Comments /2049 Views / Thursday, 28 June 2012 01:32
By S.S Selvanayagam
The Court of Appeal yesterday (27) permitted two applications for intervention filed by the Sri Lanka Medical Council (SLMC) and the Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) into the Writ application of Ayurveda Doctors seeking that they be permitted to use and dispense several allopathic medicines and devices.
The Bench comprised Justices S.Sriskandarajah (President) and Deepali Wijesundera.
The original Petitioner Ayurvedic Doctors Washington Nanayakkara and Shrinath Senerath Paranayapa in their Writ application are seeking an order from the Court to direct the Minister of Indigenous Medicine to permit Ayurveda Medical Practitioners the use and dispensation of several allopathic medicines and the use of several allopathic devices used for the performance of several procedures.
The matter is fixed to be mentioned on July 16 for filing of Objections by the Intervenients to the main Application.
Petitioners cited Indigenous Medicine Minister Tissa Karaliyadda, Ministry Secretary, Ayurveda Commissioner, Secretary of Healthcare and Nutrition and Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva and the Attorney General as Respondens.
Faisz Musthapah PC with Ronald Perera appeared for the Petitioners. Additional Solicitor General Y.J.W.Wijethilake appeared for the Ministers. Shibly Aziz with Anita Perera instructed by Julius and Creasy appeared for SLMC while Sanjeeva Jayawardena with Sandamali Chandrasekera instructed by Amarasuriya Associates appeared for GMOA.
25 March 2017
Yesterday’s FT article on the CSE road show in Melbourne, appealing to expat Sri Lankans, triggered this. Emotional pleas and guilt appeals may be good enough to generate some charity or philanthropy (and do not confuse it w...
24 March 2017
IT and Commerce Minister of Telangana State Minister Rama Rao speaking at the Sri Lanka Human Capital Summit in Colombo said that the Telangana Academy for Skill and Knowledge created a platform between Government, academia and industry t...
24 March 2017
Big match season lays bare the tribalism and sexism in our society Big match season brings out the best in us and also the worst, I think. The camaraderie and the loyalty of the old boys and the enthu...
24 March 2017
I don’t often quote the United Nations (UN). Not because they don’t say sensible stuff. But because their sound bites are not as memorable as that which their opposition – rogue states, global terrorists – says. Because the...
Niroshan on Govt.’s growth, transparency and visionary policies at CSE Sydney forum
Sri Lankan insurance industry yet to realise full potential
Women entrepreneurs empowered by Coca-Cola prove they are ‘Bold for Change’
Celebrating International Women’s Day at Shangri-La’s Hambantota Resort and Spa