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Directions

Directions issued under Section 10

The CAA can issue general directions to manufactures or traders in respect of labeling price marking, packaging, sale or manufacture of any goods.

Moreover, CAA can issue special directions to any classes of manufactures or traders specifying the times during which and the places at which such goods may be sold and any other conditions on manufacturing, importing, marketing, storing, selling and stocking any goods.

Every directions issued by the authority is published in the gazette and in at least one Sinhala, one Tamil and one English newspaper violation of the directions by any manufacture or trader becomes and offence under the Act.

Copies of the directions issued by the Authority can be downloaded from the following link.

Published Date  Gazette No Brief Description Active Date  Download (PDF) Status
2003.05.02 1286/18 Direction to all traders and manufactures of LPG 2003.05.02 Direction 01  
2003.08.25 1303/1 Direction of Labeling  2003.08.20 Direction 02 Rescind
2004.01.21 1324/18 Direction of Labeling 2004.04.20  Direction 03 Rescind
2005.08.26 1407/23 Direction of Labeling 2005.09.01 Direction 04 Rescind
2005.08.26 1407/23 Minimum 6 Month  Warranty for Electrical and/or electronic items  2005.09.01  Direction 05 Rescind
2006.09.12 1462/10 Direction of Advertisement  2007.01.01 Direction 07 Rescind
2006.10.13 1466/25 Direction of Labeling 2007.01.01 Direction 08 Rescind
2006.12.13 1475/12 Amendment on Direction 08 2006.12.13 Amendment
of Direct. 08
 
2006.12.13 1475/12 Use of "Halal" sign if certification issued by ACJU 2007.01.01  Direction 09 Rescind
2007.07.10 1505/8  Rescind Direction 08 2007.07.10 Direction 11  
2007.07.11 1505/15  MRP declaration for selected Imports items  2007.10.01 Direction 12  
2007.09.06 1513/24  Rescind Direction 09 2007.09.04 Direction 14  
2007.09.21 1515/22  Use of "Halal" sign if certification recognized body 2007.11.01 Direction 15  Rescind
2008.01.25  1533/15  prohibited to buy rice or paddy which is fit for human consumption to animal feed 2008.01.25 Direction 19 Rescind
2008.02.25 1538/4  Rescind Direction 17 2008.02.08 Direction 23  
2008.10.17 1571/25  No charge or levy for bag/wrappers issued to the consumer 2008.10.17 Direction 26  
2008.11.25 1577/4  Weighting scale at LPG traders 2008.12.01 Direction 27  
2009.02.11 1588/18  Direction of Labeling for polythene wrapper,   bags  2009.08.15 Direction 29 Rescind
2009.09.30 1621/19  LPG  2009.09.30 Direction 30  
2011.01.07  1687/45 Direction of Advertisement  2011.01.07 Direction 32  
2011.01.10 1688/4  Transport of Fruits and Vegetable 2011.01.10 Direction 33 Rescind
2011.03.22 1698/8 Direction of Labeling 2011.03.22 Direction 35 Rescind
2011.10.04 1726/6  Minimum 6 Month  Warranty for Electrical and/or electronic items  2011.10.15 Direction 37  
2011.10.17 1728/5 Transport of Fruits and Vegetable 2011.11,01 Direction 38 Rescind
2012.01.12 1740/22  Transport of Fruits and Vegetable  2012.01.15 Direction 39  
2012.12.05 1787/22  Direction of Labeling for pharmaceuticals and vitamins  2013.01.01 Direction 42  
2012.12.05 1787/22  Direction of MRP for pharmaceuticals and vitamins  2013.01.01 Direction 43  
2013.07.29 1821/5  Rescind Direction 19 2013.07.29 Direction 44  
2013.12.13 1840/52  Direction of labeling for Incense/Joss Sticks 2014.07.01 Direction 45  
2013.12.27 1847/21  Direct Not to store Milk Powder other than registered warehouse  2013.12.20 Direction 48  
2014.02.24 1851/1  Security Stamp on the wrapper or pack 20014.08.01 Direction 49  
2014.08.15 1975/38  Direction of labeling for paint,varnishes and solvents 20014.09.01 Direction 50 Rescind
2014.08.15 1975/38  Not keep Expired items, unfit for sale 20014.09.01 Direction 51  
2014.08.15 1975/38  Not keep Expired items, unfit for human consumption  20014.09.01 Direction 52  
2015.04.17 1910/4  Weighing scale verified for its accuracy by the department of Measurement 2015.05.01  Direction 53  
2015.06.11 1918/21  Compulsory registration from Department of Buddhist Affairs  2015.11.01  Direction 54  
2015.06.11 1918/20  Labeling for Ata pirikara, Thanipata Sivura, Pathraya, Banda Patiya  2015.11.01  Direction 55  
2015.06.11 1918/17  Details receipt of all patient who seek indoor treatment  2015.11.01 Direction 58  
2015.06.18 1919/44 Correction on Direction 58  2015.07.01  Correction on 58  
2016.05.13 1966/43  Warranty Certificate in all Three language  2017.01.01 Direction 60  
        Direction 61
 
