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Judgments Delivered in 2019
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07/06/19
SC APPEAL NO.69/2011
Lanka Banku Sewaka Sangamaya. (on behalf of E.A. Sugathapala) No.20, Temple Raod, Maradana, Colombo 10. APPLICANT -VS- People’s Bank. Head Office, Sir Chittampalam A Gardiner Mawatha, Colombo 02. RESPONDENT AND, People’s Bank. Head Office, Sir Chittampalam A Gardiner Mawatha, Colombo 02. RESPONDENT-APPELLANT -VS- Lanka Banku Sewaka Sangamaya. (on behalf of E.A. Sugathapala) No.20, Temple Raod, Maradana, Colombo 10. APPLICANT-RESPONDENT AND NOW BETWEEN Lanka Banku Sewaka Sangamaya. (on behalf of E.A. Sugathapala) No.20, Temple Raod, Maradana, Colombo 10. APPLICANT-RESPONDENT-PETITIONER -VS- People’s Bank. Head Office, Sir Chittampalam A Gardiner Mawatha, Colombo 02. RESPONDENT-APPELLANT-RESPONDENT
06/06/19
SC. FR Application No. 495/2011
U.G. Chandima Priyadeva No.64, Kandy Road Kiribathgoda, Kelaniya Petitioner Vs. 1A. Director General, Director General’s Office of Merchant Shipping, Ministry of Ports & Highways, 1st Floor, Bristol Building No. 43-89, York Street Colombo1. 1. Shantha Weerakoon, Former Director General, Director General’s Office of Merchant Shipping, Ministry of Ports & Highways, 1st Floor, Bristol Building No. 43-89, York Street Colombo1 2. Rathna Bharathi, Acting Shipping Officer, Director General’s Office of Merchant Shipping, Ministry of Ports & Highways, 1st Floor, Bristol Building No. 43-89, York Street Colombo1 3. Hon. Attorney General Attorney General’s Department, Colombo 12. Respondents
30/05/19
SC Appeal No. SC/CHC/37/2013
CENTRAL FINANCE COMPANY PLC No. 84, Raja Veediya, Kandy. PLAINTIFF VS. 1. SAPPANI CHANDRASEKERA No. 22-E, Quarry Road, Colombo 12. 2. SITTAMBARAM PILLEI SHANMUGAM No. 23, Abdul Jabbar Mawatha, Colombo12. DEFENDANTS AND CENTRAL FINANCE COMPANY PLC No. 84, Raja Veediya, Kandy. PLAINTIFF-APPELLANT VS. 1. SAPPANI CHANDRASEKERA No. 22-E, Quarry Road, Colombo 12. 2. SITTAMBARAM PILLEI SHANMUGAM No. 23, Abdul Jabbar Mawatha, Colombo12. DEFENDANTS-RESPONDENTS
30/05/19
S C (F R) Application No. 96/ 2012
1. A H Nethum Prabodha Ranawaka, 43/15, R E De Silva Mawatha, Heppumulla, Ambalangoda. 2. A H Nadeeka Malkanthi, 43/15, R E De Silva Mawatha, Heppumulla, Ambalangoda. PETITIONERS -Vs- 1. M G O P Panditharathna Principal, Drarmashoka Vidyalaya, Ambalangoda. 2. Director, National Schools, Isurupaya, Battaramulla. 3. Secretary, Ministry of Education, Isurupaya, Battaramulla. 4. Hon. Attorney General, Attorney General’s Department, Colombo 12. RESPONDENTS
28/05/19
Application No. SC/FR/30/18.
