SC re­serves judgement with­out a date

Case was heard be­fore a seven judge bench on Dec. 4,5, 6 and yesterday Or­der ex­tended till the judgement was de­liv­ered

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While ex­tend­ing the in­terim or­der sus­pend­ing the gazette no­ti­fi­ca­tion on the dis­so­lu­tion of Par­lia­ment un­til the fi­nal judgement on the pe­ti­tions against the dis­so­lu­tion is de­liv­ered , the Supreme Court last night con­cluded the hear­ing and re­served the judgement with­out a date.

Par­lia­ment was dis­solved by Pres­i­dent Maithri­pala Sirisena on Novem­ber 9 and the pe­ti­tions against it were filed on Novem­ber 12 and the hear­ing was started im­me­di­ately.

Hear­ing was held on Novem­ber 12, 13 be­fore a three judge bench in­clud­ing Chief Jus­tice Nalin Per­era and in­terim or­ders sus­pend­ing the gazette no­ti­fi­ca­tion on the dis­so­lu­tion of Par­lia­ment and the prepa­ra­tions of the gen­eral elec­tion were given on Novem­ber 13.

Later the bench was ex­panded on the

re­quest of the par­ties and case was heard be­fore a seven judge bench on De­cem­ber 4,5, 6 and yesterday.

Ini­tially it was an­nounced that the judgement would be de­liv­ered yesterday, how­ever, the Court an­nounced on Thurs­day that the in­terim or­der would be ex­tended till to­day.

When the hear­ing con­cluded at about 7 pm yesterday the Court an­nounced that the in­terim or­der on the dis­so­lu­tion of Par­lia­ment would be ex­tended till the judgement was de­liv­ered and re­served the judgement with­out a date.

In­terim or­der on dis­so­lu­tion of par­lia­ment ex­tended

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