Excise and Prohibition Rules Gujarat State

(1) Any person desiring to posses and use rectified spirit for any bonafide medicinal, industrial, scientific, educational or any other similar purpose shall make an application for a license to the Collector or any officer duly authorized to grant licenses in that behalf.

(2) The application shall contain the following particulars, namely:-

(1) Name and Address of the applicant;

(2) Place where the rectified spirit will be kept and used;

(3) Quantity of rectified spirit to be used per month;

(4) Specific purpose for which rectified spirit is required and the use it will be put to;

(5) Whether the applicant held any rectified spirit permit in the year immediately before the date of the application and if so, the number of the permit and the quantity sanctioned;

(6) The period for which the license is required;

(7) Registration number of the applicant if he is a registered medical practitioner.

5. (1) On receipt of the application under rules 4,-
(a) If the applicant is a registered medical practitioner and the quantity of rectified spirit applied for does not exceed one quart bottle per month, the applicant shall be granted a license in Form R.S. I;
(b) if the applicant is any other person or if the applicant being a registered medical practitioner has applied for the quantity of rectified spirit exceeding that specified in clause (a), the Collector or the authorized officer shall make such inquiries as he deems necessary and if he is satisfied that there is no objection to grant the applicant the license applied for, he may grant him a license in Form R.S. II.
(2) A license under sub-rule (1) may be granted on payment of the fees specified below:-Rs.
(a) For a license in Form R.S.I. 50
(b) For a license in Form R.S.II, where the quantity of rectified spirit to be possessed and used per quarter -
(i) does not exceed 6 quart bottles 100
(ii) exceeds 6 quart bottles but does not exceed 25 liters 500
(iii) exceeds 25 liters but does not exceed 250 liters 1000
(iv) exceeds 250 liters but does not exceed 1000 liters 1500
(v) exceeds 1000 liters but does not exceed 5000 liters 2500
(vi) exceeds 5000 liters 5000
Provided that in the case of a registered medical practitioner or any other person in charge of a Government,
Municipal, Local Board or Educational Institution or in charge of a charitable hospital or dispensary, a license in Form R.S.I. or R.S.II may be granted on payment of a fee of Rs.100/- only per annum:
Provided that for the purpose of charging the fee specified in the foregoing proviso, the fraction of a year shall be reckoned as one complete year.

6. No license in Form R.S.II shall be granted for a quantity of rectified spirit exceeding 5 liters per month unless the applicant has executed a bond in Form “A” for Rs.1000/- for the proper observance of the provisions of the Act, the rules, regulation and order made there under and the conditions of the license:
Provided that the execution of such a bond shall not be necessary by an applicant requiring rectified spirit on behalf of Government, Municipal or Local Board Institutions or educational Institution for teaching and research work, if a written undertaking is given on behalf of such institution for the proper observance of the provisions of the Act and the rules, regulation and order made there under and the conditions of the license.

7. (1) No license in Form R.S.I. or R.S.II shall be granted for a period exceeding one year at a time and in no case shall such period extend beyond 31st March next following the date of the commencement of the license:
Provided that a license in Form R.S.I. or a license in Form R.S.II which is applied for by a registered medical practitioner may be granted or renewed for a period not exceeding three years at a time but not beyond 31st March of the third year from the date of the commencement of the license.
(2) No such license shall be granted to a minor.

8. (1) The licensee holding a license in Form R.S.I shall not obtain his supply of rectified spirit except from a licensee holding a sale license in Form R.S.VI.
(2) The licensee holding a license in Form R.S.II shall not obtain his supply of rectified spirit except from:-
(i) a Government distillery or warehouse; or
(ii) a licensed distillery or warehouse in the State of Gujarat; or
(iii) a Distillery or warehouse in any part of India outside the State of Gujarat; or
(iv) a licensee holding a sale license in Form R.S.VI.

9. The licensee shall not use rectified spirit except at the place specified in his license and except in his own presence or in the presence of any other person duly authorized by him in writing in this behalf:
Provided that a licensee holding a license in Form R.S.I may, subject to the provisions of his license, use rectified spirit in any place in the State of Gujarat.

10. The licensee shall not consume or allow to be consumed any rectified spirit possessed by him under the license.

11. Deleted.

12. (1) No licensee shall use rectified spirit for industrial purpose except on the recommendation of the Director of Industries and in the manner and to the extent recommended by him. The rectified spirit recommended by the Director of Industries shall be used subject to such conditions as may be imposed by Director of Excise and Prohibition in that behalf.
(2) The Director of Excise and Prohibition may appoint such excise staff for supervision over the use of rectified spirit as he deems necessary.

13. No licensee shall use rectified spirit for educational or scientific purposes, except on the recommendation of the Director of Public Instruction or the Educational Inspector or any other departmental head approved by the Director of Excise and Prohibition in that behalf.

13 A. The holder of the license in Form R.S.II shall maintain the accounts of rectified spirit including absolute alcohol in Form R.S.IIA. The account shall be plainly and correctly written daily in a bound book, paged and stamped with the seal of the Collector, Superintendent of Prohibition and Excise or as the case may be, the District Inspector of Prohibition and Excise. He shall by the 7th day of every month, furnish to the Superintendent or as the case may be, District Inspector of Prohibition & Excise, the monthly return in Form R.S. II–B in respect of rectified spirit (including absolute alcohol) received, used and held in balance during the previous month.

14. The premises of the licensee holding a license in Form R.S.I or R.S.II, the rectified spirit kept therein and the license shall, at all times, be open to inspection by the Collector or any Prohibition and Excise or Police Officer not below the rank of a Sub- Inspector or by any other officer empowered under section 77 of the Act who may be deputed by the Collector or the Superintendent of Prohibition and Excise in this behalf.

15. The licensee holding a license in Form R.S.II, if he is not a registered medical practitioner, shall keep in his premises a visit book, paged and stamped with the seal of the Collector or the Mamlatdar or the Mahalkari or any other Officer authorized in that behalf by the Collector, in which visiting officers may record their remarks when inspecting the premises.

16. (1) The licensee shall abide by the provisions of the Act and the rules, regulation and orders made there under and also by all the conditions of the license which may be imposed by the State Government at the time of granting the license or at any time during the currency of the license and shall give an undertaking to that effect.
(2) The license may be suspended or cancelled in accordance with the provisions of sections 54 or 56 of the Act.
(3) In case the license is suspended or cancelled during the currency of the license period or is not renewed on its expiry, the licensee shall forthwith surrender to the Collector the whole of his unused stock of rectified spirit.

P.S: Online registration for the liquor permit

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