Consumer Protection (Amendment)

Link to law: http://www.lawnet.lk/process.php?st=1995Y0V0C17A&hword=%27%27&path=2
Published: 1995

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Consumer Protection (Amendment)
Consumer Protection (Amendment)




AN ACT TO AMEND THE CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT, NO. 1 OF 1979.








BE it enacted by the Parliament of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka as follows:-



[4th September

, 1995 ]













Short title



1. This Act may be cited as the Consumer Protection (Amendment) Act No. 17 of 1995.











Amendment of section 37 of Act No. 1 of 1979.



2. Section 37 of the Consumer Protection Act, No. 1 of 1979, is hereby amended by the substitution, for the definition of " article" of the following definition:-





"article" means-





(a) any article of food or drink;



(b) any other article of merchandise as is in the opinion of the Commissioner essential to the life of the community and is so specified by the Commissioner by Notification published in the Gazette;'.



Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency.



3. In the event of any inconsistency between the Sinhala and Tamil texts of this Act, the Sinhala text shall prevail.