Sri Lanka Right To Life Death In Custody Rule Of Law

“Although the right to life is not expressly recognised as a fundamental right, that right is impliedly recognised in some of the provisions of Chapter III of the Constitution.In particular, Article 13(4) provides that no person shall be punished with death or imprisonment except by order of a competent court.”Sriyani Silva v Iddamalgoda, OIC (2003) 2 SLR 63″In the Forces, command is a sacred trust, and dis­cipline is kw rolex oyster perpetual m124300 0006 41mm unisex watch oyster bracelet paramount. He was under a duty to take all reasonable steps to ensure that persons held in custody… …were treated humanely and in accordance with the law…. …That includ­ed monitoring the activities of his subordinates, particularly those who had contact with detainees.”Deshapriya v Captain Weerakoon (2003) 2 SLR 99″Every person in this country, be he a criminal or not, is entitled to this right to the fullest content of its guarantee. Constitutional safeguards are generally directed against the State and its organs. The police force being an organ of the State is enjoined by the Constitution to secure and advance this right and not to deny, abridge or restrict the same in any manner and under any circumstances.”Amal Sudath Silva v Kodituwakku, IP (1987) 2 SLR 119″The petitioner may be a hardcore criminal… …But if constitutional guarantees are to have any balenciaga 785666 1 casual shoes for women meaning or value in our democratic set up, it is essential that he be not denied the protection guaranteed by our Constitution.”Amal Sudath Silva v Kodituwakku, IP (1987) 2 SLR 119#SriLanka#RightToLife#DeathInCustody#RuleOfLaw

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