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Judgments Delivered in 2024
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29/02/24
SC / APPEAL / 83 / 2013
Delkadura Danapala Mudiyanselage Sarathchandra Bandara, 17, Hospital Road Ratnapura. DEFENDANT – RESPONDENT - APPELLANT Vs. 1(a) Omanthage Malkanthi Fernando, 22/28, Hospital Road Ratnapura. 1(b) Pathberiya Ranasinghege Kasun Irosha Ranasinghe,1(c) Pathberiya Ranasinghege Kavidu Ashan Ranasinghe, SUBSTITUTED PLAINTIFFS – APPELLANTS – RESPONDENTS
29/02/24
SC Appeal No: 102/2017
P.V. Munasinghe No. 248, Old Road, Minuwangoda Plaintiff Vs. 1. A. M. Newton Kulasuriya Chairman, Urban Council, Minuwangoda 2. L. N. A. P. Kumarasinghe Superintendent of Works Urban Council, Minuwangoda Defendants AND 1. A. M. Newton Kulasuriya Chairman, Urban Council, Minuwangoda. 2. L. N. A. P. Kumarasinghe Superintendent of Works Urban Council, Minuwangoda. Defendant-Appellants Vs. P. V. Munasinghe No. 248, Old Road, Minuwangoda. Plaintiff-Respondent AND NOW BETWEEN 1. A. M. Newton Kulasuriya Chairman, Urban Council, Minuwangoda 2. L. N. A. P. Kumarasinghe Superintendent of Works Urban Council, Minuwangoda Defendants-Appellants-Appellants Vs. P. V. Munasinghe No. 248, Old Road, Minuwangoda. Currently No. 248, Pathaha Road, Veediyawatta, Udugampola Plaintiff-Respondent-Respondent
29/02/24
SC/FR Application No. 38/17
1. Jayasinghe Herath Mudiyanselage Kusum Indika Jayasinghe, No. 14, 3rd Lane, Dharmasoka Mawatha, Aruppola, Kandy. 2. Jayasinghe Herath Mudiyanselage Swetha Arundathi Jayasinghe, No. 14, 3rd Lane, Dharmasoka Mawatha, Aruppola, Kandy. Petitioners Vs. 1. Secretary, Ministry of Education, ‘Isurupaya’, Battaramulla. 2. I. Withanachchi, Principal, Mahamaya Girls College, Kandy. 3. Y.M.T. Kumarihamy, Principal, Sangamitta Girls School, Matale. (Chairman, Board of Appeals and Objections) 4. H.M.P.K. Nawaratne, Vice Principal, Kingswood College, Kandy. (Member, Board of Appeals and Objections) 5. K.P.C. Kurukulasuriya, Secretary, Mahamaya Girls College, Kandy. 6. S.A.R.A. Senaweera, Mahamaya Girls College, Kandy. 7. T.S. Kodikara, Agent for School Development Society, Mahamaya Girls College, Kandy. (Member, Board of Appeals and Objections) 8. S.D. Nawaratne, Member of Old Girls Union, Mahamaya Girls College, Kandy. (Member, Board of Appeals and Objections) 3rd to 8th Respondents are members of the Board of Appeals and Objections 9. C.L. Mabopitiya (minor) 10. M.S. Jayaratne (Guardian for the 9th Respondent) Both of No. 66/32A, Rajapihilla Mawatha, Kandy. 11. N.D.H. Hettiarachchi (minor) 12. G.C.H. Hettiarachchi (Guardian for the 11th Respondent) Both of No. 199 B1/1, Rajapihilla Mawatha, Kandy. 13. W.S.A.V. Abhimani (minor) 14. W.S.A.D.D. Senarathne (Guardian for the 13th Respondent) Both of No. 16/1, Tekkawatta, Tennakumbura, Kandy. 15. Hon. Attorney General, Attorney General’s Department, Colombo 12. Respondents
29/02/24
SC (FR) Application No. 264/2015
