Public Health Legislation

1. Regulations Related to food and related products

Food Act 1980 No 26 (17.07.1980)

1.       Food(Milk Standards)Regulations 1989

2.       Food – Amendment (Standards)Regulations – 1989- (Maize Standards)

3.       Food (Preservatives) Regulations – 1991

4.       Food (Preservatives In Milk) Regulations 1994

5.       Food(Bread Standards)Regulations 1994

6.       Notification (Appointment Of Authorized Officers) – 1999

7.       Food (Prohibition Of Potassium Bromate  In Flour)Regulations – 2000

8.       Food(Sweeteners)Regulations – 2003

9.       Food (Bottled Or Packaged Water)Regulations – 2005

10.   Food (Irradiation)Regulations – 2005

11.   Food (Iodization Of Salt) Regulations – 2005

12.   Food (Labeling And Advertising) Regulations – 2005

13.   Food Importation & Labeling  Of Genetically Modified (Gm) Food Regulations 2006

14.   Food (Additives – Coloring  Substances) Regulations 2006

15.   Food Amendment – (Coloring Substance) Regulations 2006

16.   Food (Vinegar Standards )Regulations 2007

17.   Food(Adoption Of Standards) Regulations 2008

18.   Appointment Of Additional Approved Analysis For Microbiological Analysis – Colombo Municipal Council – 2009

19.   Food (Antioxidants )Regulations – 2009

20.   Food(Packaging Materials & Articles ) Regulations – 2010

21.   Appointment Of Additional Approved Analyst North Western Province2010

22.   Food(Formaldehyde In Fish) Regulations – 2010

23.   Food (Melamine In Milk & Milk Products) Regulations – 2010

24.   Food (Shelf Life Of Imported Food Items) Regulations – 2011

25.   Food(Amendment – Coloring Substances Regulations 2006)- 2011

26.   Food(Bread Standards Regulations -1994)Amendment -2011

27.   Food(Bread Standards Regulations -1994)Amendment -2011

28.   Food (Hygiene )Regulations -2011  

Amendments & Gazettes

1.1991 No 20.

(19.04.1991)

2.2011 No 29.

(07.06.2011)

Sri Lanka Code Of Protection, Promotion And Support For Breast Feeding And Marketing Of Designated Products

 

2. Regulations related to Infectious Diseases and Other General Acts and Ordinances

Amended(1980) Legislative Enactments Of Ceylon

The Quarantine And Prevention Of Diseases - Chapter 553 1897 – No .03

Contagious Diseases - Chapter 555

Venereal Diseases - Chapter 556

The Diseases (Laborers) Ordinance - Chapter 557

Medical Wants – Chapter 558

Mental Diseases – Chapter 559

Lepers - Chapter 560

Vaccination – Chapter 561

The Nuisances Ordinance - Chapter 562 1682 N0 .15

The Cemeteries And Burial Grounds Ordinance 563 (Local Government Stranded By Laws (1989.01.20))

The Suburban Dairies And Laundries Ordinance – Chapter (Local Government Stranded By Laws (1989.01.20))

Butchers Ordinance 1894 (Local Government Stranded By Laws (1989.01.20))

Amendments And Gazettes -2008 No. 13 (29.02.2008)

Mosquito Control Act No.11 2007

Amendments And Gazettes - 2007 No .11 (2008.08.22) (2009.06.18)

Cosmetics, Devices And Drugs Act No. 27 Of 1980.

Amended Act 1984 No 38

Amendments - (17.07.1980) (18.09.1980) (11.10.1984)

Act No 12 1993

Poison, Opium and Dangerous Drugs Ordinance

Urban Development Authority Law no 41 1978

Amended Act No 70 1979

Amendments - (06.09.1978)

Protection Of Rights Of Persons With Disabilities. Act No .28 Of 1996

Housing And Town Improvement Ordinance 1956 

Amendments- (10.03.1986) (17.10.2000)

Penal Code Of Ceylon  No15 1979

Criminal Procedural Code 15 Volume 1970.

Rabies  Ordinance 1941 K No13

Dog Registration Act 1938 No 26

Municipal Ordinance 1947 No 47

Urban & Town Council Ordinance 1939 N0 61

Provincial Council Ordinance 1987 No 15

Local Government Stranded By Laws (1989.01.20)

Local Government Stranded By Laws (1989.01.20)

Formulated By Laws By The Council.

Increase of Fine Acts.

 

3. Regulations related to environmental and Occupational Health

Central Environmental Authority Act 1956 No 56

Amended 2000 No 53

Amended 1980 No.47

Amendments (22.11.2000)

Factories Ordinance No. 45 of 1942

Workman’s Compensation ordinance

 

4. Regulations related to tobacco control

Tobacco Tax Act. No 08 Of 1999

Tobacco Tax (Amendment) Act No. 9 Of 2004

Notification Establishing The Effective Date Of - NATA Act No 27 of 2006

The National Authority On Tobacco And Alcohol Act No. 27 Of 2006

Act No 27 Of 2006 On National Authority On Tobacco And Alcohol (NATA)

Government Notification: Appointment Of Authorized Officers Under Section 16(A) Of The National Authority On Tobacco And Alcohol Act

National Authority On Tobacco Control Instructions To TV Channels Regarding Airing Of Programmes Depicting Smoking And Drinking Scenes

Tobacco Products (Labeling And Packaging) Regulations, No. 01 Of 2012

Regulation Amending The Effective Date Of The Tobacco Products (Labeling And Packaging) Regulations, No. 01 Of 2012

2013 Regulation Amending The Tobacco Products (Labeling And Packaging) Regulations, No. 01 Of 2012

2014 Regulation Amending The Tobacco Products (Labeling And Packaging) Regulations, No. 01 Of 2012

 

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