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List of the Legislations

List of the Legislations related to the Ministry and its Line Agencies.

No

Institution

Relevant Acts, Statutes and Ordinance

01

Geological Survey and Mines Bureau

  • Mines and Mineral Act No : 33 of 1992
  • Mines and Mineral (Amendment)  Act No: 66 of 2009 And relevant Regulations

02

Marine Environment Protection Authority

  • Marine Pollution Prevention   Act No: 35 of 2008 and relevant Regulations

03

Department of Forest Conservation

  • Reprint of the Forest Ordinance (Chapter 451) as amended by Act No: 13 of 1966
  • Forest ( Amendment ) Act No: 56 of 1979
  • Forest ( Amendment ) Act No: 13 of 1982
  • Forest ( Amendment ) Act No: 23 of 1995
  • Forest ( Amendment ) Act No: 84 of 1988
  • Forest ( Amendment ) Act No: 65 of 2009 And relevant Regulations

04

Central Environment Authority

  • National Environment Act. No. 47 of 1980
  • National Environment ( Amendment ) Act No: 56 of 1988
  • National Environment ( Amendment ) Act No: 53 of 2000
  • Gazette Notifications related to the National Environmental Act

National Environmental (Protection and Quality) Regulation

  • No: 924/13 dated 23/05/1996. This has been rescinded by Gazette extraordinary 1534/18 date 01.02.2008
  • No: 595/16 dated 02/02/1990. This has been rescinded by Gazette extraordinary 1534/18 dated 01.02.2008

Project Approving Agencies EIA/LEE

  • No: 772/22  dated 24/06/1993
  • No: 859/14  dated  23/02/1995
  • No: 1373/6  dated  29/12/ 2004
  • No: 1104/22  dated  05/11/1999

Appellate Procedure Ozone Depleting Materials & Ambient Air Quality

  • No: 850/4 dated 20/12/1994
  • No: 1562/22 dated 15/08/2008 Ambient Air Quality Regulations Published in Gazette Extraordinary 850/4 is herby amended.
  • No: 1309/20 dated 10.10.2003 Ozone depleting Materials order published in Gazette Extraordinary No: 850/4 of 20/12/1994 is hereby rescinded.

Noise Control Regulation

  • No:924/12  dated  23/05/1996
  • No: 973/7  dated  30/04/1997


The Activities for which an Environmental Protection License is required

  • No: 1533/16 dated 25/01/2008 The Activities for which an Environmental Protection License is required and published in Gazette Extraordinary No: 1159/22 is herby rescinded and EIA related Regulation is existing in this Gazette.


Mobile Air Emission Standards

  • No: 1295/11 dated 30/06/2003 Air Emission. Fuel and Vehicle importation
  • Standards Regulations published in Gazette Extraordinary No: 1137/35 dated 23/06/2000 is herby rescinded.
  • No: 1557/14 dated 09.07.2008 Air Emission. Fuel and Vehicle Importation Standards Regulation published in Gazette Extraordinary No 1295/11 dated 30/06/200 3 is herby amended.
  • Ambient Air Quality Regulation, No.850/4 dated 20/12/1994 is hereby amended by Extraordinary No.1562/22 dated 15/08/2008


Other Gazettes

  • No: 1466/5 dated 10.10.2006 - Prohibition of manufacture of' Polythene or Polythene Product of 20 microns or below in thickness for in country use and sale or use.
  • No: l454/4 dated 17.07.2006 - Prohibition of' the use of' equipment for exploration, mining and extraction of sand and gem.
  • No: 1466/26 dated 13.10.2006 - Declaration of' Muthurajawela as a Environmental Protection Area.
  • No:1560/26  dated 01.08.2008 -  Declaration of' Maragalakanda as a Environmental Protection Area
  • No: 1487/10  dated 05.03.2008 -  Declaration of Talangama Tank & Gregory Lake as a Environmental Protection Area
  • No: l507/9  dated 23.07.2007 -  Declaration of Knuckles as a Environmental Protection Area
  • No: 1283/19 dated 10.04.2003 - Upper Kotmale Hydro power Project Monitoring
  • No: 1456/35 dated 04/08/2006  - Prohibition of Cultivation of annual crops in high gradient area

05

State Timber Corporation

  • The State Timber Corporation has established under the State Industrial Corporation Act No. 47 of 1957 , by Gazette No 14,796 dated on 04/04/1968

06

National Gem and Jewellery Authority

  • National Gem and Jewellery Authority Act No. 50 of 1993
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