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* Sri Lanka police to take stern action against VIP labels, tinted glass on vehicles
Mon, Jan 6, 2014, 11:37 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 06, Colombo: Sri Lanka police announced today that the law would be implemented strictly with immediate effect against vehicles displaying VIP or VVIP labels on the windscreen.

The Police headquarters has also directed police to implement the regulations regarding tinting vehicle windows.

The Police headquarters said it has received information that the vehicles displaying these types of labels are increasingly used for various crimes.

The police media spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana said that VIP and VVIP boards are not permitted on vehicles while on highways. They are to be used only for parking purposes when state ceremonies are held.

Uses of tinted glass are appended in Government Gazette 875/08 on 16.06.1995 and Gazette Number 1273/28 on 31.01,2003.

Tinting windscreen and the two shutters besides the driver is an offence. However 20% tinted glass could be used only on the top portion of the windscreen.

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