1. S.M.N.S. Thilakarathne, 10/2, Baduwatta Lane, Dharmashoka Mawatha, Lewella, Kandy. 1a. Sajana Sathmina Gunarathne (minor) 10/2, Baduwatta Lane, Dharmashoka Mawatha, Lewella, Kandy Petitioners 1. M.W.D.T.P. Wanasinghe The Principal and the Chairman of the Interview Board, Dharmaraja College, Kandy. 2. W.M. Wijerathna, The Zonal Director of Education, Zonal Education Office, Kandy. 3. W.M. Jayantha Wickaramanayake, Director of National Schools Branch, Ministry of Education, “Isurupaya” Battaramulla. 4. Sunil Hettiarachchi, The Secretary, Ministry of Education, “Isurupaya” Battaramulla. 5. Herathmudiyanselage Kanishka Hemindra Hearth, 5a. H.M.C.D. Hearath (minor) Both are at: 29/58, Nuwarawela, Ampitiya Road, Kandy. 6. T.B.G. Bulumulla, 6a. T.B.G.U.E. Bulumulla (minor) Both are at: 96/39A, Rajapheela Mawatha, Kandy. 7. Hon. Attorney General, Attorney General’s Department, Hultsdorp, Colombo 12. Respondents.
23/05/19
S C (F R) Application No. 660/ 2012
 
23/05/19
S C (F R) Application No. 660/ 2012
Christopher Mariyadas Nevis, 29 / 2, St. Sebastian Street, Paasaioor, Jaffna. PETITIONER Mariyadas Nevis Delrokson, Son of the Petitioner DECEASED VICTIM - Vs - 1. Superintendent, Vavuniya Prison, Vavuniya. 2. Superintendent, Anuradhapura Prison, Anuradhapura. 3. Superintendent, Mahara Prison, Mahara. 4. Commissioner General of Prisons, Prisons Head Quarters, Colombo 08. 5. Director, Criminal Investigations Department, Colombo 01. 6. Director, Ragama Teaching Hospital, Ragama. 7. Director, Special Task Force, Colombo 01. 8. Hon. Attorney General, Attorney General’s Department, Colombo 12. RESPONDENTS
21/05/19
SC Appeal No. 02/2015
WARNASURIYA PATABANDIGE KAMANI INDUMATHIE RATNAPALA 36/3, “Primrose Uyana”, George De Silva Mawatha, Kandy PLAINTIFF VS. 1. POLWATTAGE ANURA LAKSHMAN WEERASURIYA No. 101, Gangoda Road, Postal Area of Kurunegala. 2. POLWATTAGE ANIL WASANTHA WEERASURIYA 39/15, Biyagama Road, Naranwala Sub Postal Area, Gampaha. DEFENDANTS AND 1. POLWATTAGE ANURA LAKSHMAN WEERASURIYA No. 101, Gangoda Road, Postal Area of Kurunegala 1st DEFENDANT-APPELLANT VS. WARNASURIYA PATABANDIGE KAMANI INDUMATHIE RATNAPALA 36/3, “Primrose Uyana”, George De Silva Mawatha, Kandy PLAINTIFF-RESPONDENT 2. POLWATTAGE ANIL WASANTHA WEERASURIYA 39/15, Biyagama Road, Naranwala Sub Postal Area, Gampaha. 2nd DEFENDANT-RESPONDENT AND NOW BETWEEN POLWATTAGE ANURA LAKSHMAN WEERASURIYA No. 101, Gangoda Road, Postal Area of Kurunegala. Appearing by his Power of Attorney holder Ramani Wijesuriya of No. 101, Gangoda Road, Postal Area of Kurunegala. 1st DEFENDANT-APPELLANT- PETITIONER/APPELLANT VS. WARNASURIYA PATABANDIGE KAMANI INDUMATHIE RATNAPALA 36/3, “Primrose Uyana”, George De Silva Mawatha, Kandy. PLAINTIFF-RESPONDENT- RESPONDENT POLWATTAGE ANIL WASANTHA WEERASURIYA 39/15, Biyagama Road, Naranwala Sub Postal Area, Gampaha. 2nd DEFENDANT-RESPONDENT- RESPONDENT ( (deceased)) 1. THALANGAMA APPUHAMYLAGE DONA SHRIYALATHA IRANGANIE 2. PAVITHRA DIGAASHINI WEERASURIYA 3. NAVODYA THATHSARANI WEERASURIYA All of No. 90/B, Naranwala, Gampaha. SUBSTITUTED 2ND DEFENDANTS- RESPONDENTS-RESPONDENTS
25/04/19
SC Appeal No.120/2010
