Neethiya Vol-19 presented to Chief Justice
Chief Justice Asoka de Silva receiving the first copy of the
19th edition of ‘Neethiya’ from the Editorial Staff members
including Patron Upali A. Gooneratne, Mahesh Wakistha, Kapila
Waidyatilleke, Varani Kariyawasam, Damith Ranjeewa and Chamira
Rodrigo. Picture by Rukmal Gamage
The maiden copy of Volume-19 of Neethiya Sinhala Law Magazine was
presented to Chief Justice Asoka de Silva last Friday at the Chief
Justice's Chambers in the Superior Courts Complex by the editorial staff
of the Neethiya Magazine.
"Neethiya" commenced in 1990 as a newsletter. Its inaugural issue was
launched by then Chief Justice Parinda Ranasinghe. Due to the dirth of
legal publications in Sinhala "Neethiya" has been in great demand among
the legal community, including practitioners, academics, judges, law
students, law enforcement officers as well as others interested in the
Therefore it was up-graded to a fully-fledged Law Journal with its
10th Anniversary issue in 2000, said "Neethiya" Foundation Patron Senior
Attorney-at-Law Upali Gooneratne.
The present Volume too is enriched with articles on a variety of
topics on the law written by distinguished specialists, well-prepared
notes on recent court decisions and on statutes, legal news tables of
cases and other contents, Gooneratne said.