New Regulations for air weapons to chase away wild animals

3 August 2017 11:39 am - 3     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

A A A

The government had approved the proposed new regulations to control the use of Air weapons in protecting cultivations from wild animals.

Addressing the Media at the Government information Department Cabinet Spokesman and Minister Gayantha Karunatilaka said using air weapons had been alleged to be used in hunting wild animals.

The proposal was made by Sustainable Development and Wild life Minister Gamini Jayawickreme Perera to implement new regulations.

The new recommendations as follows:

Examine the possibility of producing an air rifle with low power instead of present 0.22 mm rifle and encourage producing of an air rifle that can drive away animals by sound and regulation of issuing 0.22 mm air rifles and include them in Firearms Ordinance.

The proposed recommendations include following alternatives such as controlling animals through biological methods,  limitation of using pesticides, use of modern scientific methods to control the damage caused by wild animals,  use of traditional methods used in driving away wild animals by developing with modern technology, minimizing waste disposal in open areas that causes the attraction of wild animals, and Limit the importation of materials used in producing “Hakkapatas”.

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

 

  Comments - 3

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

 

 
  • Darrel Thursday, 03 August 2017 04:12 PM

    Are you serious? these air guns are also used for sports purposes by school children.

    AnilSenarathna Saturday, 30 March 2019 02:59 PM

    I want a gun

    AnilSenarathna Saturday, 30 March 2019 03:00 PM

    මට ගෙදර ට එකක් ඔනි .ගන්නේ කොහෙද මෙක


Add comment

Comments will be edited (grammar, spelling and slang) and authorized at the discretion of Daily Mirror online. The website also has the right not to publish selected comments.

Reply To:

Name - Reply Comment




Bio Bubble Bursts on tissa safari drivers

Ukrainian tourists are visiting Sri Lanka at present with the involvement of

Army’s LRRP Ambush of LTTE’s Military Intelligence Chief

A news report in the Dailymirror last August stated that the Long Range Recon

“I don’t think Sri Lankans can be realistically ruled by force” -Ahimsa Wickrematunge

Twelve years after the assassination of Lasantha Wickrematunge, the founding

Decisions to be made in Sri Lanka’s hunt for the COVID-19 Vaccine

Around the world, governments are gearing up to roll out nationwide immunizat

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.