Consumer Affairs Authority advises consumers to be very careful when purchasing electrical equipment, bulbs and related decorative items used for decorations in celebration of Vesak Festival.
Dr. Lalith N Senaweera, The Chairman, Consumer Affairs Authority points out that it is much possible to sell electrical equipment, wires, and related items without good standard and guarantee at the time of Vesak Festival.
He advises to pay special attention on the following matters when purchasing electrical equipment and accessories for the decorations in celebration of Vesak Festival.
At the sale of all the electric or electronic equipment manufacturers, sellers, importers and suppliers shall ensure a guarantee period not less than six months from the date of selling or the date that buyer owns the good and the conditions of the guarantee certificate shall be in Sinhala, Tamil and English languages.
If any matter arisen in this regard, Consumer Affairs Authority requests general public to inform it to the Authority’s Telephone Numbers 011-7755481-483 or 1977.
Dr. Lalith N.Seneweera,