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SC rules no Provincial Council polls without delimitation

The Supreme Court has ruled that without a new Delimitation report that lays out the boundaries for electorates for the Provincial Councils elections to these bodies cannot be held under the new Local Councils Act.

Supreme Court hears crucial submissions over elections tomorrow

A five-judge bench of the Supreme Court will hear oral and written submissions tomorrow 23 Aug, as to whether the Provincial Council elections can be held under the former system or needs to be held under new laws.

Supreme Court stalls hangings

President Maithripala Sirisena’s declared intent to begin executions of serious drug offenders immediately took a body blow Friday as the Supreme Court issued an Interim Order stalling the hangings until October 30 this year.