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 nabs errant traders
Sat, Dec 29, 2012, 02:59 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Dec 29, Colombo: A special raiding unit established under the Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) has nabbed over 50 errant traders who had violated consumer laws during the festive season.

A CAA spokesman has told state-run Daily News that the errant traders were caught for breaching CAA Act No 9 of 2003 laws and regulations.

The suspected traders will be produced before Court shortly, the spokesman has said.

The CAA has launched a special programme to nab errant traders who would sell merchandise above the maximum retail price and sell expired goods.

The special unit established on the instructions of Co-operatives and Internal Trade Minister Johnston Fernando has conducted a series of island wide raids during the festive season

The Authority will fine the traders selling goods at higher prices, changing the fixed price of goods, alter prices and sell items without a warranty, selling goods after their valid dates are expired, selling goods underweight and for failure to display price lists.

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



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka's Bank of Ceylon starts year with Rs.4.4 billion PBT in 1Q 2015
-- [2 hours ago]
Former Sri Lankan minister Johnston Fernando released on bail
-- [3 hours ago]
Striking health sector employees of Sri Lanka return to work
-- [3 hours ago]
Over 700 Sri Lanka security forces personnel deployed for emergency medical services
-- [3 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Navy ship takes part in IMDEX Asia 2015 maritime defense exhibition in Singapore
-- [3 hours ago]
Singapore appoints new high commissioner to Sri Lanka
-- [5 hours ago]
Sri Lanka, Pakistan aim to boost annual bilateral trade to US$ 1 billion
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lankan Minister's remarks on fishermen's issue 'not helpful', India says
Sri Lankan President enlightens ICRC officials on government's programs
Parliamentary committee to record statements from Sri Lanka Central Bank and BOC officials

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.