A high-profile delegation representing LawAsia observed that the Sri Lankan judges hearing the petitions against dissolution of Parliament have demonstrated courage and have maintained independence at all times.
“The delegation viewed that the Sri Lankan Constitution was unique as it contained clarity leaving no doubt for interpretation, ” a statement by LawAsia said.
It also started that the observers commended the manner in which the proceedings were conducted and patience and the tolerance displayed when the cases were being argued.
LawAsia sent a high profile delegation to Sri Lanka to observe the Supreme Court proceedings during the hearing of the petitions field against President Maithripala Sirisena’s move to dissolve Parliament.
President LawAsia Chris Leong and Immediate Past President Prashant Kumar were in Sri Lanka to conduct the observation programme.
The observers visited Sri Lanka on an invitation extended by former BASL Chairman Upul Jayasuriya.