EXCISE POLICY FOR THE YEAR 2017-18

July 6, 2021

EXCISE POLICY FOR THE YEAR 2017-18
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The Excise Policy 2017-18 (commencing from 7
th April,2017 to 31st March, 2018) is
hereby notified keeping in view drinking, especially excessive, is injurious to health,
and it is State‟s duty to contain and regulate its use by:
• Rationing its availability,
• Encouraging transition from high to low alcohol content beverages
• Setting the minimum price at which it is sold
• Rationalizing taxation to generate revenues for common good
And within these parameters provide choice of brands and places for drinking to its
consumers and a level playing field to those in this business.
About Whole Sale Licenses:-

  1. Ex- distillery issue price of Country Liquor 50 degree and 60 degree (RumGin-Whisky) will be fixed by inviting tenders for these supplies from various
    distilleries/bottling plants.
  2. Only those distilleries/bottling plants whose rates are approved by the
    Chandigarh Administration will be allowed to sell their products in U.T.,
    Chandigarh.
  3. The Collector (Excise) will be the competent authority to approve the labels.
    Each wholesale licensee will have to pay the label registration fee in respect of
    each brand he desires to market in UT Chandigarh. The wholesale licensees
    will be required to maintain a reasonable price line. Whole-sellers have to
    submit Ex-Distillery Price (EDP) at the time of submission of labels for approval.
    The rate of EDP will be approved, keeping in view the last year rate of EDP in
    Chandigarh and in the neighboring states. However, any change in EDP from
    the last year rate in an appropriate case will be approved by the authority
    competent to approve the label, after duly examining merits of the case.
  4. Bar-Coding, holograms/intaglio printed security labels with holograms and
    Minimum retail sale price will be mandatory on all brands of IMFL, IFL and
    Country Liquor.
  5. L-13 license of whole sale of Country Liquor will be granted only to the
    approved suppliers of Country Liquor to market their products in
    Chandigarh.
  6. License for whole sale of Indian Made Foreign Liquor (L-1B), Beer (L-1C) and
    Wine (L-1D) manufactured/bottled in India will be granted to only those
    companies having their manufacturing distilleries/bottling plants, breweries
    and wineries.
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  7. License for whole sale of Imported Wine (L-1DF) and Imported Foreign Liquor
    and Beer (L-1F) will be granted to only those firms/persons who are holding a
    custom approved Bonded Ware House license (or having space allocated in
    the Custom approved Bonded Ware House or any other BWH license) any
    where in India.
    L-1F license shall either be granted to the company itself or to such a
    applicant who produces authorization letter from liquor companies concerned.
    The rates shall be controlled by the Department.
  8. No whole sale liquor license shall be granted/renewed in a residential area.
  9. Bonded Warehouses will be required to have separate premises for their L-1B‟s
    and L-13‟s.
  10. 5 star and above category hotels having L-3, L-4 and L-5 licensees will be
    allowed to procure their requirements of Imported liquor (BIO Brands) also from
    authorized sources outside U.T. Chandigarh on payment of the label registration
    fee and all the excise levies applicable to L-1F/L-1DF and L-3/L-4/L-5 licensees.
  11. Sale of Liquor at Departmental Stores: Imported Foreign Liquor, Imported Beer
    Imported Wine, Indian Wine, and Ready to Drink Alcoholic Beverages upto 20
    degree proof strength (except Indian Made Beer). The L-10B license will be
    granted to a departmental store having minimum annual turnover of products
    other than liquor, amounting to Rs 1 Crore per annum in the preceding year.
    There shall be review on quarterly basis for the sale of grocery items. For the
    grant of new license, it would be necessary for the departmental store to be in
    existence for the last two years. Tasting Sessions will also be allowed in a
    departmental store, provided that the licensee erects a separate screened
    enclosure in the store for this purpose. The minimum annual quota of IFL to be
    lifted by a L-10 B licensee is fixed at 8,000 PL. The licensee has to lift at least
    25% of minimum annual quota of IFL by the end of each quarter and in the last
    quarter, by 28.02.2018. Any excess lifting in a quarter can be adjusted in the
    subsequent quarter. In case of non-lifting of allotted quota on quarterly basis,
    the licensee shall pay a penalty of Rs 200/- per BL on the quarterly un-lifted
    quota by 5th of following month ending the quarter and in case of last quarter by
    28th Feb, 2018. In the event of failure to pay this penalty, no permit /pass for
    further lifting of the quota shall be issued. In case the quota shortfall is made up
    in subsequent to due quarter, the penalty so recovered shall be adjusted against
    payable govt. dues. Any violation by the L-10-B licensee of the terms and
    condition of the grant of the license L-10-B shall lead to cancellation of the
    license. The L-10B license will be non-transferable.
