Excise Department, Purulia

 

Licensing Procedure

No. 800-EX dt. 29.07.2003
Rule 4:- Categories of Licenses:- Unless otherwise directed by the State Government, a license may, subject to the provisions contained elsewhere in these rules, be granted for the retail sale of-
(a) Country spirit and coloured and/ or flavoured spirit for consumption ‘off’ and/ or ‘on’ the site;

(b) Foreign liquor for consumption ‘off’ the site from the opium depots/ erstwhile opium depots/ erstwhile ganja shops;

(c) Bhang for consumption ‘off’ the site;

(d) Pachwai for consumption ‘off’ and/ or ‘on’ the site;

(e) Foreign liquor for consumption ‘off’ the site;

(f) Beer, wine and low alcoholic beverage (LAB) for consumption ‘off’ and/ or ‘on’ the site;

(g) Beer, wine and low alcoholic beverage (LAB) departmental stores for consumption ‘off’ the site;

(h) Foreign liquor for consumption ‘on’ the site (with out hotel or restaurant)- Foreign Liquor ‘On’ Shop;

(i) Foreign liquor for consumption ‘on’ the premises of any restaurant and attached bar- Restaurant-cum-bar;

(j) Foreign liquor for consumption ‘on’ the premises of any hotel and restaurant and attached bar- Hotel-cum-Restaurant-cum-bar;

(k) Foreign liquor for consumption ‘on’ the premises of any hotel and attached bar- Hotel-cum-bar;

(l) Foreign liquor for consumption ‘on’ the premises of any theatre, club, canteen, dakbungalow, railway refreshment room, dining car, steamer, customs, airport or any other places of public resort and entertainment and attach bar;
(m) Foreign liquor for consumption ‘off’ and/ or ‘on’ the premises of any canteen for Service Personnel or a canteen established by or for the Border Security Force or by or for similar other forces, under Central Government, engaged in protection of the border of the Country.

(n) 500 UP Foreign liquor for consumption ‘off’ and/ or ‘on’ the site as supplementary license only.

 

Explanation I – For the purpose of this rule, no 500UP foreign liquor shall be sold for consumption ‘on’ the site for categories mentioned in clauses (h) to (m).

Explanation II – For sale of intoxicants of each category, a separate license shall be granted.

Explanation III – For the propose of this rule, when licenses under category (j) and (k) are granted, no separate permission for room service will be required.

Explanation IV – If the holder(s) of a license for categories (h) to (l) apply for one or more additional bar(s) at the existing site, the concerned Collector shall grant the additional bar(s) license and approve the blue print plan after realization of fees in force in this regard.


For the propose of this rule, the ‘main bar’ at a site in respect of licenses under categories (h) to (l) shall be either (i) the bar whose license was granted at the earliest point in time when the license for only one such bar was granted or (ii) the bar whose license was granted along with license(s) for other bar(s) in the same category at the earliest point in time and which was declared as the main bar by the applicant at the time of application for all such bars and all other bar(s) other than the main bar shall be additional bar(s):

  

Provided that the application for grant of license for the next period of settlement for one or more bar(s) under a particular category, [main bar and/ or additional bar(s)] can be made in a single application. The fees for grant of license(s) for the next period of settlement shall, however, be payable for each separate bar as applicable.

Explanation V – For the purpose of this rule, licenses under category (m) will be granted as per provisions of Chapter XII of the West Bengal Excise (Foreign Liquor) Rules, 1998 as amended.

 

 

 

 

(Source: Superintendent of Excise, Purulia)