Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 13 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka consumer authority earns Rs. 17 million this year from Hambantota district
Sat, Dec 8, 2012, 01:17 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Dec 07, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) says that it had earned Rs. 17 million in fines so far this year from the raids conducted in the Hambantota district.

The Authority has collected Rs. 17.71 million as fines from raids conducted in Hambantota District from January 2012 to November 30.

The CAA has earned the revenues by conducting 577 raids on both government and private businesses that were found violating consumer laws.

The raids have been carried out on traders who have violated the Consumer Protection Act by not displaying the retail prices, selling expired products, selling at a higher price than the marked selling over the government price controls price and selling substandard goods.

The CAA has deployed special teams in main cities across the country to conduct raids. The Authority recently recruited 52 graduates to expand the raids during the holiday season in a move to protect the rights of the consumers from unscrupulous traders.

** Related Story :: Sri Lanka consumer authority recruits graduates to increase raids against errant traders



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka government ally files petition before Supreme Court against 19th Amendment
-- [9 hours ago]
Leaders of Sri Lanka political parties discuss controversy over post of Opposition Leader
-- [9 hours ago]
Sidath Wettimuny appointed as head of Interim committee to run Sri Lanka Cricket
-- [9 hours ago]
Sri Lanka police use tear gas to disperse university students' march
EU considering Sri Lanka's request to grant GSP+ concession, lift ban on fish exports
Maldivian drug network in Sri Lanka busted
Sri Lanka inflation drops to record low of 0.1% in March 2015
Sri Lanka launches ten-year energy sector plan for knowledge-based economy
Sri Lankan PM hits out at sports and business media in the country
Sri Lanka's former Treasury Secretary questioned over oil hedging deal

Copyright © 2000, 2012 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.