Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Supreme Court Determination on the Universities Amendment Bill

Here is the full Judgement of the Three Bench Supreme Court in 1999 on the University Amendments Bill and the position of the Supreme Court on Resignation of Heads sent by an eminent member of the FUTA Legal Support Team, Attorney At Law Rohana Ratnayake (LL.M).

Attorney At Law Dr. Camena Gunaratne, Senior Lecturer in law at Open University was one of the petitioners of this 1999 case together with Dr. Deepika Udagama, Dr. Jayadeva Uyangoda and others. Dr. Camena is also our current Legal Support Team Secretary as we get along with our Legal Battles to the highest court in Sri Lanka.

The article by Professor Savithri Gunasekere, Emeritus Professor of Law on these issues two Sundays ago in the Sunday Island is also compulsory reading .

Long live the FUTA and let our Academics be strong men and women as we struggle together!!

Dr. Mahim Mendis
FUTA Spokesmen, OUTA- President

1999 determination on the University Amendment Bill (The case of Deepika Udagama Vs the Attorney General)

Click here for the google docs document on the Supreme Court Determination on the Universities Amendment Bill by Justices RNM Dheeraratne, AS Wijetunge and Shirani Bandaranayake No. SC/SD /5/99, 6/99 etc of 11 May 1999

Also read:
* FJ&G de Saram on circular 956

* Note by Dr. Camena Gunaratne

* Article by Prof. Savitri Gunasekara