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Judgments 2023 – January

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2023-Jan-31 CA/WRT/0073/2019 Raigam Marketing Services (Pvt) Ltd Vs Dr. Anil Jasinghe. Chief Food Authority. (Director General of Health Services) Hon. M. T. MOHAMMED LAFFAR, J
2023-Jan-31 CA/BAIL/ 39/22 Sirimanna Archchige Hasitha Hansaka Vs 1. Officer in Charge Police Station and others - Hon. Menaka Wijesundera J
2023-Jan-31 CA/WRIT/353/2022 T. A. N. S. Thevarapperuma Vs. J. M. C. Priyadarshani, Competent Authorityand others Hon. Sobhitha Rajakaruna J
2023-Jan-31 CA/HCC/0408/2018 Abeykoon Mayadunnege Athula Abeykoon Vs The Hon. Attorney General Hon. P. Kumararatnam, J.
2023-Jan-31 CA/HCC/0333/2019 Hapuarachchige Weerarathna and other Vs The Hon. Attorney General Hon. P. Kumararatnam, J
2023-Jan-31 CA/WRT/375/2019 Withanage Don Buddhadasa Vs Bank of Ceylon And others MOHAMMED LAFFAR, J
2023-Jan-31 CA/ CPA 153 / 15 Geeth Prasanna Dissanayake Vs Officer in Charge Traffic Branch Police Station and other - Hon. : Menaka Wijesundera J
2023-Jan-31 CA/HCC/0231/2018 - Mohomad Rauf MohomadHilmialias Gama Vs Hon. The Attorney- General Hon. Sampath B. Abayakoon, J
2023-Jan-31 CA/HCC/267/2009 Aluthbaduge Srimathi Jayantha Rodrigo Vs The Hon. Attorney General Hon. N. Bandula Karunarathna J
2023-Jan-30 CA/HCC/0404/2018 Wanniarachchige Sunil Fonseka alias Ajith Vs Hon. The Attorney General Hon. Sampath B Abayakoon, J. Cruelty on a minor – negligence - hurt - voluntarily causing hurt – totality of evidence –eye injury - causing grievous hurt Penal Code Section308A (2) read with section 32, Section308A(1), Section310, Section312, Section 316, Section 311(b), Section 314
2023-Jan-30 CA/WRIT/561/2021 The Union of Revenue Inspectors of Local Government Service and others Vs. Hon. Lalith U. Gamage, Governor-Central Province and others Hon. Sobhitha Rajakaruna J
2023-Jan-27 CA/HCC/ 0037/2019 Basnayaka Mudiyanselage Ranjith Basnayaka Vs. Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption & Other Hon. N. Bandula Karunarathna J.
2023-Jan-27 CA/ RII/12/19 Panadura Pradeshiya Sabhawa Vs Don Wimal Wijesuriya Don Saman Dharmasri Wijesuriya Hon. B. Sasi Mahendran, J
2023-Jan-27 CA/HCC/0302-306/2016 Thiruchelvam Nixon alias Ramesh and others Vs Hon. The Attorney General Hon. Sampath B. Abayakoon, J Murder - Causing harm - Unlawful Assembly-Common Object-Common intention - Unreliable evidence - Inherent weaknesses of the evidence – Eyewitnesses - Corroboration –Culpable homicide - Interests of justice
2023-Jan-27 CA (PHC) 181/2018 Liyana Arachchige Namal Vs Liyana Arachchige Sandya Namali, and other Hon. Prasantha De Silva, J
2023-Jan-27 CA/HCC/0008/2018 Ganeachchi Pathirannahalage Lakshman Vs Hon. The Attorney General, Hon. Sampath B Abayakoon, J. Murder – Identification of the appellant - Lighting Condition - Totality of Evidence - Turnbull Guidelines - Cogent Evidence Penal Code Section 296
2023-Jan-27 CA/TAX/0005/2019 Indian Overseas Bank Vs. The Commissioner General of Inland Revenue Hon. Dr. Ruwan Fernando, J.
2023-Jan-27 CA/TAX/0018/2019 LOLC Finance PLC Vs. The Commissioner General of Inland Revenue Hon. Dr. Ruwan Fernando, J.
2023-Jan-27 CA/WRIT/151/2021 Warakamure Gedara Ahamed Mohamed Mazeen Vs. Ms. A.H.M. Indika Kumari Abesinghe Divisional Secretary & Others Hon. Sobhitha Rajakaruna J
2023-Jan-26 CA/HCC/0129/2019 Thajudeen Mohomad Fahim Vs The Hon. Attorney- General Hon. Sampath B. Abayakoon, J Cheating - Intention - Fraudulent or Dishonest Deceiving - Infirmities in the Defence – Proof Beyond Reasonable Doubt – Contradictions Penal Code Sections 403, 398 Code of Criminal Procedure Act Section 17
2023-Jan-26 CA/HCC/0253/2017 - Basnagala Gamaralalage Priyantha Padmakumara Vs The Honourable Attorney General Hon. R. Gurusinghe, J Murder, section 27 recovery Section 296 of the Penal Code
2023-Jan-26 CA /HCC/0091/2009 S.A. Latheef Vs Hon. Attorney General Hon. N. Bandula Karunarathna J
2023-Jan-26 CA/WRIT/369/2020 Ven. Bambarawane Saddhathissa Vs. Raja Manthreelage Thilak Rajapaksha & Others Hon. B. Sasi Mahendran, J.