K. G. I. Krishantha Kapugama No. 94/4, Kobbekaduwa, Yahlathanna Petitioner Vs. 1. I. P. Anura Krishantha, Officer-in-Charge, Police Station, Irrataperiyakulam 2. CI. Channa Abeyratne, Head Quarters Inspector, 3. SI. Wanninayake 4. SI Somaratne 5. Sergeant Seneviratne (31978) 6. PC J.M.S. Jayawardene (5786) The 2nd to 6th Respondents, of Police Station, Vauniya. 7. Inspector General of Police; Sri Lanka Police Department, Police Headquarters, Colombo 01 8. Hon. The Attorney General, Attorney General’s Department, Hulftsdorp Colombo 12 Respondents
29/02/24
SC Appeal No. 133/12
1. Kanangara Koralage Dona Anurushhika, 2. Kanangara Koralage Don Lessly Kanangara Both of: No. 09, Siddhamulla, Piliyandala. PLAINTIFFS Vs Bank of Ceylon, Head Office, New Building, Janadhipathi Mawatha, Colombo 01. DEFENDANT AND Bank of Ceylon, Head Office, New Building, Janadhipathi Mawatha, Colombo 01. DEFENDANT-APPELLANT Vs 1. Kanangara Koralage Dona Anurushhika, 2. Kanangara Koralage Don Lessly Kanangara Both of: No. 09, Siddhamulla, Piliyandala PLAINTIFFS-RESPONDENTS AND NOW BETWEEN Kanangara Koralage Dona Anurushhika, No. 09, Siddhamulla, Piliyandala PLAINTIFF-RESPONDENT-PETITIONER Kanangara Koralage Don Lessly Kanangara. (Deceased) Vs Bank of Ceylon, Head Office, New Building, Janadhipathi Mawatha, Colombo 01. DEFENDANT-APPELLANT-RESPONDENT
29/02/24
SC Rule 03/2017
In the matter of a Rule in terms of Section 42(2) of the Judicature Act No. 2 of 1978, against Mr. Nagananda Kodituwakku, Attorney-at- Law. Nagananda Kodituwakku Attorney-at-Law 99, Subadrarama Road, Nugegoda Respondent
29/02/24
sc_appeal_36_2019
U. Don Reginold Felix De Silva No. 146/32/A, Salmal Place, Mattegoda. Defendant-Appellant-Petitioner Madduma Arachchilage Sadimenike, No. 146/32/A, Salmal Place, Mattegoda. Substituted Defendant-Appellant-Appellant Vs. Director (Land) Acquisition Officer, Road Development Authority, 9th Floor, Sethsiripaya, Battaramulla. Plaintiff-Respondent-Respondent
29/02/24
SC Appeal No: 25/2021
Mahawaduge Priyanga Lakshitha Prasad Perera No. 60, Kandawala, Katana. Carrying on business as a sole proprietor under the name and style of ‘Trading Engineering and Manufacturing Company’ Plaintiff Vs. China National Technical Import and Export Corporation No. 90, Xi San Huan Zhong Lu Genertec Plaza Beijing, China Having its local representative office at No. 445A, 3rd Floor, Galle Road, Colombo 03. Defendant AND NOW BETWEEN Mahawaduge Priyanga Lakshitha Prasad Perera No. 60, Kandawala, Katana. Carrying on business as a sole proprietor under the name and ‘Trading Engineering Manufacturing Company’ Plaintiff-Petitioner Vs. China National Technical Import and Export Corporation No. 90, Xi San Huan Zhong Lu Genertec Plaza Beijing, China Having its local representative office at No. 445A, 3rd Floor, Galle Road, Colombo 03. Defendant-Respondent
29/02/24
FR Application No. 37/2024
Mathiparanan Abraham Sumanthiran 3/1, Daya Road, Colombo 00600 PETITIONER Vs. 1. Honourable Mahinda Yapa Abeywardana Speaker of Parliament, Parliament of Sri Lanka, Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte 2. Honourable Attorney General, Attorney Genenral’s Department, Colombo 01200 RESPONDENTS
