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Orders issued under Section 18

Where the minister is of the opinion that any goods or specified service. Manufactures or traders cannot increase the retail or wholesale price of specified goods or service unless they obtain prior written approval of the CAA. 

Published Date  Gazette No Details Active Date  Download (PDF) Status
2003.08.20 1302/24 Specified Goods, Cement, LPG, Milk Powder, Mosquito Coils, Boxes of Matches 2003.08.20 Order 1   
2004.02.25 1329/21 Exclude Cement from Specified Goods 2004.02.25  Order 2   
2004.05.26  1342/11   Specified Good, Wheat Flour    2004.05.26   Order 3   
2005.08.26  1407/23  Specified Good, Cement   2005.08.26   Order 4   
           
2006.10.26 1468/16  Specified Goods, Cement of all type   2006.10.26  Order 6   
2006.11.03  1469/40   Excludes Mosquito coil, Boxes of Matches 2006.11.03   Order 7  
2007.03.05 1487/9  Specified Goods, White Sugar, Dried Chilles, B.Onion, Red Onion, Dhal, Dried Spreats, Gram, Gram, Green Moong, Canned Fish, Chicken Meat   2007.03.05  Order 8   
2008.01.23  1533/9 Specified Gdods, Rice 2008.01.23  Order 9   
2014.03.04  1852/22    Specified Goods, All drugs registered with the cosmetics,Device & Drugs Authority   2014.03.04   Order 10   

 

Orders issued under Section 20

The Authority, by order published in the gazette can fix the maximum price of goods and services. Every order issued under section 20, comes in operation on the date of publication of that order in the gazette.

Published Date  Gazette No Details Active Date  Download (PDF) Status
2008.04.17 1545/8 MRP for Rice 2008.04.17 Order 1 Rescind 
2008.04.23 1536/13  Rescind Order 01   2008.04.23 Order 2   
2008.04.24 1546/20  MRP for Rice 2008.04.24  Order 3 Rescind
2008.07.15 1558/4  MRP for Frozen Broiler Chicken 2008.07.15  Order 4   
2009.03.18 1593/28 MRP for Rice 2008.03.18 Order 5  Rescind 
2009.04.08 1596/19 MRP for Sugar, Dhal  2009.04.08  Order 6  Rescind 
2009.04.30  1599/36  Rescind Order 06 2009.04.30  Order 7   
2009.07.20 1611/5  MRP for FCMP  2009.07.20  Order 8  
2009.11.09 1627/6  MRP for FCMP 2009.11.09  Order 9   
2010.02.18  1641/48  MRP for Frozen Broiler Chicken  2010.02.18  Order 10  
2010.02.23  1642/10  Rescind Order 04  2010.02.18  Order 11  
2010.03.15 1645/6 MRP for Cement  2010.03.16  Order 12 Rescind
2010.06.20  1658/39  MRP for FCMP  2010.06.20  Order 13  Rescind
2010.09.17  1671/24  Rescind Order 05 2010.09.16  Order 14   
2010.12.09 1683/29  MRP for Rice  2010.12.09  Order 15 Rescind 
2011.05.02  1704/8  MRP for FCMP   2011.05.02   Order 16 Rescind  
2011.11.05  1730/27  MRP for Cement   2011.11.05  Order 17  Rescind 
2012.05.02  1756/7  MRP for Cement    2012.05.02   Order 18  Rescind 
2012.05.03  1756/9  MRP for FCMP    2010.05.03   Order 19  Rescind  
2012.05.04  1756/32  MRP for FCMP 2012.05.04   Order 20   
2012.06.18  1763/4  MRP for Infant Milk Powder  2012.06.18   Order 21  Rescind 
2012.10.18 1780/19  Rescind Order 10 2012.10.17  Order 22  
2012.10.17  1780/19   Rescind Order 18  2012.10.17   Order 23   
2013.05.30  1812/24  MRP for  Broiler Chicken   2013.05.30   Order 24   
2013.07.10 1818/11  Rescind Order 21  2013.07.09  Order 25  Rescind  
2014.04.09 1857/11 MRP for Rice  2014.04.09  Order 26  Rescind 
2014.04.22 1859/6 MRP for  Broiler Chicken   2014.04.22 Order 27  Rescind 
2014.04.25    1859/35     Correction Order 26   2014.04.25    Order 26
Correction
 
