Colombo Telegraph

Ban Mechanized Bottom Trawling In Sri Lankan Waters: Full Text Of Sumanthiran’s Bill

A Bill prohibiting mechanized bottom trawling was filed in parliament on the 21st of April 2015 by TNA parliamentarian M. A Sumanthiran. The Bill calls for the amendment of the Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Act, No 2 of 1996.
The Bill in essence proposes to prohibit trawling operations in Sri Lankan waters.

Read the full text of the Bill –  English bill here and Sinhala version here

 

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