Prof. Desmond Mallikarachchi, No.118, Nivana, Kurundugahagoda, Pilimathalawa. Petitioner Vs 1. University of Peradeniya 2. Prof. H. Abeygunawardena, The Vice Chancellor, 3. Prof. A. Wickramasinghe, 4. Prof. P. W. M. B. B. Marambe, 5. Prof. K. Tuder Silva, 6. Prof. E. A. P. D. Amaratunge, 7. Prof. S. B. S. Abeyakoon, 8. Dr. W. I. Amarasinghe, 9. Prof. S. H. P. P. Karunaratne, 10. Prof. (Mrs.) P. Abeynayake, 11. Prof. K. N. O. Dharmadasa, 12. Prof. B. Hewavitharana, 13. Prof. (Mrs.) M. S. Chandrasekera, 14. Prof. A. D. P. Kalanasuriya, 15. Dr. S. D. Pathirana, 16. Dr. D. B. Wickramaratne, 17. Dr. P. Ramanujam, 18. Dr. Dushantha Madagedara, 19. Dr. Kapila Gunawardena, 20. Mr. D. Mathy Yogarajah, 21. Mr. W. L. L. Perera, 22. Mr. Mohan Samaranayake, 23. Dr. A. Kahandaliyanage, 24. Mr. Lionel Ekanayake, 25. Dr. S. B. Ekanayake, 26. Mr. L. B. Samarakoon, 1st to 26th Respondents of University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya. 27. S. K. Liyanage, 12/1A, Andarawatta, Polhengoda, Colombo 5. Respondents AND NOW IN APPEAL BEFORE YOUR LORDSHIPS’ COURT 1. University of Peradeniya 2. Prof. H. Abeygunawardena, The Former Vice Chancellor, 3. Prof. A. Wickramasinghe, 4. Prof. P. W. M. B. B. Marambe, 5. Prof. K. Tuder Silva, 6. Prof. E. A. P. D. Amaratunge, 7. Prof. S. B. S. Abeyakoon, 8. Dr. W. I. Amarasinghe, 9. Prof. S. H. P. P. Karunaratne, 10. Prof. (Mrs.) P. Abeynayake, 11. Prof. K. N. O. Dharmadasa, 12. Prof. B. Hewavitharana, 13. Prof. (Mrs.) M. S. Chandrasekera, 14. Prof. A. D. P. Kalanasuriya, 15. Dr. S. D. Pathirana, 16. Dr. D. B. Wickramaratne, 17. Dr. P. Ramanujam, 18. Dr. Dushantha Madagedara, 19. Dr. Kapila Gunawardena, 20. Mr. D. Mathy Yogarajah, 21. Mr. W. L. L. Perera, 22. Mr. Mohan Samaranayake, 23. Dr. A. Kahandaliyanage, 24. Mr. Lionel Ekanayake, 25. Dr. S. B. Ekanayake, 26. Mr. L. B. Samarakoon, 1st to 26th Respondents-Petitioners of University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya. Respondents-Petitioners Vs. Prof. Desmond Mallikarachchi, No.118, Nivana, Kurundugahagoda, Pilimathalawa. Petitioner-Respondent 27. S. K. Liyanage, 12/1A, Andarawatta, Polhengoda, Colombo 5. Respondent-Respondent
25/04/19
S.C. Appeal 19/2013
The Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption Complainant -Vs- J.L. Epa Seneviratne Accused AND BETWEEN J.L. Epa Seneviratne Accused-Appellant -Vs- Director General, The Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption. Complainant- Respondent AND NOW BETWEEN J.L. Epa Seneviratne Accused-Appellant-Appellant -Vs- Director General, The Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption. Complainant-Respondent- Respondent
25/04/19
SC TAB 01/2016
Rathnayake Mudiyanselage Sunil Ratnayake. (Presently at Welikada Prison) 1st Accused-Appellant Vs. Hon. Attorney General, Attorney General’s Department, Colombo 12. Respondent
18/04/19
SC FR Application No. 273/2018
