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Acts & Regulations

  • Acts

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National Environmental Act No. 47 of 1980

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National Environmental (Amendment) Act, No. 56 of 1988

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National Environmental (Amendment) Act, No. 53 of 2000

Regulations

  • Environment Protection
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Order published under the Gazette Notification No. 1533/16 dated 25.01.2008

(Re: Environmental Protection License Prescribed Activities)
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Order published under the Gazette Notification No. 1534/18 dated 01.02.2008

(Re: National Environmental Protection & Quality Regulations)
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Regulations published under the Gazette Notification No. 850/4 dated 20.12.1994

(Re: Appeal Procedure)
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Order Under Section 24C and 24D of the aforesaid Act and published in Gazette Extraordinary No.1466/26 of October 13,2006

published under the Gazette Notification No.2090/11 dated 25.09.2018 

(Re: Limits of the Muthurajawela Environmental Protection Area)

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REGULATIONS made by the Minister of Environment under Section 32 of the National Environmental Act, No. 47 of 1980 read with Sections 23A and 23B of that Act.

(2264/17 -  Sinhala  /   English  Tamil ) Amended - National Environmental Protection & Quality Regulation

(2264/18 -  Sinhala  /   English  /  Tamil ) The Prescribed Activities for which a license is Required

 

  • Air Quality
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Regulations published under the Gazette Notification No. 1295/11 dated 30.06.2003

(Re: Air emission, fuel & vehicle importation standards)
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Order published under the Gazette Notification No. 1309/20 dated 10.10.2003

(Re: Prohibition of Ozone depleting substances)
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Order published under the Gazette Notification No. 1557/14 dated 09.07.2008

(Re: List of vehicle exhaust emission standards)
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Regulations published under the Gazette Notification No. 1562/22 dated 15.08.2008

(Re: Permissible Ambient Air Quality Standards in relation to class of Air Pollutants)
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Amended Regulations published under the Gazette Notification No. 1887/20 dated 05.11.2014 with the corrected Gazette Notification No. 1895/43 dated 02.01.2015

(Re: Air emission, fuel & vehicle Importation standards)
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Order published under the Gazette NotificationNo. 2126/36 dated 05.06.2019

(Re: Satationary Source Emission Control)
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Regulations published under the Gazette Notification No. 2079/42 dated 12.07.2018

(Re: Air emission, fuel & vehicle importation standards)
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Regulations published under the Gazette Notification No. 2083/3 dated 06.08.2018

(Re: Air emission, fuel & vehicle importation standards)

 

  • Noise
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Order published under the Gazette Notification No. 924/12 dated 23.05.1996

(Re: industrial noise pollution)
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Order published under the Gazette Notification No. 973/7 dated 30.04.1997

(Re: Amendment to Gazette Notification No. 924/12 dated 23.05.1996)
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Order published under the Gazette Notification No. 1738/37 dated 29.12.2011

(Re: National Environmental (vehicle horns) Regulations)
  •  Ambient Water Quality
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National Environmental (Ambient Water Quality) Regulations, No. 01
of 2019

(Re: Ambient Water Quality standards)


  • Waste Management
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Order published under the Gazette Notification No. 1466/5 dated 10.10.2006

(Re: Prohibition of Polythene or any polythene product of 20 micron or below in thickness)
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Regulations published under the Gazette Notification No. 1534/18 dated 01.02.2008

(Re: License for discharge, emission or disposal of waste/scheduled waste management)
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Order published under the Gazette Notification No. 1627/19 dated 10.11.2009

(Re: Municipal Solid Waste)

Regulations on Polythene and Plastic Management 2017

Plastic Material Indentification Standards

(Regulations No. 01 of 2021.)

prohibit the use of Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) or polyvinyl chloride (PVC) material for packing agrochemicals used for any
process, trade or industry and ...

 

  • EIA Regulations
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Order published under the Gazette Notification No. 772/22 dated 24.06.1993

(Re: Procedure for approval of projects & prescribed projects)
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Order published under the Gazette Notification No. 859/14 dated 23.02.1995

(Re: Project Approving Agencies)
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Order published under the Gazette Notification No. 1104/22 dated 05.11.1995

(Re: Amendments to prescribed projects)
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Regulation published under the Gazette Notification No. 1283/19 dated 10.04.2003

(Re: Upper Kotmale hydro power project)
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Order made under the Gazette Notification No. 1108/12 dated 29.11.1999

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Order made under the Gazette Notification No. 1373/6 dated 29.12.2004

(Re: Appointing Forest Department as a Project Approving Agency)
  •  Declaring Environmental Protection Areas
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Order published under the Gazette Notification No. 1466/26 dated 13.10.2006

Amendments published under the Gazette Notification No. 2090/11 dated 25.09.2018

(Re: Muthurajawela)

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Order published under the Gazette Notification No. 1487/10 dated 05.03.2007

Amendments published under the Gazette Notification No. 2237/7 dated 19.07.2021

(Re: Thanalgama)

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Order published under the Gazette Notification No. 1487/10 dated 05.03.2007

Amendments published under the Gazette Notification No. 2247/32 dated 01.10.2021

(Re: Lake Gregory)

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Order published under the Gazette Notification No. 1507/9 dated 23.07.2007

(Re: Knuckles)

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Order published under the Gazette Notification No. 1560/26 dated 01.08.2008

(Re: Maragala Mountain Range)

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Order published under the Gazette Notification No. 1598/21 dated 24.04.2009

(Re: Walauwwewatte Waturana)

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Order published under the Gazette Notification No. 1634/23 dated 30.12.2009

(Re: Bolgoda)

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Order published under the Gazette Notification No. 1641/28 dated 17.02.2010

(Re: Hanthana)

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Order published under the Gazette Notification No. 2024/6 dated 19.06.2017

(Re: Warathenna-Hakkinda)

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Order published under the Gazette Notification No. 2075/15 dated 11.06.2018

(Re: Pansalathenne-Maussawa)

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