Ban on the import of nonstandard plugs and sockets outlets

Tuesday, 13 September 2016 - 13:50

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Selling of nonstandard plugs and sockets outlets will be banned after the 16th of August year 2018, Public Utilities Commission says.

The government has decided that the type G plug and socket outlet, widely known as the 13 ampere plug and socket outlet or square pin plug is to be the only national standard allowed in Sri Lanka.