DR. AJITH C.S. PERERA Chief Executive/Secretary General, “IDIRIYA”, No. 18/1, Arthur‟s Place, Dehiwala. PETITIONER VS. 1. HON. DAYA GAMAGE Minister of Social Services and Social Welfare and the Chairman of the National Council for Persons with Disabilities, 80/5, Govijana Mandiraya, Rajamalwatta Avenue, Battaramulla. 2. HON. FAISER MUSTHAPA Minister of Provincial Councils, Local Government and Sports, No. 330, Dr. Colvin R. de Silva Mawatha, Colombo 02. 3. HON. SAJITH PREMADASA Minister of Housing and Construction, 2nd Floor, “Sethsiripaya”, Battaramulla. 4. HON. PATALI CHAMPIKA RANAWAKA Minister of Megapolis and Western Development, 17th and 18th Floors, “Suhurupaya”. Subhuthipura Road, Battaramulla. 5. HON. AKILA VIRAJ KARIYAWASAM Minister of Education, “Isurupaya”, Pelawatta, Battaramulla. 6. HON. (MRS.) THALATHA ATUKORALA Minister of Justice and Prison Reform, Superior Courts Complex, Colombo 12. 7. SRI LANKA TOURISM DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY No. 80, Galle Road, Colombo 03. 8. THE URBAN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY 6th and 7th Floors, “Sethsiripaya”, Battaramulla. 9. HON. ATTORNEY GENERAL Attorney General‟s Department, Colombo 12. RESPONDENTS
05/04/19
SC Appeal 93/2012
04. Galabada Kandaamage Kumarapala of Iddagoda Road, Matugama DEFENDANT-RESPONDENT- APPELLANT Vs Halpanadeniya Hewage Sepala alias Sepala Wijesundara of Iddagoda Road, Matugama PLAINTIFF-APPELLANT-RESPONDENT
05/04/19
SC Appeal No. 113/2014
LANKA ORIX LEASING COMPANY LIMITED. Presently of No. 100/1, Sri Jayawardenapura Mawatha, Rajagiriya. PETITIONER VS. WEERATUNGE ARACHCHIGE PIYADASA Carrying on business as Sole Proprietor under the name, style, and firm “Weeratunge Textile”, of No. 12, Super Market, Hakmana. RESPONDENT (DECEASED) ELLEGODA GAMAGE KAMALA RANI WEERATUNGE No. 12, Main Street, Hakmana. SUBSTITUTED RESPONDENT AND NOW BETWEEN LANKA ORIX LEASING COMPANY LIMITED. Presently of No. 100/1, Sri Jayawardenapura Mawatha, Rajagiriya. PETITIONER/APPELLANT VS. WEERATUNGE ARACHCHIGE PIYADASA Carrying on business as Sole Proprietor under the name, style, and firm “Weeratunge Textile”, of No. 12, Super Market, Hakmana. RESPONDENT-RESPONDENT (DECEASED) ELLEGODA GAMAGE KAMALA RANI WEERATUNGE No. 12, Main Street, Hakmana. SUBSTITUTED RESPONDENT- RESPONDENT
05/04/19
S.C. Appeal No.31/2013,
Dona Premawathie Kodithuwakkurachchi, ‘Seedevi’, Narawala, Poddala. Plaintiff Vs. 1. Kuragodage Sujitha Gunawathie 2. Piyasena Annatta Pathirana alias A.P. Gunadasa both of Post Office Quarters, Poddala. Defendants Dona Premawathi Kodithuwakkuarachchi, ‘Seedevi’, Narawala, Poddala. Plaintiff -Appellant Vs. 1. Kuragodage Sujitha Gunawathie 2. Piyasena Annatta Pathirana alias A.P. Gunadasa both of Post Office Quarters, Poddala. Defendant –Respondent And Now Between 1. Kuragodage Sujitha Gunawathie 2. Piyasena Annatta Pathirana alias A.P. Gunadasa both of Post Office Quarters, Poddala. Defendant-Appellant-Petitioner Vs. Dona Premawathi Kodithuwakkuarachchi, ‘Seedevi’, Narawala, Poddala. Plaintiff-Appellant-Respondent
05/04/19
SC APPEAL NO.39/2013
W. Justin Fernando. (Deceased) Thambarawila, Waikkala. (Plaintiff) K. Mary Margaret Fernando. Thambarawila, Waikkawala. Substituted Plaintiff Vs. W.M. Seneviratne, No. 402, Eliya Diwulwewa, Eppawala. Defendant And then, W.M. Seneviratne, No. 402, Eliya Diwulwewa, Eppawala. Defendant-Appellant. Vs. K. Mary Margaret Fernando. Thambarawila, Waikkawala. Substituted Plaintiff-Respondent. AND NOW BETWEEN, K. Mary Margaret Fernando. Thambarawila, Waikkawala. Substituted Plaintiff-Respondent-Petitioner Vs. W.M. Seneviratne, No. 402, Eliya Diwulwewa, Eppawala. Defendant-Appellant-Respondent
05/04/19
SC (F/R) Application No. 276/2016.
