SL Defence Ministry bans importation of remote controlled toys

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 10 October 2006, 15:14 GMT]
Sri Lanka's Defence Ministry has banned with immediate effect the importation of remote controlled toys. "Due to prevailing security situation restrictions have been imposed on the importation of remote controlled toys to the country," said a statement of the Ministry of Defence with the signature of Defence Ministry Secretary Gotabaya Rajapakse.

Approval of the Ministry of Defence, Public Security, Law and Order should be obtained to import remote controlled toys (cars and jeeps).The operating range of remote controlled toys should not exceed 10 meters, said the statement.

Remote controlled Air Crafts/Flying Devices are not permitted to be imported. Prospective applicants importing such items should obtain approval of the Ministry of Defence by submitting relevant catalogues, added the statement.

 

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