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Notice No: 31/05/2024   

CONSTITUTION OF BENCHES FROM 03rd JUNE 2024 ONWARDS

(A) The Constitution of Benches of the Court of Appeal from 03rd June 2024, which shall be operative until further notice, is set out in the Schedule hereof.

(B) In all matters, the Rules of the Court of Appeal shall be applied and followed in a uniform, consistent and a fair manner.

(C) Once an argument commences, all Counsel shall endeavour to conclude oral submissions on the same day. However, if conclusion of the argument cannot be reached on the same day, further argument shall be fixed for a date within the shortest possible time, and if that is not possible, within the following three weeks, and not beyond.

(D)Where a Specially Constituted Bench has been nominated to hear and determine a matter, and anyone or more of the Judges of that Bench have been elevated to the Supreme Court or retired such matter shall be referred to the President of the Court of Appeal, who may refer such matter to the Division of this Court which has now been assigned the hearing of such matter in terms of this Notice, or who may nominate a new Special Bench to hear and conclude such matter, considering the circumstances. 

(E) All other matters where a Specially Constituted Bench has been nominated shall be taken up before the same Bench or same presiding Judge in the Court Room in which the presiding Judge of that Bench is sitting in terms of this Notice.

(F) Atl new applications filed on extremely urgent basis will be accommodated at the discretion of the presiding Judge of the relevant court and may be mentioned on a desired day only if such application is duly filed (with proof of dispatch of notice to the Respondents) at least before 10.00 a.m. on the day prior to such desired date.

Court
Room
No.
Bench Nature of Work
301 Hon. Justice N. Bandula Karunarathna, (P/CA)
Hon. Justice B. Sasi Mahendran
Writ applications filed from 1st September 2022 onwards.
Transfer Applications
Expulsion Cases
All Contempt of Court Applications
Election Petition Cases
Any other matters not referred to in this Notice
303 Hon. Justice Sobhitha Rajakaruna All Writ applications filed in 2021 (even numbers)
All Writ applications filed from 1st January 2022 to 31st August 2022.
Writ Applications, transferred from Court 301 on the directions of His Lordship the President of the Court of Appeal, whenever necessary.
107 Hon. Justice Menaka Wijesundara
Hon. Justice Wickum A. Kaluarachchi

All High Court Criminal Appeals (odd numbers).
All Bail Applications

Bail Appeals from High Court(BAA)

206 Hon. Justice M.T. Mohammed Laffar All Writ applications filed in 2019, 2020 & 2021 (odd numbers).
All Writ Applications, transferred from Court 301 on the directions of His Lordship the President of the Court Appeals, whenever necessary.
110 Hon. Justice Sampath B. Abeykoon
Hon. Justice P. Kumararatnam
All High Court Criminal Appeals (even numbers)
Appeals and Revision applications from the Provincial High Court (Criminal Cases).
Extradition Cases.
Leave to Appeal applications (Criminal).
MCR applications.
Miscellaneous applications (Criminal).
204 Hon. Justice M. Sampath K.B.Wijerathna
Hon. Justice M.A.R. Marikkar


Appeals and Revision applications from the Provincial High Court (Civil Cases)

Land Acquisition Board of Review cases

Leave to Appeal applications (Civil)

Miscellaneous applications (Civil)

Inland Revenue Cases stated by the Tax Appeals Commission filed from 01° January 2023 onwards.

Inland Revenue Cases stated by the Tax Appeals Commission filed during 2020 and 2021.

Writ Applications, transferred from Court 301 on the directions of His Lordship the President of the Court of Appeal, whenever necessary.

302

Hon. Justice S.U.B. Karaliyadd

Hon. Justice Mayadunna Corea

All remaining Inland Revenue Cases stated by the Tax Appeals Commission filed in 2009 up to 2016 and 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2022.

Writ Applications, transferred from Court 301 on the directions of His Lordship the President of the Court of Appeal, whenever necessary.

205

Hon. Justice R. Gurusinghe

Hon. Justice Chamath Morais

All remaining Final Appeals from District Courts.

All Restitutio in Integrum applications.

All Admiralty matters.

All Injunction applications.

All Habeas Corpus applications.

All Appeals under the Right to Information Act.

Writ Applications, transferred from Court 301 on the directions of His Lordship the President of the Court of Appeal, whenever necessary.

109 Hon. Justice Dhammika Ganepola 

All Writ applications filed from 2004 to 2018 (odd numbers and even numbers).

All Writ applications filed in 2019 and 2020 (even numbers}.

Writ Applications, transferred from Court 301 on the directions of His Lordship the President of the Court of Appeal, whenever necessary.

206

Hon. Justice M. T. Mohommed Laffar

Hon. Justice S. U. B. Karalliyadde

Appeals, Revisions and Leave to Appeal applications from the Wakfs Board and Quazi Courts.

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