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 recruits graduates to increase raids against errant traders
Fri, Nov 30, 2012, 09:13 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Nov 30, Colombo: Sri Lanka price regulator, Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) plans to increase raids against errant traders in the market during the upcoming festive season.

Chairman of the Consumer Affairs Authority Rumy Marshook says 52 graduates will be recruited to expand the raids during the holiday season in a move to protect the rights of the consumers from unscrupulous traders.

He says that raids will be carried out on traders who have violated the Consumer Protection Act to protect the consumers.

The Authority will fine the traders selling goods at higher prices, changing the fixed price of goods, selling goods after their valid dates are expired, selling goods underweight and for failure to display price lists.

The Consumer Affairs Authority also says there is no reason for price hike of rice as there is a surplus in the market at present.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka calls for developed nations to help the developing to reduce impact of climate change
-- [29 minutes ago]
UNP MP Ruwan Wijewardena resigns from Youth Front leadership to offer post to Harin Fernando
-- [1 hour and 29 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka's main opposition party UNP appoints Sajith Premadasa as Deputy Leader
-- [2 hours ago]
A batch of 500 northern youth recruited to Sri Lanka Army complete training
-- [8 hours ago]
Needs a far-reaching accountability process for reconciliation in Sri Lanka - UN rights chief
-- [8 hours ago]
Sri Lanka and Bangladesh start mapping historic FTA in Colombo
-- [9 hours ago]
Sri Lanka maintains policy rates, but limits commercial banks' access to its repurchase rate
Sri Lankan President arrives in New York for UN General Assembly, Climate Summit
Major Tamil party affirms self-rule within a unitary state in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka expresses concern about the increasing use of armed drones in counterterrorism

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.