2023-Jan-26 CA/WRT/440/2020 Professor Narada Digagamini & Others Vs. Hon. Pavithra Wanniarachchi Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine & Others HON. MOHAMMED LAFFAR, J.
2023-Jan-26 CA/WRIT/0023/23 Vithan Harischandralage Premasiri and another Vs. National Development Bank PLC and others Hon. Sobhitha Rajakaruna J
2023-Jan-26 CA/WRT/422/2020 Prof. D.G. Harendra de Silva & Others Vs. Hon. Pavithra Wanniarachchi Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine & Others HON. MOHAMMED LAFFAR, J.
2023-Jan-26 CA/WRIT/106/2022 Ceylon Bank Employees’ Union and others Vs Bank of Ceylon and others Hon. Sobhitha Rajakaruna J. Contract of Employment, pre mature retirement benefits, financial obligations Finance Act No. 38 of 1971 Bank of Ceylon (Amendment) Law No.10 of 197
2023-Jan-25 CA /BAIL / 24 / 2022 Victor Susantha Gamini Alias. ‘Kochchi Gamini’ Vs The Officer in Charge Police Station Aralaganwila and others Hon. Menaka Wijesundera J.
2023-Jan-25 CA / BAIL / 54/2022 Giguruwa Gamage Ajith Priyantha Vs Officer in Charge Opatha Police Station Opatha and others Hon. Menaka Wijesundera J
2023-Jan-25 CA / BAIL / 0001 / 22 Sakkariya Mohamed Rizwan Vs Officer in Charge Police Station Pothuvil and others Hon. Menaka Wijesundera J
2023-Jan-24 CA/HCC/ 0080/2017 Welivita Liyanage Don Mahesh Lasantha Perera Vs The Hon. Attorney General Hon. N. Bandula Karunarathna J
2023-Jan-24 CA/HCC/ 0463/2017 Arumugam Jegadeeswaran Vs The Hon. Attorney General Hon. N. Bandula Karunarathna J
2023-Jan-24 CA/PHC/158/2015 Vitharanage Shiromala Priyadarshani Vs The Hon. Attorney General - Hon. Iddawala – J (590.73 kB) Details Download CA /PHC/ 73/2015 Kim John Kooling, Animal S.O.S. Lanka (Private) Limited Vs Officer-in-Charge, Police Station, Weligama and others Hon. Iddawala – J
2023-Jan-24 CA/ BAA/0001/22 Thewa Hettige Upali Lakshman Silva Vs Officer in-Charge, Chief Inspector of Police, Police Station, Pannala and others Hon. Iddawala – J
2023-Jan-24 CA/PHC/158/2015 Vitharanage Shiromala Priyadarshani Vs The Hon. Attorney General Hon. Iddawala – J
2023-Jan-23 CA/PHC/ 143/2018 - Hewa Pathirana Jayawickrama Vs Office -In-Charge, Police Station, Mawathagama and others Hon. N. Bandula Karunarathna J
2023-Jan-23 CA/HCC/0250/2018 Hon. The Attorney General Vs Selvakumar Sathyaleela alias Sathya Hon. Sampath B Abayakoon, J. Murder – Conspiracy – Aiding and Abetting - Seriousness of the crime–Totality of Evidence - Misdirectionin law Code of Criminal Procedure (Special Provisions) Act No. 15 of 2005 Section 3(1) Penal Code Section 113(A), Section 108, Section 296 Penal Code Section 296 read with Section 108
2023-Jan-20 CA (PHC) APN 88/18 Kaneswaran Nageswary and other Vs Gnaneswary Vairavasuntharam Alaveddy Centre, Alaveddy. and other Hon. Prasantha De Silva, J
2023-Jan-20 CA/WKF/04/19 M.IM. Amanullah and others Vs . A.H.M. Misrulafi and others Hon. M. T. MOHAMMED LAFFAR, J
2023-Jan-20 CA/HCC/0052/2018 Zeik Ismail Akbar alias Master Vs. The Attorney General Hon. Sampath B Abayakoon, J.
