Writ petition reserves for judgment | Sunday Observer
Deforestation around Wilpattu national park;

Writ petition reserves for judgment

The writ petition filed by the Centre for Environmental Justice (CEJ) seeking an order to quash clearing of the Wilpattu National Park forest and constructing a housing project adjoining the National Park was today fixed for judgment by Court of Appeal.

Court of Appeal two-judge-bench comprising Justice Janak de Silva and Justice Nissanka Bandula Karunaratne fixed the petition for judgment to be delivered on April 3.

All parties including petitioner and seventh respondent former Minister Rishad Badiuddeen had concluded their oral submissions regarding the petition and parties were directed to file their written objections before March 18.

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