29/02/24
SC/FR/Application No. 160/2014
Poorna Mayura Kankanige, ‘Jaliya Sevana’ No 363 Udupila, Delgoda Petitioner Vs 1. Police Sergeant No. 24141 Senadheera, Police Station, Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Centre, Colombo 07. 2. Police Constable No. 70825 Jayawardena, Police Station, Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Centre, Colombo 07. 3. Police Constable No. 77341 Ruwan Police Station, Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Centre, Colombo 07. 4. Inspector of Police Attharagama Officer-in-Charge Police Station, Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Centre, Colombo 07. 5. N. K. Illangakoon, Inspector General of Police Police Head Quarters, Colombo 01. 6. The Hon. Attorney General, Attorney General’s Department, Colombo-12. Respondents
29/02/24
SC/APPEAL No. 35/2016
1. Mrs. Hyacinth Sita Seneviratne of 24 Aloe Avenue, Colombo 03 (a Trustee of “The Dassanayake Trust”) (Deceased) 2. Dr. Mackingsley Gamini Dassanayake, J. C. R. 42, University Road, Highfield, Suthampton S09 5NH England (A Trustee of “The Dassanayake Trust”) by his Attorney in Sri Lanka Mrs. Hyacinth Sita Seneviratne of 24, Aloe Avenue, Colombo 03 (Deceased) 3. Sarathchandra Bandara Ehelepola Seneviratne of 4420, Hawthrone Street, Washinton D. C United States of America, (A Trustee of “The Dassanayake Trust”) by his Attorney in Sri Lanka Mrs. Hyacinth Sita Seneviratne of 24, Aloe Avenue, Colombo 03 (Deceased) Plaintiffs Vs. 1. Kader Ibrahim Mohamed Marzook 50/1, Railway Station Road, Haputale 2. Jailabdeen Jaleel 3. Nageswary Arumugam 4. Miss N. Krishasamy (full name not known) 5. N. Kumaresmoorthy (full name not known) all of No. 9, Thambipilliai Avenue, Haputale. Defendants AND Dr. Mackingsley Gamini Dassanayake of No. 24, Aloe Avenue, Colombo 03. 2nd Plaintiff-Appellant Vs 1. K. I. Mohamed Marzook of No. 50/1, Railway Station Road, Haputale 2. Jailabdeen Jaleel of No. 9, Thambipilliai Avenue, Haputale Defendants-Respondents Mrs. Haycinth Sita Seneviratne of 24 Aloe Avenue, Colombo 03 (a Trustee of “The Dassanayake Trust”) (Deaceased) 1st Plaintiff-Respondent Sarathchandra Bandara Ehelepola Seneviratne of 4420, Hawthrone Street, Washinton D. C United States of America, 3rd Plaintiff-Respondent 3. Nageswary Arumugam 4. Miss N. Krishasamy 5. N. Kumaresmoorthy all of No. 9, Thambipilliai Avenue, Haputale Defendants-Respondents AND NOW BETWEEN K. I. Mohamed Marzook of No. 50/1, Railway Station Road, Haputale. 