 
2014.08.01  1873/42  MRP for Rice   2014.08.01   Order 29  Rescind 
2015.02.20  1902/47  MRP for Cement  2015.02.20  Order 30   
2015.02.20  1902/55  Essential Items 2015.02.20   Order 31  Rescind  
2015.03.19  1906/47  Essential Items 2015.03.19   Order 32  Rescind 
2015.03.31 1908/9  MRP for Cement  2015.03.31 Order 33  Rescind 
2015.07.27  1925/3  MRP for Sugar,  Sprats  2015.07.27  Order 34 Rescind 
2015.11.24  1942/14  Essential Items 2015.11.24   Order 35 Rescind 
2015.12.10  1944/47  MRP for  Broiler Chicken  2015.12.10   Order 36 Rescind 
2015.12.10   1944/47   MRP for Sprats,Dhal, Chickpeas  2015.12.10   Order 37  Rescind 
2016.06.03  1969/62  Rescind Order 33  2016.06.03   Order 38   
2016.07.14  1975/68  Essential Goods  2016.07.14   Order 39   
2017.01.27  2003/44  Essential Goods   2017.01.27   Order 40   
2017.02.08  2005/24  MRP for Rice  2017.02.08   Order 41   Rescind
2017.02.17  2006/52  MRP for Rice  2017.02.17   Order 42   
2017.03.14  2010/10  Remove items order from  39,40   2017.03.14   Order 43   
2017.08.04  2030/46  MRP for Rice  2017.08.04   Order 44    
2017.08.16  2032/25  Rescind Order 44  2017.08.16   Order 45   
2017.08.30  2034/26  Remove items  from order 40 2017.08.30  Order 46   
2017.11.10  2044/51  Remove items  from order 39  2017.11.08  Order 47   
2017.12.06  2048/30  MRP for Dhal, Katta, Salaya, Coconut  2017.12.06  Order 48   
2017.12.26  2051/8  MRP for Rice  2017.12.26  Order 49  Rescind
2018.05.04  2069/42  Remove items order 39  2018.05.04  Order 50   
2018.09.28  2090/46  MRP for Water Bottle  2018.09.28   Order 51   
2018.10.12  2092/64  MRP for Sugar  2018.10.12   Order 52  Rescind
2018.10.12   2092/64   MRP for Sugar  (wholesale)  2018.10.12    Order 53  Rescind 
2019.05.31  2125/66  MRP for Rice  2019.05.31   Order 54  Rescind
2019.10.23  2146/28  Remove items order 48  2019.10.23  Order 55   
2019.12.19  2154/19  MRP for Rice  2019.12.19   Order 56   
2019.12.27  2155/34  MRP for Cement  2019.12.27   Order 57   
2020.02.24  2164/7  MRP for Big Onion  2020.02.23  Order 58   
2020.03.12  2166/29  MRP for  Broiler Chicken  2020.03.12  Order 59   
2020.03.12  2166/30  MRP for Maize  2020.03.12  Order 60   
2020.03.17  2167/9  MRP for dhal, B,onion, Can.fish  2020.03.17  Order 61   
2020.04.10  2170/7  MRP for Rice  2020.04.10  Order 62   
2020.04.21  2172/5  MRP for Turmeric Powder  2020.04.21  Order 63  
2020.04.28 2173/6 Rescind Order 52 and 53
2020.04.27 Order 64   
2020.04.30 2173/9  Remove Dhal & Canned Fish  2020.04.30  Order 65  
2020.05.28 2177/9 MRP For Rice  2020.05.28 Order 66  
2020.07.29 2186/17  Maximum Price for FBC & Antigen  Blood Test  2020.07.29 Order 67  
2020.09.23 2194/49 Rescind Order 63 2020.09.23 Order 68  
2020.09.25 2194/73 MRP for Coconut 2020.09.25 Order 69  
           
           

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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