The High Court has suspended the ban on non-woven shopping bags until a petition filed by the Importers and Small Traders Association is determined.
The National Environment Management Authority had started the crackdown on non-woven, unauthorised plastic carriers would begin on April 1.
On February 28, 2017, the government issued a Gazette notice banning manufacture, importation and use of thin-gauge, single use carrier bags. It gave a six-month grace period.
Source: The Star