Jaffna lawyers call off Court boycott
[TamilNet, Monday, 05 May 2008, 14:52 GMT]
Members of Northern Bar Association of Sri Lanka (NBASL) called off their Friday Boycott of all Courts of Law in Jaffna peninsula after confirming that the facilities allocated to them in the newly built judicial complex have been made available in response to their long term demand, NBASL representatives said.
Jaffna High Court Judge, S. Suvarnarajah and Jaffna District Court Judge, R. K. Vignarajah informed NBASL that the facilities meant for them are made available, and the lawyer representatives who visited Monday the judicial complex were satisfied with the arrangement.
Divisional courts in Point Pedro in Vadamaraadchi, Chaavakachcheari in Thenmaraadchi, Mallaakam in Valikaamam and Kayts in the islets of Jaffna along with the Jaffna High Court and Jaffna District Court functioned smoothly Monday as lawyers promptly appeared for the sessions.