Nalin Jay­alath Perera sworn-in as 46th CJ

Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka) - - FRONT PAGE - BY YOHAN PERERA

Supreme Court Judge Nalin Jay­alath Perera was yes­ter­day sworn-in as the new Chief Jus­tice, af­ter the Con­sti­tu­tional Coun­cil ap­proved his nom­i­na­tion by Pres­i­dent Maithri­pala Sirisena.

As such, the former Judge of the High Court and the Ap­peal Court be­came Sri Lanka’s 46th Chief Jus­tice.

The ap­proval of the Pres­i­dent’s nom­i­nee as the Chief Jus­tice was the first act of the new con­sti­tu­tional coun­cil which was ap­pointed on Thurs­day.

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