Nalin Jayalath Perera appointed SL’s 46th CJ

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By Yohan Perera  

The Constitutional Council yesterday approved President Maithripala Sirisena’s nominee, Supreme Court Judge Nalin Jayalath Perera for the post of Chief Justice.  

As such, the former Judge of the High Court and the Appeal Court will be 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.