Customs gets tough on personal baggage
Sri Lanka Customs have advised passengers not to bring commercial
goods as personal baggage. Director General SriLanka Customs S. A. C. S.
W. Jayatileka said that the Customs Department will strictly enforce
this under the provisions of the Import Control Act from Thursday, May
He said that all goods for commercial purposes and goods in
commercial quantities have to be imported in accordance with the
provisions of the Import Control Act.
Goods imported or brought as accompanied or unaccompanied baggage and
gifts will be forfeited and heavy penalties will be imposed.