GOVT REVISES GOA EXCISE ACT FOR BEACH SHACKS & LIQUOR VENDORS || CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS

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 The state government has amended the rules of Goa Excise Duty Act, 1964 earlier this month.  According to orders issued by Under Secretary, Finance, Pranab G. Bhat, A seasonal licence for retail sale of liquor for consumption in the premises may be granted by the Excise Inspector under whose jurisdiction the shacks are established on payment of such fee as may be specified by the Government by notification in the Official Gazette, for a period not exceeding five tourist seasons commencing from the month of October ending in the month of May, for a private beach shack or other beach shack regulated by Tourism Department, subject to the condition that the applicant shall possess all required permissions/approvals from the Goa Coastal Zone Management Authority, the Tourism Department and the Local Authority.”

Bhat further said that “In rule 93 of the Goa, Daman and Diu Excise Duty Rules, 1964, for the expression “The rules 90 and 91 mutatis mutandis shall be applicable in respect of application for licence and payment of the fee thereof. The licences for wholesale or retail sale of rectified spirit or absolute alcohol shall be granted only to chemists and druggists or to any registered public undertaking or their agents for distribution thereof to Industrial or other units or licensed vendors in this State.”, the expression “The provisions of rule 90 except clause (g) of sub rule (4) thereof and rule 91 mutatis mutandis shall be applicable in respect of application for licence and payment of the fee thereof.” shall be substituted”.

1 thought on “GOVT REVISES GOA EXCISE ACT FOR BEACH SHACKS & LIQUOR VENDORS || CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS

  1. As the world braces to reopen for tourist arrivals, I would wish there was something more done to promote Goa tourism to offset the tremendous losses the state and the industry has faced during this crisis. Would you be open to discuss how we can create campaigns to promote Goa tourism Harish?

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