1st Defendant- Respondent- Petitioner Vs. Dr. Mackinsley Gamini Dassanayake of No. 24, Aloe Avenue, Colombo 03. (Deceased) 2nd Plaintiff-Appellant- Respondent 2A. Thamara Kumari Ramani Dassanayake, nee Tennekoon, No. 24, Aloe Avenue, Colombo 03 2AA. Mackingsley Kushan Dassanayake, No. 24, Aloe Avenue, Colombo 03 Plaintiffs-Appellants-Respondents Jailabdeen Jaleel of No. 9, Thambipilliai Avenue, Haputale (Deceased) 2nd Defendant-Respondent Mrs. Hyacinth Sita Seneviratne of 24 Aloe Avenue, Colombo 3 (a Trustee of “The Dassanayake Trust” (Deceased) 1st Plaintiff-Respondent- Respondent Sarathchandra Bandara Ehelepola Seneviratne of 4420, Hawthrone Street, Washington D. C United States of America, 3rd Plaintiff-Respondent-Respondent 3. Nageswary Arumugam 4. Miss N. Krishasamy 5. N. Kumaresmoorthy all of No. 9, Thambipilliai Avenue, Haputale Defendants-Respondents-Respondents
29/02/24
SC Appeal No: 101/2009
Thuraiappah Nithyanandan No. 12902/1, Nawala Road, Narahenpita, Colombo 5. Plaintiff Vs. Sherman Sons Limited. No.23, Sri Sangaraja Mawatha, Colombo 10. Defendant AND BETWEEN Sherman Sons Limited. No.23, Sri Sangaraja Mawatha, Colombo 10. Defendant-Appellant Vs. Thuraiappah Nithyanandan. No. 12902/1, Nawala Road, Narahenpita, Colombo 5. Plaintiff-Respondent AND NOW BETWEEN Sherman Sons (Private) Limited. (formerly known as Sherman Sons Limited.) No.23, Sri Sangaraja Mawatha, Colombo 10. Presently of No. 194F, Nawala Road, Narahenpita, Colombo 5. Defendant-Appellant-Appellant Vs Thuraiappah Nithyanandan No. 12902/1, Nawala Road, Narahenpita, Colombo 5. Plaintiff-Respondent- Respondent
29/02/24
SC Appeal No: 141/2012
Abekoon Mudiyanselage Seelawathie Kumarihamy of Yapa Niwasa, Millawana, Matale. Through her Power of Attorney Holder Yapa Mudiyanselage Chandana Yapa Bandara of Yapa Niwasa, Millawana, Matale. PLAINTIFF -VS- Galakumburegedara Wijerathna of Madagama, Millawana, Matale. DEFENDANT AND BETWEEN Abekoon Mudiyanselage Seelawathie Kumarihamy of Yapa Niwasa, Millawana, Matale. Through her Power of Attorney Holder Yapa Mudiyanselage Chandana Yapa Bandara of Yapa Niwasa, Millawana, Matale. PLAINTIFF -APPELLANT -VS- Galakumburegedara Wijerathna of Madagama, Millawana, Matale. DEFENDANT -RESPONDENT AND NOW BETWEEN Abekoon Mudiyanselage Seelawathie Kumarihamy of Yapa Niwasa, Millawana, Matale. Through her Power of Attorney Holder Yapa Mudiyanselage Chandana Yapa Bandara of Yapa Niwasa, Millawana, Matale. PLAINTIFF -APPELLANT-APPELLANT -VS- Galakumburegedara Wijerathna of Madagama, Millawana, Matale. DEFENDANT -RESPONDENT-RESPONDENT
29/02/24
SC Appeal No. 156/2012
Kodithuwakku Arachchilage Don Mithrasena Temple Junction, Welipanna Plaintiff VS. 1. Withanage Don Ariyarathne 2. Opatha Kankanamge Don Neetha Ranjani Both of No. 05, Kannangara Mawatha, Matugama Defendants AND BETWEEN Kodithuwakku Arachchilage Don Mithrasena Temple Junction, Welipanna Plaintiff – Appellant VS. 1. Withanage Don Ariyarathne 2. Opatha Kankanamge Don Neetha Ranjani Both of No. 05, Kannangara Mawatha, Matugama 1st and 2nd Defendants – Respondents AND NOW BETWEEN 1. Withanage Don Ariyarathne (Deceased) 1A. Vithanage Don Charith Jithendra 1B. Vithanage Dona Nethmi 1C. Vithanage Dona Sanduni All of No. 39/22A, Hospital Road, Waththawa, Matugama. 2. Opatha Kankanamge Don Neetha Ranjani (Deceased) 2A. Vithanage Don Charith Jithendra 2B. Vithanage Dona Nethmi 2C. Vithanage Dona Sanduni All of No. 39/22A, Hospital Road, Waththawa, Matugama. 1A To 1C and 2A to 2C Substituted Defendants – Respondents - Appellants VS. Kodithuwakku Arachchilage Don Mithrasena (Deceased) Temple Junction, Welipanna Plaintiff – Appellant – Respondent 1A. Tharindu Madushan Kodithuwakku 1B. Kodithuwakku Arachchige Don Sajith Madhusanka 1C. Randika Madushashi Kodithuwakku All of Temple Junction, Welipanna 1A to 1C Substituted Plaintiffs – Appellants – Respondents
