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Judgments 2023 – September

Date of Judgment Case No. Parties Judgment by Keywords (Laws, Provisions & terms) Legislation Download
2023-Sep-27 CA (PHC) 27/2021 Tikiriwanni Unnehelage Dhanapala Vs Forest Range Officer, Forest Range Office, Mahaoya. and other - Hon. Sampath B. Abayakoon, J
2023-Sep-27 CA/ WRIT/390/2018 A. Aravindh Kumar, Henfold Estate, Lindula. Vs J.M.C. Priyadharshini, Competent Authority, Plantation Management Monitoring Division And others - Hon. Iddawala – J
2023-Sep-27 CA Bail/0199/23 Rashmika Chandramal Kumaranayake Vs The Officer-in-Charge Police Narcotics Bureau and other - Hon. P.Kumararatnam,J
2023-Sep-27 CA/WRT/128/20 Center for Environmental Justice (Guarantee Limited) and other Vs Director General, Coastal Conservation and Coastal Resource Management Department and others - Hon. M. T. MOHAMMED LAFFAR, J
2023-Sep-27 CA/lta-0009-22 Nasoordeen Faleel Rizan and others Vs N.M.M. Sabarulla and others - HON. JUSTICE M. T. MOHAMMED LAFFAR J
2023-Sep-26 CA/TAX/0001/2021 The Commissioner General of Inland Revenue, Department of Inland Revenue Vs Aitken Spence Travels Limited - Hon. Iddawala – J
2023-Sep-26 C.A./RII/0005/2021 Sandhyani Deepika Gamage Vs 1A.Memmemda Arachige Nirosha Lakmali Senerath and others - Hon. Iddawala – J
2023-Sep-26 CA./ HCC-0335-18 Imbulamure Sumangala Thero Vs Hon. Attorney General - Hon. Menaka Wijesundera, J
2023-Sep-25 CA/HCC 107/15 Alagan Sasitharan Vs Hon.The Attorney General - Hon. Sasi Mahendran, J
2023-Sep-22 C.A. WRIT NO. 0350 - 22 K . A. T. P. Jayasinghe and others Vs Kanchana Wijesekara Minister of Power & Energy Ministry of Power, and others - HON. JUSTICE M.A.R. MARIKAR
2023-Sep-22 CA/Writ/0364/2019 Vethanayagam Celesty Anpalagan Vs The University Services Appeals Board and others - Hon. M. Sampath K. B. Wijeratne J
2023-Sep-21 CA-WRT-136-20 Yakupitiya Kuruppu Arachchige Rohanajith Vs Justice N. E. Dissanayake Chairman, Administrative Appeals TribunalandFour Others - Hon. Wickum A. Kaluarachchi, J Unreasonableness. -Ultra vires. -Legitimate expectations. -Decisions of the Public Service Commission are not amenable to writ jurisdiction. -Amenability of the decisions of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal to writ jurisdiction
2023-Sep-21 CA (PHC) 82/2018 Segusahib Mohamed Aswar, Vs 1. Thajudeen Mohamed Hameem, Elamalpotha, Vahakotte, Matale and others - Hon. Sampath B. Abayakoon
2023-Sep-21 CA-Writ- 222-2019 Sri Lanka Thapal Sevaka Ekamuthu Sangamaya and others Vs Ranjith Ariyaratne and 18 others - Hon.S.U.B. Karalliyadde, J Salary increments and promotions of the officers in the Postal Department, Efficiency Bar Examination, Common Char Public Administration Circulars, Circulars issued by the Post Master General, Service Minutes
2023-Sep-21 CA (PHC) 83/2018 Segusahib Mohamed Aswar Vs Thajudeen Mohamed Hameem, Elamalpotha, Vahakotte, Matale and other - Hon. Sampath B. Abayakoon, J
