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Chief Justice of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka
Incumbent
Jayantha Jayasuriya

sinceĀ 29 April 2019
Style The Honourable Justice/His Lordship
Nominator The President
Appointer The President
with Constitutional Council advice and consent
Term length Until the age of sixty-five years
Constituting instrument Royal Charter of Justice of 1801 in reference with the Constitution of Sri Lanka.
Formation March 1801
First holder Codrington Edmund Carrington

The Chief Justice of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka is the head of the judiciary of Sri Lanka and the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka.

Created in 1801, the Chief Justice is one of ten Supreme Court justices; the other nine are the Puisne Justices of the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka.

The Chief Justice is nominated by the Constitutional Council, and appointed by the President.. The first Chief Justice was Codrington Edmund Carrington. The 47th and current Chief Justice is Jayantha Jayasuriya.

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