Minister of Justice (Sri Lanka)
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|Minister of Justice of Sri Lanka|
|Ministry of Justice|
|Nominator||The Prime Minister|
|Formation||26 September 1947|
The Minister of Justice is an appointment in the Cabinet of Sri Lanka.
The constitution defines that it is mandatory for a minister of the cabinet to be styled as the Minister of Justice. From 1947 to 1970, per section 48 of the constitution, the Minister of Justice was one of two Ministers appointed from the Senate of Ceylon, as such appointments have been held by Advocates.
List of Justice Ministers
- fergusons-ceylon-directory (PDF). historyofceylontea.lk. Retrieved 10 July 2020.