2016.09.23 1985/38  Direction of labeling for paint,varnishes and solvents 2017.01.01 Direction 62  
        Direction 63  
        Direction 666  
2019.08.07 2135/35  Labeling in Three Language for specified goods 2020.01.01 Direction 68  
2019.11.25 2151/7  Direction of Labeling for float operating valve and spare parts  2020.06.01 Direction 69  
2019.11.29 2151/58 Labeling regulation for food wrapper (Lunch Sheet)  2020.06.01 Direction 70  
2019.12.31 2156/16  Labeling in Three Language for specified goods 2020.09.01 Direction 71  
2020.07.23 2185/67 prohibited to buy rice or paddy to animal feed or ingredient for the manufacture of animal feed 2020.07.23 Direction 72  
2020.08.12 2188/31  Labeling in Three Language for specified goods 2021.03.01 Direction 73  
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           

Directions issued under Section 12

Under section 12 of the Act, CAA can determine the standards and specifications relating to the production, manufacture, supply, storage, transportation and sale of any goods or supply of any services. CAA adopts the standards and specifications prescribed by the Sri Lanka Standards Institution of identified goods in order to protect the consumer and ensure the quality of goods. Once an item is gazette under Section 12 it becomes mandatory for the manufacturers and traders to comply with relevant standards. Noncompliance is identified as an offence.

 

Published Date  Gazette No Brief Description Active Date  Download (PDF) Status
2005.08.26 1407/23 SLS For Ata Pirikara 2006.01.01 Direction 06 Rescind
2007.02.15 1484/16 SLS For Mosquuito coil & mat 2007.02.12 Direction 10  
2007.09.06 1513/24 SLS For Asbestos Sheets  2007.08.31 Direction 13  
2007.09.06 1513/24  Rescind Direction 06 2007.09.04 Direction 15  
2007.09.21 1515/22 SLS for Atapirikara  2007.11.01  Direction 16  
2007.11.01 1521/29  SLS For Cements 2008.01.01 Direction 18  
2008.01.25 1533/15 SLS For Ribbed & Plain Steel 2008.03.01 Direction 20  
2008.01.25 1533/15 SLS For Steel Bar 2008.03.01 Direction 21  
2008.01.25 1533/15 SLS For Pipe for Water Supply 2008.03.01 Direction 22  
2008.09.08 1566/1  Rescind Direction 22  2008.09.08 Direction 24  
2008.09.08 1566/1  SLS For imported PVC Pipe 2009.01.01 Direction 25   
2009.02.10 1588/5  SLS For Toothpaste  2009.08.15 Direction 28  
2010.11.10 1679/39 SLS For Tooth Brushes   2011.06.01 Direction 31  
2011.01.26 1690/8  SLS For Clay Roofing Tile  2011.08.01  Direction 34  
2011.09.30  1725/30  Lead Contents For Paints  2013.01.01  Direction 36  
2012.01.27 1742/27  SLS For LPG Cylinder   2012.03.01  Direction 40  
2012.01.27 1742/27  SLS For Matches in Boxes 2012.06.01  Direction 41  
2013.12.13 1840/52  SLS For Electric Code & Insulated Cable 2014.12.01 Direction 46  
2013.12.13 1840/52  SLS For Mosquito Coil & Net 2013.12.10  Direction 47  
2015.06.11 1918/19  Goods Manufacturing Practice (GMP)  2017.01.01 Direction 56  
2015.06.11 1918/18  SLS for Packing of drinking water 2016.09.01 Direction 57  
2015.08.16 1923/65  SLS for Helmets  2016.09.01 Direction 59  
2017.12.07 2048/39  Plug & Switches  2009.01.01 Direction 63  
2017.12.07 2048/39  Electric Appliance not exceed 250V 2019.01.01 Direction 64  
2018.05.03 2069/37  Skin Cream & Lotions  2018.11.01 Direction 65  
2018.09.04 2087/19  GMP & Catering   2019.03.01 Direction 67  
           
           
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