    Terms and Procedure for allotment of Vends (L-2/L-14A) for Retail Sale of
    Country Liquor and IMFL: –
  12. The total quota to be allotted will comprise of 74.25 lac Proof Litre of Indian
    Made foreign liquor (IMFL) and 8.25 Lac Proof Litre of Country Liquor(CL)
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  13. Retail sale vends shall be allotted in the form of licensing units. Each licensing
    unit will comprise of country liquor and Indian Made Foreign Liquor under one
    roof.
  14. Sealed tenders will be invited individually for all licensing units. The department
    may opt for e-tenders if it deems fit. The manner of e-tenders shall be as notified
    by the Excise and Taxation Commissioner-cum Financial Commissioner. It shall
    be the responsibility of the vendor to arrange suitable premises to operate the
    liquor vend. A bidder can apply for any number of licensing units separately.
    However not more than one bid can be submitted by a firm/person for one
    particular licensing unit.
  15. In case, highest tenderer either surrenders or fails to deposit the first installment
    of licence fee in stipulated period, his/her earnest money will be forfeited and the
    second highest bidder will be considered as successful tenderer for allotment of
    the licensing unit provided the second bid is atleast equal to the Highest bid
    minus the forfeited earnest money. On the same principle offer will be extended
    to 3rd bidder. However, in case third bidder fails or his bid does not fit into above
    principle re-tendering will be done. The reserve price for the unsold licensing
    units for re-tendering will be fixed by a committee comprising of Excise and
    Taxation Commissioner as Chairman, Addl. ETC and AETC as its members.
    The decision will further be approved by Finance Secretary.
  16. In case of individuals or partnership firms, the tenderer will be required to submit
    Photograph, age proof, residence proof, proof of identity, copy of PAN of self or
    of all partners, partnership deed of a partnership firm/partnership firm and
    eligibility affidavit under order 7 of Punjab Intoxicants License and Sales Orders,
    1956 (as applicable to U.T. Chandigarh) along-with the tender document
    containing bid.
  17. In case of companies, the tenderer will be required to submit Registration
    Certificate issued by the Registrar of Companies under the Companies Act,
    1956, a copy of PAN in the name of company, list of Board of Directors, a
    resolution passed by the Board of Directors authorizing any person to apply on
    behalf of the company and eligibility affidavit under order 7 of Punjab Intoxicants
    License and Sales Orders, 1956 (as applicable to U.T. Chandigarh) along-with
    the tender document containing bid.
  18. The tender document containing bid amount shall be signed by an individual or
    by all partners of a partnership firm or by authorized person on behalf of a
    company, as the case may be.
  19. Participation Fee of Rs 1,50,000/- (non-refundable/non-adjustable) and Earnest
    Money as given in Annexure-A) along-with requisite documents shall be
    submitted by the tenderer in an open envelope marked “Technical Bid”.
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  20. The financial bid quoting the bid amount shall be sealed by the tenderer in a
    separate envelope marked “Financial Bid”. Both these envelopes shall be
    marked “TENDER FOR ALLOTMENT OF A LICENSING UNIT” by clearly
    mentioning the name of the licensing unit applied for with vend code and
    sector/locality as mentioned in the public notice.
  21. The wrong mentioning of details on the envelope will render the application
    liable to be rejected. No tender document containing bid will be received after
    the expiry of last date and time.
  22. In case of non-submission of “Financial Bid”, participation fee or requisite
    earnest money or the bid quoting bid money less than the reserve price, the
    tender will be considered invalid and the amount of participation fee or earnest
    money submitted with the tender document will stand forfeited.
  23. The tenders once submitted cannot be withdrawn. The tender document
    containing incomplete bid Performa or wrongly filled bid Performa will render the
    application/tender liable to be rejected and the earnest money in such cases will
    be forfeited.
  24. The license will be allotted to the highest eligible tenderer (offering highest bid),
    quoting bid equal to or above the reserve price for a particular licensing unit. In
    case, more than one bid quoting the same highest price are received, the
    successful tenderer/bidder will be determined by a draw of lots amongst the
    tenderers quoting the same highest amount. In case, there is no bid or no
    eligible bid equal to or above the reserve price, the bids will be invited again.
  25. The successful tenderer will be required to deposit a security amount equal to
    40% of total bid amount within seven days from the date of allotment. The
    security money equal to 30% of bid money will be payable in the Govt Treasury
    or in the form of Demand Draft (adjustable against license fee) and the rest of
    the security money i.e. security money equal to 10% of bid money will be in the
    form of Bank Guarantee/ Govt Treasury Receipts (non-adjustable in the license
    fee but refundable after 31st March, 2018 subject to clearance of all dues). The
    earnest money paid with the application/tender document will be adjustable in
    the security money. If he fails to comply with the aforesaid condition of payment
    of security equivalent to 40% of bid money in the prescribed period, the earnest
    money shall stand forfeited. In such a case, the liability of the highest tenderer
    will be limited only to the extent of earnest money tendered by him with the
    tender document but, however, any other allotment in which he is a stake
    holder shall also be cancelled and the respective deposits made in the form of
    earnest money or security shall be fore-feited and he will not be allowed to
    participate as a stake holder in any of future allotments during the year 2017-
    18.
