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Law, Regulation or Guideline
Record information and status
Record ID
8943
Status
Published
Date of creation
2005-05-10 14:32 UTC (andrew.bowers@cbd.int)
Date of last update
2020-02-22 15:53 UTC (sec@mahaweli.gov.lk)
Date of publication
2020-02-22 15:54 UTC (sec@mahaweli.gov.lk)

General Information
Country
  • Sri Lanka
Jurisdiction
  • Sri Lanka
Title of document
Food regulation No 1456/22,  2006
Legislative details
Type of document
  • National Regulation
Subject areas
  • Handling, transport, packaging and identification
  • LMOs for direct use as feed
  • LMOs for direct use as food
  • LMOs for processing
  • Transboundary movement (import/export)
Types of LMOs addressed
  • Animals
  • Plants
Brief description of the document including objective and scope:
A food regulation for Control of Import, Labelling and Sale of Genetically Modified Foods.    
Date of entry into force
2007-01-01
Document details
Regulatory contact information
Contact person
Ministry of Health and Indigenous Medical Services
Suwasiripaya, No 385, Rev. Baddegama Wimalawansa Thero Mawatha

Colombo 10, Western
Sri Lanka
Phone:+94 112 694033,+94 112 675011,+94 112 675449,+94 112 693493,+94 112 675280,+94 112 669192
Email:postmaster@health.gov.lk
Url:Ministry of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine
Additional Information
Additional Information
Section 2 of the regulation states that  no person shall, import, store, transport, distribute, sell or offer for sale (a) any genetically modified organism as food for human consumption; (b) any food containing or consisting of genetically modified organisms; (c) any food produced from or containing ingredients produced from genetically modified organisms;without the approval of the Chief Food Authority.