1. Palipana Walawwe Udaya Bandara, Palipana, 37/34, Eragoda, Gampola. 2. Kuruppu Arachchilage Champa Nalinie Senevirathne. 22, Vijirarama Mawatha, Primrose Garden, Kandy. 3. Nadeeka Prashanthi Thenna Gunawardena, 348/1, Kumbure Gedara Road, Haloluwa. 4. Ahangama Gamage Sunil, 082 B1, Sirimavo Bandaranayake Mawatha, Peradeniya. 5. Merangnage Gayani Fonseka, 126B, Yapa Mawatha, Gannoruwa, Peradeniya. 6. Herath Mudiyanselage Indrani Herath, 237, Meddegoda, Yatiwawala, Katugastota. 7. Marappulige Uthpalawanna Ranasinghe, Ihalagama, Tholangamuwa. 8. Anusha Nishanthi Nanayakkara, 214/8, Colombo Road, Gampaha. 9. Rajamuni Devage Donil Kularathne, Dikwatte Gedara, Sevanagama, Mahaulpotha, Bandarawela. 10. Ekanayake Mudiyanselage Sumith Ekanayake, 5/12, Gamunu Mawatha, Hanthana Pedesa, Kandy. 11. Halpawaththage Madhuri Padmakumari Pieris. “Iresha”, Rohal Patumaga, Tangalle Road, Weeraketiya. 12. Rankette Gedara Sagara Priyantha Piyasena. 108, Doolwala, Halloluwa, Kandy. Petitioners. Vs. 1. K.N. Yapa. Director General, Department of National Botanic Gardens, P.O. Box 14, Peradeniya. 2. R.M.D.B. Meegasmulla, Secretary, Ministry of Sustainable Development and Wildlife, 9th Floor, “Sethsiripaya”, Stage 1, Battaramulla. 3. Gamini Jayawickrema Perera, Minister, Ministry of Sustainable Development and Wildlife, 9th Floor, “Sethsiripaya”, Stage 1, Battaramulla. 4. R.M.N.E.K. Ranasinghe, Director, Sri Lanka Scientific Service Board, C/O, Ministry of Public Administration and Management, Independence Square, Colombo 07. 5. Ms. M.F.R. Safra, Assistant Director, Sri Lanka Scientific Service Board, C/O, Ministry of Public Administration and Management, Independence Square, Colombo 07. 6. Mr. Dharmasena Dissanayake, Chairman 7. Justice A. Salam Abdul Waid, Member 8. Mr. D.S. Wijayatilaka, Member 9. Dr. Prathap Ramanujan, Member 10. Mrs. V. Jegarasasingam, Member 11. Mr. S.N. Seneviratne, Member 12. Mr. S. Ranugge, Member 13. Mr. D.L. Mendis, Member 14. Mr. Sarath Jayathilaka, Member The 6th to 14th Respondents all of, Public Service Commission, No. 177, Nawala Road, Narahenpita, Colombo 05. 15. Hon. Attorney General, Attorney General’s Department, Colombo 12. 16. E.J.S. De Soysa, No. 105/A, Mariyawatta, Gampola. 17. J.K.P.T.P. Jayaweera, Anoma, Diviyagahawela, Karandeniya. 18. H.K.K.D. Pathirana, Weragama, Ude Niriella, Ratnapura. 19. H.S. Wijethunge, No.69/C, Giridara, Kapugoda. 