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* Sri Lanka police to fine vehicles playing loud music
Wed, Jun 25, 2014, 11:35 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

June 25, Colombo: Sri Lanka police headquarters has directed all police stations island wide to implement the laws against the vehicles emanating excessive sounds from vehicle stereos.

A circular with regard to the new law has been issued on June 21 and the orders are to be implemented with immediate effect.

Accordingly all police stations in the island are ordered to impose fines not less than Rs. 3,000 and not more than Rs. 5,000 on vehicles producing extensive sounds through sound systems fixed, causing disturbance to the public.

According to the law, the sound from vehicle stereos must be audible only to the passengers.

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