2023-Sep-20 CA-WRT-224-19 Maj. J. A. T. P. K. Jayakody Vs Lieutenant General H. L. V. M. Liyanage, Commander of the ArmyandTen Others - Hon. Wickum A. Kaluarachchi, J
2023-Sep-20 CA/WRT/84/21 Mayadunnage Gunasena and other Vs Kurunegala Pradeshiya Sabha Malpitiya Boyagane, Kurunegala. and others - Hon. Dhammika Ganepola, J
2023-Sep-20 CA/HCC/0068/22 Hettiarachchige Haputhanthrige Kulawathi Vs The Hon. Attorney General - Hon. Sampath B. Abayakoon, J
2023-Sep-20 CA/WRIT/140/2021 N.W.Chaminda Pramuditha Lanka and others Vs Geological Survey and Mines Bureau Hon.Sobhitha Rajakaruna J. In consultation, acting appointment, permanent appointment
2023-Sep-19 CA -WRT- 104-20 Ranathunga Arachchige Dushantha Gotabaya Wanshanath Bandara Vs Hon. W. Iranganie Perera, Chairperson, Debt Conciliation Board, and Nine Others - Hon. Wickum A. Kaluarachchi, J -Jurisdiction of the Debt Conciliation Board. -Contradictory prayers cannot be maintained. -Application of Section 54 (1) of the Debt Conciliation Ordinance. -Power of the Debt Conciliation Board to decide whether a deed is a Transfer or a Mortgage. -Nullity of a Deed of Transfer executed without the written sanction of the Debt Conciliation Board after a Notice registered under Section 35 (2).
2023-Sep-19 CA/HCC/0310/15 Kariyawasam Ampegama Gamage Kamal Shantha Kariyawasam VS The Attorney General Hon.Sampath B. Abayakoon, J Drug Trafficking - Possession of Drugs – Mandatory Sentence- Totality of Evidence - Style of writing a judgement- Photographic Memory - Fair and impartial trial - Quality of the witnesses–Minor Contradictions - Reasonable Doubt - Temporary Incapacitation - Credible Evidence - Cross-Examination - Material Points
2023-Sep-18 CA(PHC) 0031/2018 Hettiarachchige Chathurika Maduwanthi Vs The Officer-in -Charge, Police Station, Tissamaharama and other - Hon.P. Kumararatnam, J Vehicle Confiscation. Forest Ordinance.
2023-Sep-18 CA / Writ/ 115/22 Romesh Mohan De Mel and other Vs Hon. S. M. Chandrasena Minister of Lands, “Mihikatha Medura”, Land Secretariat and others - Hon. Dhammika Ganepola, J
2023-Sep-18 CA/WRIT/85/2019 Virendra Kirthi Bandara Godamunne and Another Vs Road Development Authority and Others. - Hon. Sobhitha Rajakaruna J
2023-Sep-18 CA/Writ/19/2013 Sojitz Kelanitissa (Private) Limited Vs The Commissioner General of Inland Revenue Department of Inland Revenue, and others - Hon. Mayadunne Corea J
2023-Sep-15 CA/HCC/ 0020/2021 Medawatte Hewayalage Kosala Sisila Kumara Vs Hon.The Attorney General - Hon. P. Kumararatnam, J. • Circumstantial Evidence. • Medical Evidence. • Corpus delicti • Last seen theory. Penal Code
2023-Sep-14 CA /Writ/ 128/2017 SINGHA CEMENT (PVT) LTD Vs P. SAMAN DE SILVA Director Central Investigation Bureau Sri Lanka Customs and others - Hon. C. P. Kirtisinghe - J
2023-Sep-14 CA/WRT/0195/23 Ceylon Electricity Technological Engineers Superintendents Union Vs Ceylon Electricity Board and others - Hon. MOHAMMED LAFFAR, J