20. B.H.D.S. Sampath, Sri Bodhiramaya, Samanalagama, Pathakada, Pelmadulla. 21. P.A.A.P.K. Senanayake, No. 1/21, Kehelgolla, Uduwa, Kandy. 22. M.C.L. Aththanayake, ‘Sandun Sewana’, Ambalakanda Road, Pondape, Aranayake. 23. H.S. Punchihewa, No.144, Stage IV, Tissa Mawatha, Uyandana, Kurunegala. 24. M.M.L.I.W. Bandara, Indipitiya Wattha, Sumangala Mawatha, Wariyapola. 25. K.M.S. Deshaprema, No.17, Circular Road, Makuluwala, Galle. 26. H.M.I.N.K. Haluwana, No. 15/A/A, Kulugammana, Kandy. Respondents
04/04/19
SC FR Application No. 141/2015
RAVINDRA GUNAWARDENA KARIYAWASAM Chairman, Centre for Environment and Nature Studies, No. 1149, Old Kotte Road, Rajagiriya. PETITIONER VS. 1. CENTRAL ENVIRONMENT AUTHORITY No. 104,Denzil Kobbekaduwa Road, Battaramulla. 2. CHAIRMAN, CENTRAL ENVIRONMENT AUTHORITY No. 104, Denzil Kobbekaduwa Road, Battaramulla. 3. SRI LANKA ELECTRICITY BOARD P.O. Box 540, Colombo 2. 4. CHAIRMAN, SRI LANKA ELECTRICITY BOARD P.O. Box 540, Colombo 02. 5. CHIEF MINISTER, NORTHERN PROVINCE No. 26, Somasundaram Avenue, Chundukuli, Jaffna. 6. PONNUTHURAI AYNGARANESAN, MINISTER OF ENVIRONMENT, NORTHERN PROVINCE No. 295, Kandy Road, Ariyalai, Jaffna. 7. CHAIRMAN, VALIKAMAM SOUTH PRADESHIYA SABHA Valikamam. 8. NORTHERN POWER COMPANY (PVT) LTD. No. 29, Castle Street, Colombo 10. 9. HON. ATTORNEY GENERAL Attorney General‟s Department, Colombo 12. 10. BOARD OF INVESTMENT OF SRI LANKA Level 26, West Tower, World Trade Center, Colombo 1. 11. NATIONAL WATER SUPPLY AND DRAINAGE BOARD P.O. Box 14, Galle Road, Mt. Lavinia. RESPONDENTS 1. DR. RAJALINGAM SIVASANGAR Chunnakam East, Chunnakam. 2. SINNATHURAI SIVAMAINTHAN Chunnakam East, Chunnakam. 3. SIVASAKTHIVEL SIVARATHEES Chunnakam East, Chunnakam. ADDED RESPONDENTS
04/04/19
S C Appeal (CHC) No. 20/2007
1. Pesumal Bulchand Chandiramani, 2. Jayashree Pesumal Chandiramani, Both of No. 18, Murugan Place, Colombo 06. PLAINTIFF - APPELLANTS -Vs- 1. Chandru Lakshimal Sadhwani, No 50, Nelson Place, Colombo 06. 2. Seylan Bank Ltd, Ceylinco Seylan Towers, No. 90, Galle Road, Colombo 03. DEFENDANT - RESPONDENTS
04/04/19
S C Appeal No. 234/2014
L Ajith Thilakarathne De Silva, Senevirathne Road, Madampe. DEFENDANT - PETITIONER - APPELLANT Warnakulasuri Josep Victor Daberera, Anita Magrat House, Mepals Road, Uhitiyawa, Wennapuwa. PLAINTIFF - RESPONDENT - RESPONDENT
 
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