29/02/24
SC/APPEAL/183/2017
Laththuwahandi Priyani De Silva Vijitha, Balapitiya. NOW AT No. 420/1, Lansiyawatta Road, Pathegama, Balapitiya. Applicant Vs. 1. W. T. Ellawala Chairman, Sinhalese Sports Club 35, Maitland Place, Colombo 07. 2. A. D. H. Samaranayake, Secretary, Sinhalese Sports Club, 35, Maitland Place, Colombo 07. 3. S. Gunawardena, Treasurer, Sinhalese Sports Club, 35, Maitland Place, Colombo 07. Respondents AND NOW 1. W.T. Ellawala Chairman, Sinhalese Sports Club 35, Maitland Place, Colombo 07. 2. A. D. H. Samaranayake, Secretary, Sinhalese Sports Club, 35, Maitland Place, Colombo 07. 3. S. Gunawardena, Treasurer, Sinhalese Sports Club 35, Maitland Place, Colombo 07. Respondents – Appellants Vs. Laththuwahandi Priyani De Silva Vijitha, Balapitiya. Applicant – Respondent AND NOW BETWEEN Laththuwahandi Priyani De Silva Vijitha, Balapitiya. NOW AT No. 420/1 Lansiyawatta Road, Pathegama, Balapitiya. Applicant – Respondent – Appellant Vs. 4. W. T. Ellawala Chairman, Sinhalese Sports Club 35, Maitland Place, Colombo 07 5. A. D. H. Samaranayake, Secretary, Sinhalåese Sports Club, 35, Maitland Place, Colombo 07. 6. S. Gunawardena, Treasurer, Sinhalese Sports Club, 35, Maitland Place, Colombo 07 Respondents – Appellants – Respondents
29/02/24
SC Expulsion No. 02/2022
Safiul Muthunabeen Mohamed Muszhaaraff Lake View, 418, Vaathiya Road, RM Nagar, Pottuvil-27 Petitioner vs 1. S. Suairdeen Secretary General, All Ceylon Makkal Congress 2. Rishad Bathiudeen, Leader, All Ceylon Makkal Congress 3. N. M. Shaheid, Attorney-at-Law 4. M. S. S. Asmeer Ali 5. Hussein Bhaila 6. Y. L. S. Hameed 7. M. H. M Navavi 8. Hon. Ishak Rahuman 9. Dr. M. S. Anees 10. Abdullah Mahroof 11. K. M. Abdul Razzak 12. M. I. Muththu Mohamed 13. Dr. A. L. Shajahan 14. A. J. M. Faiz 15. M. N. Nazeer 16. M. A. M. Thahir 17. M. A. Anzil 18. Rushdy Habeeb, Attorney-at-Law 19. Dr. Y. K. Marikkar 20. M. R. M. Hamjath Haji 21. R. M. Anwer 22. I. L. M. Mahir 23. I. T. Amizdeen 24. Januafer Jawahir 25. S. H. M. Mujahir 26. Hon. Ali Sabry Raheem 27. All Ceylon Makkal Congress (The 1st to 27th Respondents all of No. 23/4, Charlemont Road, Colombo 06) 28. Dhammika Dasanayake Secretary General of Paliament Parliament of Sri Lanka Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte 29. Mr. Nimal Punchihewa Chairman, Election Commission Election Secretariat, P. O. Box 02, Sarana Mawatha, Rajagiriya. Respondents
29/02/24
SC/FR Application No. 502/12
