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Record information and status
Record ID
Date of creation
2005-05-10 14:25 UTC (andrew.bowers@cbd.int)
Date of last update
2020-02-22 14:26 UTC (sec@mahaweli.gov.lk)
Date of publication
2020-02-22 14:26 UTC (sec@mahaweli.gov.lk)

General Information
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sri Lanka
Title of document
Animal Feed Act, No. 15 of 1986
Legislative details
Type of document
  • Law
Subject areas
  • Handling, transport, packaging and identification
  • LMOs for direct use as feed
  • Transboundary movement (import/export)
Types of LMOs addressed
  • Animals
Brief description of the document including objective and scope:
The Act regulates, supervises and controls the manufacture, sale and distribution of animal feed and related matters.
Document details
Regulatory contact information
Contact person
Department of Animal Production and Health
P.O.Box 13, Getambe
Peradeniya, Central
Sri Lanka
Phone:+94 81 2388195
Fax:+94 81 2388619
Url:Department of Animal Production & Health
Additional Information
Additional Information
Section 6 of the Act states that the Registrar shall declare any animal feed (a) manufactured for sale on a licence issued under section 5 of this Act ; and (b) imported for sale on a licence issued under the provisions of the Imports and Exports (Control) Act, No, 1 of 1969, to be an approved animal feed.