2023-Sep-13 CA/HCC/0046/22 Liyana Arachchige Lesli Wijesekara alias Liya Arachchige Lesli Wijesekara Vs Hon.The Attorney General, - Hon. Sampath B. Abayakoon, J Sexual Gratification - Reliability and credibility of the victim’s evidence - Probability of the prosecution version - Admissibility of the video recorded evidence– Credible and trustworthyevidence– Sufficient Corroboration - Material Evidence
2023-Sep-12 CA/CPA/81/22 Iyoob Mohamed Rifas Vs The Officer in Charge, Police Station, Sammanthurai and other - Hon. Sampath B. Abayakoon, J
2023-Sep-12 CA/WRT0102/2014 Mohamed Jaffer Mohamed Yoosuf alias Mohamed Yoosuf Mohamed Jaffer Vs Ranjith Happuarachchi, Commissioner-General of Inland Revenue - R. Gurusinghe J
2023-Sep-12 CA/WRT/0101/2014 Mohamed Saukath Jaffer Vs Ranjith Happuarachchi, Commissioner-General of Inland Revenue - R. Gurusinghe J
2023-Sep-11 CA PHC No. 189/2016 Kirihettige Jayashantha Eranda Perera and two others Vs Alankarage Anura Kithsiri and other - Kirihettige Jayashantha Eranda Perera and two others Vs Alankarage Anura Kithsiri and other - Hon.C.P. Kirtisinghe – J
2023-Sep-11 CA/WRT/418/17 R.C.D. Jayawardena, and others Vs Marshall Perera, and others - Hon. M. T. MOHAMMED LAFFAR, J
2023-Sep-08 CA/Writ/0212/2020 Gunasekarage Leelawathie, of Nagaradharanaawa Vs D.M. Shantha Dassanayake, The Divisional Secretary, The Divisional Secretariat, Madawachchiya and others Hon. M. Sampath K. B. Wijeratne J
2023-Sep-08 CA/HCC 0468/2017 Kumaravel Yoganadan alias Yoga Vs The Hon. Attorney General Hon.P. Kumararatnam, J • Fair Trial. • Production Chain. • Burden of Proof.
2023-Sep-07 CA/RII/12/23 M.D. Kamani Manimekala Rajakaruna Dassanayake (nee Saparamadu) Vs M.M. Sumithra Kumari Senerath Dassanayake Hon.Neil Iddawala J
2023-Sep-06 CA/WRIT/42/2021 Jayasinghe Arachchige Ranjith Jayasinghe Vs The University Grants Commission and others - Hon. Sobhitha Rajakaruna J
2023-Sep-06 CA -HCC – 0433 – 2019 Degiri Susantha Priyadarshana Silva Vs The Hon. Attorney General - Hon. Menaka Wijesundera J
2023-Sep-06 CA/HCC/43/2022 Matara Mahavidana Patabedige Anoma Nelum Kanthi Vs Hon.The Attorney General - Hon. B. Sasi Mahendran, J
2023-Sep-05 CA/WRT/0380/2020 R. D. Aluthgamage Vs Retired Justice N.E. Dissanayake Chairman, The Administrative Appeals Tribunal and others - Hon. M. T. MOHAMMED LAFFAR, J
2023-Sep-05 CA/Writ 64/2021 Kuruwitage Don Marlin Minura Siriwardena Vs Ceylon Petroleum Corporation and others - Hon. Dhammika Ganepola, J
2023-Sep-04 CA-HCC-161/2016 K.M. Abdul Majeed alias Master Raheem Vs The Hon. Attorney General - Hon. B. Sasi Mahendran, J
2023-Sep-01 C.A/ RII/21/2022 National Savings Bank Vs HNB FINANCE PLC and others - Hon. D. N. Samarakoon J
2023-Sep-01 CA (PHC) APN 0027/23 Lindamulage Anoma Priyanga Silva Vs Officer-in-Charge, Police station, Madampe. and others - Hon. Sampath B. Abayakoon, J
2023-Aug-31 CA-HCC-373-375/2017 Meegahapola Arachchige Wasantha Alias Upali and others Vs Hon. Attorney General Hon. Sasi Mahendran, J