New polythene laws poised to take effect

New polythene laws poised to take effect

New polythene laws poised to take effect

Written by Staff Writer

31 Jan, 2016 | 3:23 pm

Commencing tomorrow, February 1, the law banning the use and production of polythene less than 20 microns is to be strictly enforced.

Chairman of the Central Enviorenmental Authority, Lal Dharmasiri said that those violating the laws could either be charged a fine of Rs. 10,000 or face up to two years of imprisonment.

 

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