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2024-May-31 CA/WRT/0485/2021 Ahugoda Naidelage Dharmadaasa Somapaala Vs. P. B. Jayasundera and 9 Others. Hon.M. T. MOHAMMED LAFFAR, J No proceedings shall be instituted against a person who holds office as the president of the republic Article 35 of the Constitution of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka.
2024-May-30 CA/BAL/277/2023 Peramuna Arachchige Hirushi Navanjalee Perera Vs Hon. Attorney General and others Hon.M.C.B.S. Morais J.
2024-May-30 CA/BAL/0229/2023 Samarathunga Arachchilage Don Dulanjali Vs. The Hon. Attorney General Hon. R. Gurusinghe J
2024-May-30 CA/BAL/0230/2023 Mohamed Anwar Nona Ferosia Vs The Hon. Attorney General Hon. R. Gurusinghe J
2024-May-30 CA/BAL/0231/2023 Hewa Fonsekalage Chathuri Dilhani Fonseka Vs The Hon. Attorney General Hon. R. Gurusinghe J
2024-May-30 CA/BAL/0227/2023 Munasinghe Arachchige Swarnalatha Vs. The Hon. Attorney General Hon. R. Gurusinghe J
2024-May-30 CA/BAL/283/2023 Mahamada Kalapuwage Ruwani Vs Officer-in-Charge, Police Narcotics Bureau, Colombo 01 and others Hon. M.C.B.S. Morais J.
2024-May-29 CA/BAL/0360/2023 Maraba Kodithuwakku Arachchige Niroshana Vs The Hon. Attorney General, Hon. R. Gurusinghe J
2024-May-22 CA/Writ/224-20 The Anuradhapura Vivekananda Society, Limited Vs Divisional Secretary of Nuwaragam Palatha, Anuradhapura & 2nd to 11th Respondents Hon. M. Ahsan R. Marikar, J.(CA) State land, Petitioner has suppressed material facts, misled the officials and obtained a long-term permit.
2024-May-21 CA/BAL/0115/2022 Anthony Anderson Fernando Vs Officer-in-Charge, Police Narcotic Bureau, and others Hon. R. Gurusinghe J
2024-May-21 CA/BAL/615/2023 Dematadeni Pathiranage Swarnalatha Ranjani Vs The Officer-in-Charge, Police Station and other Hon.M.C.B.S. Morais J.
2024-May-21 CA/WRIT 695-23 Fairview Hotels (Private) Limited Vs Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority and others Hon. B. Sasi Mahendran, J. Recommendation Consultation Judicial Review Price Regulation Order Prima Facie Balance of convenience Section 53 (1) of the Tourism Act
2024-May-17 CA/WRIT-303-23 Headquarters Inspector Vs. A.K.D. Ratnasiri Edirisinghe and others Hon. B. Sasi Mahendran, J. Wijeratne (Commissioner of Motor traffic) v. Ven, Dr.ParagodaWimalasena Thero and 4 Others, 2011 (2) SLR 258 at page 267 Abeydeera vs. Dr. Stanley Wijesundara and another ; Farook vWickremasinghe Francis Kulasooriya and another v. Officer in Charge, Police Station, Kirindiwela and Others, SC Appeal 52/2021, Decided on 14.07.2023, s. Siriwardena.
2024-May-16 CA/BAL 408-2023 KodithuwakkuMalani Padma Vs. Hon. Attorney General HON. M.C.B.S. Morais J. Possession and Trafficking of Drugs, Heroin, delay, negligence of the 2nd respondent, weakness of the prosecution case Section 83 of the Poisons, Opium and Dangerous Drugs (Amendment) Act No. 41 of 2022
2024-May-16 CA/BAL 539-2023 Thalarambage Sashika Dilhani Fernando Vs. Hon. Attorney General HON. M.C.B.S. Morais J. Possession and Trafficking of Drugs, Heroin, delay Section 83 of the Poisons, Opium and Dangerous Drugs (Amendment) Act No. 41 of 2022
2024-May-16 CA/BAL/0512/2023 Weerasinghe Arachchige Sujeewa Gayani, Vs The Officer-in-Charge, Anti-Corruption Unit, Police Station Negombo and other Hon. R. Gurusinghe J
2024-May-14 CA/BAL/0657/2023 Meneri Gamage Don Amila Udayanga and other Vs Officer-in-Charge Police Station, Thellippalai and other Hon. R. Gurusinghe J
2024-May-14 CA/BAL/0287/2023 Thalangama Arachchilage Dinesh Madusanka Perera Vs 1. The Officer-in-Charge Police Station, Mahabage and other Hon. R. Gurusinghe J
2024-May-14 CA/BAL/0370/2023 Mohomad Anvar Mohomad Ziyam Vs The Officer-in-Charge, Colombo Crimes Division (CCD), Dematagoda Hon. M.C.B.S. Morais J.
