarage Jude Fernando No.154, Chilaw Road Manaweriya Kochchikade. Plaintiff-Appellant Vs. 1. Hetti Thanthirige Anesta Malani Fernando 2. Jayakodige Jerrad Fernando Both of No.46 Owitiyawatte Kochchikade. Defendants-Respondents And Now In the matter of an appeal in terms of Section 5(c) of the High Court of the Provinces (Special Provinces) (amendment) Act No.54 of 2006. Panambarage Jude Fernando No.154, Chilaw Road Manaweriya Kochchikade. Plaintiff-Appellant-Petitioner Vs. 1. Hetti Thanthirige Anesta Malani Fernando 2. Jayakodige Jerrad Fernando Both of No.46 Owitiyawatte Kochchikade. Defendants-Respondents-Respondents
 
17/01/17
SC. APPEAL No. 87/16
Dilrukshi Dissanayake No. 20, Old Galwala (Quarry) Road, Mount Lavinia. Represented by her Power of Attorney Viraj Anthony Jayakody No. 20, Old Quarry Road, Mount Lavinia. Plaintiff-Appellant-Appellant Vs. 1. Beminihennadige Meulet Malini Fernando No. 307/1, Egoda Uyana Road, Moratuwa. 2. Nishantha Aponso No. 307/1, Egoda Uyana Road, Moratuwa. Defendants-Respondents-Respondents
 
17/01/17
SC FR 319-12
 
 
16/01/17
S.C. F.R. Application No. 484/2011
Jayaweerage Sumedha Jayaweera, Deputy Principal’s Residence, Royal College, Colombo 07 Petitioner Vs. 1. Prof. Dayasiri Fernando, Former Chairman. 1A. Dharmasena Disanayake Chairman 2. Sirima Wijeratne, Former Member. 2A. Salam Abdul Waid, Member. 3. Palitha Kumarasinghe, Former Member 3A. D. Shirantha Wijeyatilaka, Member. 4. S.C. Mannapperuma, Former Member 4A. Prathap Ramanujam Member 5. Ananda Seneviratne, Former Member. 5A. Mr. E. Jegarasasingam, Member 6. N.H., Pathirana, Former Member, 6A. Santi Nihal Seneviratne, 7. S. Thillanadarajh, Former Member, 7A. S. Ranugge, Member 8. M.D.W. Ariyawansa, Former Member, 8A. D.L. Mendis, Member 9. A. Mohamed Nahiya, Member. 9A. Sarath Jayathilaka, Member All of the Public Service Commission, No. 177, Nawala Road, Narahenpita, Colombo 5. 10. H.M.Gunasekara, The Secretary, Ministry of Education, Isurupaya, Battaramulla 10A. Gotabaya Jayarathne, The Secretary, Isurupaya, Battaramulla 10B. Upali Marasinghe, The Secretary, Ministry of Education, Isurupaya, Battaramulla 10C. Mr. B.W.M. Bandusena, The Secretary, Ministry of Education, Isurupaya, Battaramulla 10D. Sunil Hettiarachchi, The Secretary, Ministry of Education, Isurupaya, Battaramulla. The Hon. Attorney General, Department of the Attorney General, Colombo 12. Respondents
 
09/01/17
SC FR Application No. 330/2015
Ajith P. Dharmasuriya, No. 1, New Town, Aluthwatta Road, Rajawella. Petitioner Vs. 1. Mahaweli Authority of Sri Lanka, No. 500, T.B. Jayah Mawatha, Colombo 10.. 2. Director General, Mahaweli Authority of Sri Lanka, No. 500, T.B. Jayah Mawatha, Colombo 10.. 3. Resident Project Director – Victoria Project, Mahaweli Authority of Sri Lanka, Victoria Resident Project Manager’s Office, Digana, Nilangama, Rajawella. 4. Secretary, Ministry of Mahaweli Development and Environment, No. 500, T.B. Jayah Mawatha, Colombo 10. 5. Divisional Secretary, Divisional Secretariat of Mede-Dumbara, Theldeniya. 6. Meda-Dumbara Pradeshiya Sabha, Theldeiya. 7. Kundasale Pradeshiya Sabha, Menikhinna. 8. Central Environment Authority, “Parisara Piyasa”, No. 104, Robert Gunawardene Mawatha, Battaramulla. 9. Hon. Attorney General, Attorney General’s Department, Colombo 12. 10. E.M.M.W.D. Bandaranayake, No. 77/2A, Kanda, Karalliyadda, Theldeniya. 11. E.M. Wijeratne, No. 250/06, Kandy Road, Karaliyadda, Theldeniya. 12. R.K. Abeykoon, No. 6, Kolongahawatta, Kengalle. 13. J.M.R. Bandara Jayasundara, C/o. Mahaweli Authority of Sri Lanka, Victoria Resident Project Manager’s Office, Nilangama, Rajawella. 14. W.M.M. Costa, Rathmaloya Road, Balagolla. 15. J.M.U.W. Barnes Rambukwelle, Opposite Theldeniya Magistrate’s Court/District Court, Theldeniya. Respondents
 
