Environment Legislation

The following acts cover Environmental Issues:

Central Environmental Authority Act No. 47 of 1980
National Environmental (Amendment) Act No. 56 of 1988
Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Act No. 2 of 1996
Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (Amendment) Act No. 22 of 2006



February 15, 2017
Secretary - Ministry of Petroleum Industries interview on ITN 28-12-2016

February 07, 2017
M2 block tender, licensing plans

January 18, 2017
Sri Lanka Commences Marketing Mannar basin Exploration Block M2

October 26, 2016
RFP on National consultant to formulate a Natural Gas(NG) policy and advise PRDS on related matters

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