2024-May-10 CA/RII/48/2023 Chethana Erandithavo Jayakody Vs Lanka Telephone Company (Pvt.) Ltd. and others Hon. D.N. Samarakoon, J.
2024-May-10 CA/RII/18/2024 Amarasinghe Achchi Maddumage Don Pradeep Wasantha Kumara Vs Merregngnage Madhuri Priyanka Thushari Perera Hon. D.N. Samarakoon, J.
2024-May-09 CA/WRIT/65/2024 Ethugalage Wimikthananda Udavanga Rathne Diwakara. General Secretary, Insurance Corporation General Employees Union, Vs Hon. Attorney General Hon. D.N. Samarakoon, J.
2024-May-09 CA/BAL 125-2023 VeeravaguSugandiraValli Vs. Hon. Attorney General Hon. M.C.B.S. Morais J. Possession and Trafficking of Drugs, Heroin, long delay which is unusual in general, heavy bail conditions, protect the society from reoffending Section 83 (2) of the Poisons, Opium and Dangerous Drugs (Amendment) Act No. 41 of 2022
2024-May-09 CA/BAL/0585/2023 Amarasingha Vithanage Thanuja Sanjeewa Perera Vs The Hon. Attorney General, Hon.R. Gurusinghe J
2024-May-08 CA/TRF/0002/24 Dinesh Tharanga Rubasinghe Gunawardena Vs. Lanka Education and Research Network Hon. Sasi Mahendran, J. impartial trial section 46 (1) of Judicature Act No. 2 of 1978
2024-May-08 CA/COC/0016/22 H.D.I. Wijewardena v. J.M. Wijebandara, 50, Rajamaha Vihara Rd, Mirihana and Others Hon. Sasi Mahendran, J. Substitution, Contempt, Suppression facts, prima facie, Mohemed Salley BeebeeSeinam and others v. Mohemed Amanullah Fathima Naseema and another, CA No: 744/2000 F, Decided on 29.01.2014, Nimal Dhammika Jayaweera v. T.M. Nandasiri, SC Appeal No: 45/2013 and 44/2013, Decided on 31.10.2023, Oswald’s, ‘Contempt of Court’ (3rd edition on page 6) Re BRAMBLEVALE, Ltd, Lord Denning, M.R. 1969 (3) All E.R Page 1062 at 1063; Kahapola Arachchige Prabhath, Anuradha Nilupul Fernando v. Urban CoucilKesbewa and Others , CA/Contempt 05/2018 decided on 06.09.2019, R.A. Jayaratne v. Sirimavo R.D. Bandaranaike, 69 NLR 184, Media Image Ltd v. Dissanayake 2006 (3) SLR 215 at page 220 Walker Sons and Co.Ltd v. Wijayasena 1997 (1) SLR 293 at page 301 Blanca Diamonds (pvt) Ltd., v. Wilfred Van Els and Two Others 1997 (1) SLR 360 at page 362 Dahanayake and others v. Sri lankaInsuarance Corporation Ltd and others, 2005 (1) SLR 67 at page 79, Jayasinghe v. the National Institute of Fisheries and Nautical Engineering ( Constitution Debt Conciliation Board Debt
2024-May-08 CA-BAL-0648-23 Athukoralage Kanthi Ariyalatha Vs. Officer-in-Charge, Police Narcotic Bureau and other Hon. R. Gurusinghe, J.
2024-May-07 CA/WRT/0415/22 Prestige Automobile (Pvt) Ltd v. Mr. P.B.S.C. Nonis and Others Hon. Sasi Mahendran, J. Discovery of Fresh Evidence Administrative Law, Eleventh Edition, page 233, H.W.R. Wade And C.F. Forsyth Regina v. Sussex Quarter Sessions, Ex parte. Albert and Maud Johnson Trust Ltd and Others, 1974 QB 24 at page 35, W.G, Chandrasena and Another v. Sudharma Karunaratne and other, SC Appeal 31/2016, Decided On 19.10.2018, Section 2 and 8 of the Customs Ordinance
2024-May-07 CA/BAL/418/2023 Hatharasinghe Arachchige Uditha Kalyani Vs The Officer-in-Charge, Vice Prevention Unit, Police Station, Matara And others HON. M.C.B.S. Morais J.