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    26 The licenses will be granted at the locations notified in the Excise Policy. These
    licenses will be granted in SCO/SCF/Shop/Booth, etc. in sectors, Industrial
    Areas, NAC, Re-habilitation colonies, already existing Pucca Structures in the
    areas where such structures are allowed by the Administration in the villages,
    etc. The Department will not be responsible for providing space for opening of
    liquor vend. In case, a successful tenderer fails to arrange suitable/eligible
    premises within 30 days, the 40% of bid money paid by him as security will be
    forfeited and the bids will be invited again for the said license after re-fixing the
    reserve price for the remainder period of the license. Liability of a bidder in such
    case will be limited upto 40% of bid money.
  26. The Excise and Taxation Commissioner-cum-Financial Commissioner will be
    the competent authority for approving any additional clause in term and
    condition of the tender or procedure to be adopted for finalizing the tenders.
  27. The process of allotment shall be conducted by a committee comprising of
    Collector (Excise) and a Sub-Divisional Magistrate. The Chandigarh
    Administration shall appoint Senior Officer from the Administration, as observer,
    who will supervise the proceedings.
  28. The tender document shall be duly entered in page numbered and indexed
    register or registers to be maintained in the office of AETC by an officer or
    officers not below the rank of ETO. Each register shall be authenticated by
    AETC. Licensing unit wise receipt of all tenders shall be recorded in the register.
    Vend code, name of Licensing unit shall be recorded on top of the page of the
    register. Each tender for a Licensing unit shall be entered in a date wise
    manner. There shall be serial number in a running ascending order, date of
    submission, name of tenderer/bidder, details of earnest money and participation
    fee, signature of bidder/tenderer and receiving officer.
  29. The serial number of register shall be recorded on a label to be affixed on
    the cover of the sealed “Financial Bid‟ envelope also. Thereafter, the
    envelope shall be signed by the bidder or their representative and put in the
    sealed box.
  30. A duly signed receipt from receipt book shall be granted to the
    bidder/participant, which will be his/her pass for entry into the allotment hall on
    the date of allotment.
  31. The whole process of allotment shall be video graphed.
  32. The sealed bids shall be put in the box by the bidder himself/herself or their
    representative.
  33. Each box shall have one slit through which the bids can be put in the box. There
    shall be one opening of the box, which shall be locked and sealed by the Officer
    deputed by the Excise & Taxation Commissioner before the start of the process
    of receiving tenders in the presence of all those, who wish to be present and the
    keys shall remain with him/her.
  34. The boxes shall be opened on the date of allotment by the committee
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    comprising of Collector (Excise) and a Sub-divisional Magistrate in the presence of all
    participants, who wish to be present there. A separate arrangement for media shall also
    be made during the allotment process.
  35. Adequate security personnel shall be deputed throughout the bid process,
    where the boxes are kept and stored. The boxes will move to the allotment hall
    under adequate police security.
  36. The allotment shall take place at duly publicized venue on the date and time to
    be fixed by Excise and Taxation Commissioner, U.T.,Chandigarh.
  37. Entry to the venue of allotment shall be regulated by pass issued to the bidders,
    if any person commits misconduct at the venue, he shall be debarred from
    participating in the proceedings and his/her earnest money will be liable to
    be forfeited.
  38. List of Licensing unit wise bidders shall be displayed on a day prior to the date
    of allotment in the O/o AETC. If more than one round of tender is required, then
    it would be sufficient to display the list of Licensing unit wise bidders before the
    stipulated time for opening of tenders. The boxes shall be taken up in ascending
    order of its marked number and opened/ processed one at a time. It will be
    brought before the committee for its examination. The box shall be opened after
    announcement with regard to Licensing unit concerned and number of bidders.
    The Licensing unit wise list of bidders should be kept ready for reference and
    should be prominently displayed. Thereafter, with the permission of the
    committee, the seal of the Box shall be opened. The bids shall be brought out
    and processed and bids received from box shall again be announced.
    Thereafter, Licensing unit wise financial bids shall be opened in full view of the
    audience in ascending order of vend code. The Licensing unit shall be allotted
    to the highest bidder quoting equal to or above the reserve price. The result
    shall be announced and recorded. In case, there is more than one bid of highest
    amount, the successful bidder shall be determined by draw of lot.
  39. Verification of particulars would be made in respect of the successful allottees
    before the license is actually granted. The verification of documents furnished
    by the successful allottee shall be made by the Excise Inspector of the
    respective circle.
