All jewellers selling gold, silver or platinum jewellery are hereafter required to issue a ‘Responsibility Certificate’ to the customer to ensure the genuineness of their product, Environment Minister Anura Priyadharshana Yapa said..
The jeweller is required to specifically quote the amount of carat or PPT (Part per Thousand) in gold, silver or platinum jewellery, the trade mark and the price respectively in the Responsibility Certificate under the Assaying and Hallmarking Regulations, Minister Yapa stressed.
He added that some 15,000 are in the jewellery business in the country and annual turnover exceeds Rs. 10 billion on a rough estimate. (SAJ)