Polythene ban: No punishments until Jan. 1

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Published by : CT WEB 2017-08-23 15:42:41

Minister of Lands and Parliamentary Reforms and Co Cabinet Spokesman Gayantha Karunathilaka said that no one will be punished until 1st January 2018 as people engaged in the polythene industry have to find alternatives.

The decision to ban import, production and use of polythene of several categories will be implemented from 1st September.

Minister made these comments speaking at the cabinet briefing today (23rd Aug.) at the Department of Government Information.

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