Lucknow: The Yogi Adityanath authorities in Uttar Pradesh has notified new guidelines for the retail sale and storage of liquor.
Under the brand new guidelines , an individual can’t retailer liquor in portions greater than the restrict prescribed and liquor as much as the prescribed restrict can solely be offered to an individual above the age of 21 years.
An individual can’t possess greater than 5 bottles of 200 ml of Country Liquor (plain) and 5 bottles of 200ml of Country Liquor (spiced).
The prescribed restrict for Indian-made overseas liquor (IMFL) is 1.5 litres and a couple of litres every, of Indian-made and imported Wine and 6 litres every of Indian made and imported Beer, 1.5 litres of different type of Indian / Imported liquor and 6 litres of Low Alcoholic Beverages.
In case of any violation, authorized motion below section-60 of the United Provinces Excise Act, 1910 can be taken in opposition to the involved individual whereby there’s a provision of imprisonment as much as three years and effective of 10 occasions the quantity of consideration price concerned within the liquor or Rs 2,000, whichever is larger.
Moreover, motion might also be taken below related sections of the Indian Penal Code.
Sanjay Bhoosreddy, further chief secretary, excise, stated that any individual intending to buy, transport and to own the liquor for private use in portions above the prescribed restrict, can get hold of a licence.
The phrases and circumstances and the utmost amount of liquor permissible has been talked about within the Excise Policy for the following fiscal 2021-22.
The annual price for the stated licence shall be Rs.12,000 and the safety shall be Rs.51,000. The stated licence shall be referred to as as Personal Home Licence.