|New Regulations on Import of Live Animals|
The Animal Diseases Act. No. 59 of 1992 was enacted by the Parliament of Sri Lanka to ensure that exotic diseases are not introduced into Sri Lanka by way of import of livestock and livestock products and vice versa.Accordingly no person shall import Animals and Animal products without a permit issued by the Controller of Imports and Exports on the recommendation of the Director General of the Department of Animal Production and Health.
No recommendation shall be made by the Director General without a certificate from the Veterinarian Authorized for that purpose.