Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lankan government grants grace period to register illegally imported vehicles
Wed, Jan 30, 2013, 09:22 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 30, Colombo: The Sri Lankan government has decided to grant a grace period for the owners of vehicles that were imported to Sri Lanka by unscrupulous methods.

The owners of such vehicles have been granted a grace period until March to pay Rs. one million and legally register the vehicle.

Sri Lanka police and other authorities have identified and seized hundreds of vehicles that were imported to the country in fraudulent ways. Some have imported vehicles as parts and assembled them later.

These vehicles cannot be legally registered but some register them under the licenses of discarded vehicles fraudulently changing the engine and chassis numbers. Some vehicles are used without a license.

The authorities say that this type of 'bud' vehicles, as they are known in the island, will be confiscated if not registered before March 31.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
British authorities arrest Sri Lankan couple for visa application fraud
-- [2 hours ago]
Sri Lankan government to amend Tea Act to impose hefty fines on unscrupulous tea traders
-- [3 hours ago]
Supplementary medical staff of Sri Lanka government hospitals to strike from August 08
-- [3 hours ago]
Australia to transfer Sri Lankan asylum seekers from boat to detention center in mainland
-- [5 hours ago]
Momentum building up in Sri Lanka for abolition of executive presidency
-- [7 hours ago]
Tamil Nadu CM urges Indian PM to give visa to UN team probing Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka condemns loss of civilian lives in Gaza
Sri Lanka progressively improves in human development
Coalition party of Sri Lanka ruling alliance likely to contest Uva PC separately
Sri Lanka's Central Bank enters into an investment agreement with Reserve Bank of India

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.