Justice Ministry to repair damaged Court buildings in Jaffna
[TamilNet, Wednesday, 22 March 2006, 00:07 GMT]
A Sri Lanka Ministry of Justice team consisting of Mr. W. A. Seniveratne, Additional Secretary, and Chief Engineer Mr. D. A. Hemasiri, inspected Justice Courts buildings in Kayts and Mallakam Monday, and Point Pedro Tuesday morning and assessed the damages, sources in Jaffna said. The Justice Ministry is planning to repair the war damaged buildings to allow judicial activities to resume in these buildings, sources added.
The team visited Jaffna High Court, the Jaffna Additional Justice Court and the newly built Court complex Tuesday noon.
They discussed with the representatives of the Jaffna Attorney-at-law Association about resuming activities in the Point Pedro Justice Court locted inside the High Security Zone, sources said.
Jaffna Association of Attorney-at-laws requested the team to ensure that the new buildings are built in the same premises of the existing Justice Courts to enable smooth functioning of the courts.