15/12/16
SC 147/2011
Annamalai Muthuappan Chettiar No.111, Sea Street, Colombo 11. Defendant-Appellant-Petitioner V. Subramaniam Sankaran No.109, Sea Street, Colombo 11. Plaintiff-Respondent-Respondent
 
09/12/16
S.C.APPEAL NO:-92/2012
1.Sumathipala Vidana Pathirana, No.202A, Richmond Hill Road, Galle. (deceased) 2.Charles Vidana Pathirana, No.30/38, Longdon Place, Colombo 7.(deceased) 3.Anulawathi Vidana Pathirana, No.59, Lighthouse Street, Galle. 4.Dayawathi Vidana Pathirana, Punchi Duuwa, Uluvitike,Galle. 1A.Sumudu Lakmal Abeywardena, Vidana Pathirana, No.202A, Richmond Hill Road, Galle. 2A.Gamini Charles Vidana Pathrana, No.30/38, Longdon Place, Colombo 7. PLAINTIFFS V. 1.Thawalama Gamage Anura, Thalangalla, Opatha. 2.Wickremanayake Karunarathna Wasantha.Thalangalla, Opatha. 3.Samarage Sunil, Thalangalla, Opatha. 4.Punchhewamulle Mudiyanselage Indrawathi, Thalangalla, Opatha. 5.Nilanka Sampath, Thalangalla, Opatha 6.Jayanthi Chandralatha, Thalangalla, Opatha. 7.Saumyadasa Koralage, Thalangalla,Opatha. 8.Padma Shanthini Weerasinghe, No.3/33, Udayapura, Robert Gunawardena Mawatha, Battrmulla. DEFENDANTS AND BETWEEN Punchihewamulle Mdiyanselage Indrawathi, 4th DEFENDANT-PETITIONER v. 1.Sumathipala Vidana Parhirana, No. 202A, Richmond Hill Road, Galle. (deceased) 2.Charles Vidana pathirana , No.30/38, Longdon Place, Colombo 7 (deceased) 3.Anulawathi Vidana Pathirana, No.59, Lighthouse Street,Galle. 4.Dayawathi Vidana Pathirana, Punchi Duuwa, Uluvitike,Galle. 1A.Sumudu Lakmal Abeywardena, Vidana Pathirana, No.202A, Richmond Hill Road,Galle. 2A.Gamini Charles Vidana Pathirana, No.30/38, Longdon Place, Colomb0 2 PLAINTIFF-RESPONDENTS AND 1.Thawalama Gamage Anura, Thalangalla, Opatha. 2.Wickremanayake Karunaratna Wasantha. Thalangalla Opatha. 3.Samarage Sunil, Thalangalla, Opatha. 5.Nilanka Sampath, Thalangalla,Opatha 6.Jayanthi Chandralatha, Thalangalla, Opatha. 7.Saumyadasa Koralage, Thlangalla, Opatha. 8.Padma Shanthini Weerasinghe, No.3/33, Udayapura, Robert Gunawardena Mawatha,Battaramulla DEFENDANT-RESPONDENTS AND NOW BETWEEN Punchihewamulle mudiyanselage Indrawathi, Thalangalla Opatha. 4Th DEFENDANT-PETITIONER-PETITIONER V. 1.Sumathipala Vidana Pathirana, No.202A, Richmond Hill Road, Galle. 1A.Sumudu Lakmal Abeywarden Vidana Pathirana, No. 202A, Richmond Hill Road, Galle. 2.Charles Vidana Pathirana, No.30/38, Longdon Place, Colombo 2. (deceased) 2A.Gamini Charles Vidana Pathirana, No.30/38, Longdon Place, Colombo 2. 3.Anulawathi Vidana Pathirana, No.59, Lighthouse Street, Galle. 4.Dayawathi Vidana Pathirana, Punchi Duuwa, Uluvitike, Galle. PLAINTIFF-RESPONDENT-RESPONDENTS 1.Thawalama Gamage Anura, Thalangalla, Opatha. 2.Wickremanayake Karunarathna Wasantha, Thalangalla, Opatha. 3.Samarage Sunil, Thalangalla, Opatha. 5.Nilanka Sampath, Thalangalla, Opatha 6.Jayanthi Chandralatha,Thalangalla, Opatha. 7.Saumyadasa Koralage, Thalangalla, Opatha. 8.Padma Shanthini Weerasinghe, No.3/33, Udayapura, Robert Gunawardena Mawatha, Battaramulla DEFENDANT-RESPONDENT-RESPONDENTS
 
30/11/16
SC Appeal No:-69/2015
SC Appeal No:-69/2015 V. Badanasinghe Nangallage Punyasiri 221/2, Diggala Road, Keselwatta, Panadura. Defendant AND Badanasinghe Nangallage Punyasiri, 221/2, Diggala Road,Keselwatta, Panadura. By his Attorney Badanasinghe Nangallage Jayatissa No. 5/3, Temple Road, Keselwatta, Panadura. Defendant-Respondent-Appellant V. K.R.W.Dalpadadu, No.237, Diggala Road, Keselwatta, Panadura. Plaintiff-Appellant-Respondent
 
 
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