[March 01 2019]
deadline for Registration of
Chainsaw Machines has been
extended till 15th March, 2019.
The deadline for Registration of Chainsaw Machines has
been extended till 15th March, 2019.
Accordingly, all state, semi-government,
private-sector institution or privately owned Chainsaw Machines should
be produced at the nearest police station and a registration permit
obtained before 15th March.
The registration being carried out according to a
decision taken by the Ministry of Defence on the orders of His
Excellency the President, Maithripala Sirisena, commenced on 20th
Accordingly, the registration was to end on 28th
February. The new deadline will not be extended any further.
This measure was taken with an aim to control
deforestation caused by illegal felling of trees using Chainsaw
Machines, and regulate the felling of trees.
After registering, a special license and a number will
also be issued for identification purposes. Necessary instructions have
been issued to all police stations in the country.
The support of all are expected in this regard.
Ministry of Defence