The regulations ban the import, manufacture, trade and commercial distribution of “plastics, plastic bags and plastic sheets made of plastic film with a wall thickness of less than sixty micrometres.” Art. 3.
The regulations exempt bread wrapping; wrap for fish, poultry, and meat; plastic bags for cooked food, fruits and nuts, confectionary products, liquid or frozen products, medicine, small hardware items, medicine, and veterinary products; dry cleaning bags; and bags for waste. Art. 4.
The thickness of bags must be printed on them in English and a local language. Art. 5(1). Recyclable plastic bags must be labeled as recyclable or reusable. Art. 5(2).