WATER HYACINTH ORDINANCE

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Interpretation.

3. Prohibition of importation or possession of Water Hyacinth.

4. Duty of landowners to destroy plant.

5. Penalties.

6. Power of customs officers to destroy plant on importation.

7. Power to extend certain provisions to other noxious weeds or plants.

4 of 1909.

AN ORDINANCE to make provision to prevent the introduction into, and dissemination in, Sri Lanka of the plant known as the Water Hyacinth.

[Date of Commencement: 20th March, 1909]

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