Nanayakkara Gamage Don Kashyapa Sathyapriya De Silva No. 6B, Silvan Lane, Panadura. Petitioner Vs. 1. Manoj, Police Constable (P.C. 5778), Traffic Police, Mt. Lavinia Traffic Division, Mount Lavinia. 2. J.P.D. Jayasinghe Sub Inspector of Police/Traffic, Mt. Lavinia Traffic Division, Mount Lavinia. 3. Officer in Charge, Mt. Lavinia Traffic Division, Mount Lavinia. 4. Inspector General of Police Police Headquarters, Colombo 01. 5. Hon. Attorney General Attorney General’s Department, Colombo 12. Respondents
29/02/24
SC (FR) Application No. 498/2012
Punchi Hewage Ajithsena Silva, Kutukende Estate Nikadalupotha, Kurunegala. Presently, No. 22/A Mahaviara Road, Lakshapathiya, Moratuwa. Petitioner Vs. 1. Bank of Ceylon, No 4, Lanka Banku Mawatha, Colombo 01. 2. Chief legal officer, Bank of Ceylon, No 4, Lanka Banku Mawatha, Colombo 01. 3. P.A.G Weerakoon Banda Chief Manager Properties, Bank of Ceylon, No 4, Lanka Banku Mawatha, Colombo 01. 4. D.N.J Costa, Assistant General Manager Bank of Ceylon, Colombo 01. 5. S Liyanawala No. 1 No 4, Lanka Banku Mawatha, Colombo. 6. Hon. Attorney- General, Attorney General’s Office, Colombo 12. Respondents
29/02/24
SC FR Application No. 449/2019
1. Centre for Policy Alternatives (Guarantee) Limited, No. 6/5, Layards Road, Colombo 5. 2. Dr. Paikiasothy Saravananmuttu No. 3, Ascot Avenue, Colombo 5. Petitioners Vs 1. Hon. Attorney General (in terms of the requirements of Article 35 of the Constitution) 1A. Maithripala Sirisena (former President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka) No. 61, Mahagama Sekara Mawatha, Colombo 7. 2. Hon. Attorney General (in terms of the requirements of Articles 126(2) and 134 of the Constitution read with Supreme Court Rule 44(3)) Attorney General’s Department, Hulftsdorp, Colombo 12. and others...
29/02/24
SC Appeal 72/18, SC Appeal 73/18
Nanayakkarawasam Halloluwage Sisil Dias, No. 360/1, Poddalawatta, Wakwella Road, Galle. PLAINTIFF-RESPONDENT-PETITIONER Vs Wewelwala Hewage Hemathi, No. 362, Poddalawatta, Wakwella Road, Galle. 2nd DEFENDANT-PETITIONER-RESPONDENT Kirinda Liyanarachchige Premadasa, No. 359/1, Wakwella Road, Galle. 1st DEFENDANT-RESPONDENT-RESPONDENT Nanayakkarawasam Halloluwage Sisil Dias, No. 360/1, Poddalawatta, Wakwella Road, Galle. PLAINTIFF Vs 1. Kirinda Liyanarachchige Premadasa, No. 359/1, Wakwella Road, Galle. 2. Wewelwala Hewage Hemathi, No. 362, Poddalawatta, Wakwella Road, Galle. DEFENDANTS AND Kirinda Liyanarachchige Premadasa, No. 359/1, Wakwella Road, Galle. 1st DEFENDANT-PETITIONER Vs Nanayakkarawasam Halloluwage Sisil Dias, No. 360/1, Poddalawatta, Wakwella Road, Galle. PLAINTIFF-RESPONDENT Wewelwala Hewage Hemathi, No. 362, Poddalawatta, Wakwella Road, Galle. 2nd DEFENDANT-RESPONDENT AND NOW BETWEEN Nanayakkarawasam Halloluwage Sisil Dias, No. 360/1, Poddalawatta, Wakwella Road, Galle. PLAINTIFF-RESPONDENT-PETITIONER Vs Kirinda Liyanarachchige Premadasa, No. 359/1, Wakwella Road, Galle. 1st DEFENDANT-PETITIONER-RESPONDENT Wewelwala Hewage Hemathi, No. 362, Poddalawatta, Wakwella Road, Galle. 2nd DEFENDANT-RESPONDENT-RESPONDENT
 
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