Act No. 27 of 2006 on National Authority on Tobacco and Alcohol (NATA)

COMMENTS: The National Authority on Tobacco and Alcohol Act, No. 27 of 2006 (NATA) is the law governing tobacco control in Sri Lanka. The comprehensive law includes measures relating to restrictions on smoking in public places; packaging and labeling requirements; tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship; establishment of the National Authority on Tobacco and Alcohol; and offenses and penalties. The Act also authorizes the Minister of Health to issue regulations under the law. The Original Language file is in Sinhala and Tamil.

To the best of our knowledge, all laws provided here are in effect as of May 25, 2024 unless otherwise noted.