2024-May-07 CA/BAL/0261/2023 Dinayadura Prasanna Manora Indikarathne Vs The Officer-in-Charge Police Narcotics Bureau, and others Hon.R. Gurusinghe J.
2024-May-07 CA/WRT/0402/22 Mahamarakkalage Rohana Susantha v. Hon. Justice Anil Gooneratne and Others Hon. Sasi Mahendran, J. No Evidence Rule, H.W.R. Wade and C.F. Forsyth in Administrative Law, Eleventh Edition, page 227, All Ceylon Commercial and Industrial Workers’ Union v. Nestle Lanka Ltd. 1999 (1) SLR 343 at page 348, Sumathipala v. National Insurance Corporation, 2011 (2) BLR 446, CA 137/1997 (F), Decided on 28.03.2011 Administrative Appeal Tribunal Act No 4 of 2002
2024-May-06 CA/CPA/0027/2024 Hewa Gunarathna Bhashwara Senaka alias Bhashwara Senaka Gunarathna Vs The Director General, Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption and other Sampath B. Abayakoon, J. Revisionary Jurisdiction – Discretionary Power of Revision - Bail - Travel Ban- Exceptional Circumstances– Right to Appeal - Miscarriage of Justice The Constitution Article 138 Bribery Act
2024-May-06 CA/RII/24/2024 New Nawaloka Medical Centre (Private) Limited Vs Hatton National Bank PLC. HNB Towers, 479, T.B. Jayah Mawatha, Colombo 10. and others Hon. D.N. Samarakoon, J.
2024-May-06 CA/RII/43/2024 Indu Sky Aviation (Pvt) Ltd. and others Vs Air India Limited Airlines House, and others Hon. D.N. Samarakoon, J. General Sales Agency Agreement - Arbitration Clause - Arbitration to be in Delhi under Indian Arbitration and Conciliation Act of 1996 - The doctrine of Kompetenz Kompetenz - West Tankers Inc (Respondents) v. RAS Riunione Adriatica di Sicurta SpA and others (Appellants), the opinion of the House [2007] UKHL 4 - The opinion of European Court of Justice (ECJ) - the absence of a rule such as ECJ Regulation No 44/2001 - UNCITRAL Model Law: Diversity of Approaches -
2024-May-03 CA/WRT/639/2023 Ceylon Teachers’ Union and 2 others Intervenient Petitioners Vs B.G.I. Kalani Hemali, Former Director (Education), National School Teacher Transfer, Ministry of Education, And others Hon. D.N. Samarakoon, J.
2024-May-02 CA/ WRT/0137/19 U. Prasanna Deepal and 25 Others Vs. Western Province Provincial Passenger Transport Authority and 14 Others. Hon. M. T. MOHAMMED LAFFAR, J Whether the Petition can be dismissed on the basis that the supporting affidavit is defective - Technical Objection-Defect in affidavit is curable-Defect can be rectified and proceeded The Oaths and Affirmation Ordinance No. 9 of 1895 (as amended) read with Article 140 of the Constitution of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka
2024-May-02 CA/PHC/APN 0024/2024 Mohamed Thajudeen Mohamed Fahim Vs The Hon. Attorney General Hon. Sampath B. Abayakoon, J Revisionary Jurisdiction-Offence of Cheating -Recalling Evidence -de novotrial – Discretionary Remedy of Revision - Failure of Justice Penal Code Section 403 Constitution Article 138 Evidence Ordinance Section 33 Judicature Act No.02 of 1978 Section 48
2024-May-02 CA/BAL/374/2023 AthurusinhageShyamaliSandamali Vs. Hon. Attorney General Hon. M.C.B.S. Morais J. Possession and Trafficking of Drugs, Heroin, Exceptional Circumstances, Glaring discrepancy as for the recovery of narcotics Section 83 (2) of the Poisons, Opium and Dangerous Drugs (Amendment) Act No. 41 of 2022
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