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Petroleum Resources Act (No. 26 of 2003).

Country/Territory
Sri Lanka
Document type
Legislation
Date
2003
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to provide for the exploration and recovery of petroleum resources in Sri Lanka and for the regulation of the same; to repeal certain provisions of the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation Act, No. 28 of 1961; and to provide for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
Subject
Energy, Mineral resources
Keyword
Oil Research Exploration Institution Internal trade Transport/storage Offences/penalties Mining Authorization/permit
Geographical area
Asia, Asia and the Pacific, Indian Ocean, South Asian Seas, Southern Asia
Abstract

The purpose of this Act is to regulate the exploration and recovery of petroleum resources in Sri Lanka.

Full text
English
Website
www.commonlii.org

References - Legislation

Amends

Ceylon Petroleum Corporation Act (No. 28 of 1961).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 1961 (1976)

Keyword: Oil, Institution, International trade, Expropriation, Land valuation, Exploration, Mining, Transport/storage, Court/tribunal

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Offshore Exploration for and Exploitation of Natural Resources including Petroleum (Marine Environment Protection) Regulation No. 1 of 2011.

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 2011

Keyword: Marine pollution, Oil, Pollution control, Exploration, Authorization/permit, EIA, Oil pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX