Justice K.Sripavan was appointed as the 44th Chief Justice on 30th January 2015. His Lordship was born on 29 February 1952 and was educated at Jaffna Hindu College between 1962 and 1972.

Thereafter Justice Sripavan joined Ceylon Law College in 1974 and passed out as an Attorney- At-Law in 1976. 

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The Sri Lanka Judges’ Institute is now 23 years old. These 23 years have coincided with many significant changes in the legal system of this country. The Judges’ Institute amidst host of challenges including physical and financial resources provided its services in training Judges to contribute to those developments in the judicial system assisted by the Ministry of Justice and Funding agencies.

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The Sri Lanka Judges’ Institute was established by an Act of Parliament titled “Sri Lanka Judges’ Institute Act” No. 46 of 1985. The Board appoints the Institute’s Director and such other officers and servants, in its necessary for carrying out the objects of the Institute and to exercise disciplinary control (including the power of dismissal) over the Director, officers and servants of the Institute....

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According to section 3 of the Act Sri Lanka Judges’ Institute has a Board of Management comprising of the Hon. Chief Justice and...

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