2023-Jan-19 CA HCC- 0058/2018 Karunanayake Pathirennehelage Sunil Wickramaratne alias Nilame Vs Hon. The Attorney General P. Kumararatnam, J. • Culpable Homicide. • Sudden Fight Penal Code
2023-Jan-19 CA - HCC 261-2014 Walakada Gamage Priyantha Vs The Honourable Attorney General Hon. R. Gurusinghe, J
2023-Jan-19 CA/HCC/ 0183/20 - Don Danushka Hewa Vitharana alias Pola Vs The Hon. Attorney General Hon. N. Bandula Karunarathna J
2023-Jan-18 CA (PHC) 212_2018 Kathriachchi Pinnawalage Sunil Padmasiri and other Vs Kathriachchi Pinnawalage Sunil Padmasiri and other Hon. Prasantha De Silva, J
2023-Jan-18 CA / BAIL / 32/22 Ramasamy Yohan Jayantha Vs Officer in Charge Police Station Akmeemana. and other Hon. Menaka Wijesundera J
2023-Jan-17 CA /CPA 25/2022 Sudirikku Hennadigodage Piyaseeli Vs Officer in Charge Colombo Crime Division Dematagoda and others Hon. Menaka Wijesundera J
2023-Jan-17 CA/HCC/ 0259/2019 Hewa Halpawannage Aruna Shantha Pathinayake Vs The Hon. Attorney General Hon. P. Kumararatnam, J
2023-Jan-17 CA / CPA / 47 / 2022 Malawiarachchige Samantha Nandana Kumara Vs The Hon. Attorney General - Hon. Menaka Wijesundera J
2023-Jan-16 hcc-0300-302-18 Susehewage Piyal Indrajith and others Vs The Attorney General Hon. P. Kumararatnam, J. • Standard of proof. • Re-tria Penal Code
2023-Jan-13 CA/WRIT/156/2022 Party names Jayaratne V.I.P. Services (Private) Limited vs. Major General (Retd.) G. Vijitha Ravipriya, Director General of Sri Lanka Customs and others Sobhitha Rajakaruna J. Legitimate expectation, reasonable criteria. mistake/error, rights as a ground of review Protection of Government Revenue (Special Provisions) Act No. 1 of 2006 Customs Ordinance
2023-Jan-13 CA/HCC/0437/2019 Pussagodage Thusitha Namal Kumara Vs Hon. Attorney General Hon. K Priyantha Fernando, J. (P/CA
2023-Jan-12 CA/ WRT/176/2020 Asoka Kularatne Vs Bope-Poddala Pradeshiya Sabha, Kalegana, Galle and others Hon. M. T. Mohammed Laffar, J.
2023-Jan-12 CA/TAX/0017/2019 Dialog Broadband Networks (Private) Limited Vs. Commissioner General of Inland Revenue, Department of Inland Revenue Hon. M. Sampath K. B. Wijeratne J
2023-Jan-12 CA/HCC/0108-0109/2019 Gamlathge Nishantha & Other Vs. Hon. Attorney General Hon. K. PRIYANTHA FERNANDO, J.(P/CA) Evidence of child witnesses Credibility of witnesses Uncorroborated evidence Section 354 of the Penal Code Section 354 read with section 102 of the Penal Code Section 365 B(2)(b) of the Penal Code
2023-Jan-12 CA (PHC) 70/2014 Hewa Pathiranage Sompala Munasinghe Vs K.D.S.Subhasinghe, Inspector of Police and others Hon. Prasantha De Silva, J
2023-Jan-12 CA (PHC) APN 117/2017 Sarath Andrahennadi Vs Officer in Charge, Police Station, Sigiriya and others Hon. Prasantha De Silva, J
2023-Jan-12 CA / BAL/ 019/ 2022 Panambarage Suranjan Alexander Fernando Vs The Officer in Charge Police Station Negombo and others Hon. Menaka Wijesundera J
2023-Jan-11 CA (PHC) 125/2018 RajapaksheMudiyanselageHettiyadeniyeKoraleArachchilage NalaniKumarihami Vs MahamarakalageKurukulasuriyaPatabedige Anura Kumarasiri Perera Hon. Prasantha De Silva, J Revisionary Jurisdiction- Alternative Remedy- Civil Forum Exceptional Circumstances- Miscarriage of Justice Sections 66 (1) (a)and 69 of the Primary Courts’ Procedure Act No. 44 of 1979.
2023-Jan-11 CA BAIL 30 / 22 Wisnadewayalage Nirosh Malkanthi Vs Officer in Charge Police Station Giradurukotte and others Hon. Menaka wijesundera J
2023-Jan-10 CPA 160/2022 Thushara Sanjeewa Witharana, Mayor Vs Admiral of the Fleet Wasantha Karannagoda and others Prasantha De Silva, J.
2023-Jan-09 WRT-0450-22 Chandana Niroshana Lokuliyanage, Vice President-Matara Law Societyand another vs. Hon. Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe, Minister of Justice and Prison Reforms and others Hon. Sobhitha Rajakaruna J. Relocating court premises, place of heating, proviso, convenient place Judicature Act No. 2 of 1978
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N/A CA/PHC/APN/CPA/118/2022 Saludin Mohemmed Akbar Vs The Hon. Attorney General and others Neil Iddawala J