  40. The list of successful allottees shall also be displayed at a conspicuous place
    in the office of the AETC.
  41. The licenses shall be granted by the Collector (Excise) after the approval of the
    Excise and Taxation Commissioner, U.T. Chandigarh.
  42. All licenses, whether for wholesale or for retail sale, shall be granted subject to
    the provisions of the Punjab Excise Act, 1914 and the Rules/ Orders/
    Regulations/ Instructions/Policies framed there under from time to time as
    applicable to U.T. Chandigarh.
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  43. No interest will be payable on the earnest amount.
  44. In case of any situation, where re-allotment of a license is required, the reserve
    price will be fixed by computing it from the original license fee for the remainder
    period or the balance license fee as may be decided by the Department. In case
    no bid is received at this reserve price, the procedure prescribed for un-allotted
    licenses will be followed for allotment of that license. The re-allotment will be
    done at the risk and cost of original allottee. In case of any deficiency in the
    revenue, the balance/deficient amount will be recoverable from the original
    allottee as arrears of land revenue but in case a higher bid is received, no
    benefit will be given to the original allottee.
  45. Every successful allottee shall be required to furnish surety bond in Form M-75
    with two sureties before the commencement of business.
  46. Solvency Certificate: – In case of Individual/Partnership Firm, the successful
    bidder has to submit a Solvency Certificate duly attested by “Tehsildar‟
    equivalent to the 60% of the amount of bid money within 7 days from the date of
    allotment .
    Financial Terms and Quota:
  47. After adjusting the amount of security money equal to 30% of bid money
    deposited in the form of cash security against license fee, the licensee will be
    required to pay the remaining license fee in seven or the number of months of
    allotment whichever is lower, equal monthly installments. The license fee will be
    recovered at the time of grant of permit and it will be calculated by multiplying
    quantity of quota in PL applied for with the incidence arrived at by dividing the
    total license fee (i.e. bid money) with the total allotted quota in PL of IMFL and
    Country Liquor. The remaining part, if any, of the monthly installment of the
    license fee shall be paid by the closing of the last working day of each month
    starting from commencement of the contract. In case of late payment of any
    installment an interest @1.5% per month to be calculated on daily basis shall be
    charged. The license shall be deemed to have been suspended and all the
    vends in the licensing unit will be closed if the entire license fee of the month is
    not paid by 15th day of the next month. The licensee shall have to pay the
    balance installment along with interest to get his license operational. The
    balance security money equal to 10% of bid money furnished in the form of
    Bank Guarantee/cash security shall be refunded after clearance of all the dues,
    if any, pending towards the licensee.
  48. Quota:
    (i) Distribution of Quota: – Total Basic Quota of Indian Made Foreign Liquor
    and Country Liquor of the licensing units will be in proportion to the reserve price.
    (ii) Change of quota:- The licensee can change 100% of his basic quota of
    Country Liquor into Indian Made Foreign Liquor. Levies shall be payable as
    applicable according to the kind of liquor to be lifted
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    (iii) Monitoring of Quota: – Each licensing unit licensee shall be
    required to lift the basic allotted quota of IMFL and country liquor fixed for
    his licensing unit , as per the schedule as follows: –
    Sr. No. Period Quota to be lifted
    upto the end of 1st Quarter Min 25% of the total allotted quota of each of IMFL
    1 and country liquor
    upto the end of 2nd Quarter Min 50 % of the total allotted quota of each of IMFL
    2 and country liquor
    upto the end of 3rd Quarter Min 75% of the total allotted quota of each of IMFL
    3 and country liquor
    upto 28.02.2018 100% of the total allotted quota of each of IMFL and
    4 country liquor
    In case of non-lifting of allotted quota on quarterly basis, the licencee has to
    pay a penalty Rs 100/- per proof litre on the un-lifted quota for the 1st & 2nd
    Quarter and Rs.30/- per proof litre for the 3rd & last quarter, payable by 5th of
    following month ending the quarter and in case of last quarter by 5th March,
  49. In the event of failure, this penalty shall be payable by the licencee
    before seeking permit for lifting further quota. This penalty shall be in addition
    to the assessment fee (in case of IMFL) and the license fee payable on the
    un-lifted quota. In case the quota shortfall is made up in subsequent to due
    quarter the penalty so recovered shall be adjusted against payable Govt.
    dues.
    (iv) Additional Quota: – Each licensing unit licensee will have an
    option to lift an additional quota , upto maximum of 50% of the basic
    quota as given in the annexure-E on payment of additional amount of
    license fee, equal to Tendered License Fee divided by Total Basic Quota of
    IMFL and Country Liquor allotted for the Policy Year multiplied by Additional
    Quota demanded. Other levies shall be payable as applicable according to the
    kind of liquor to be lifted. In this additional quota, he will have the option of
    lifting of IMFL or Country liquor irrespective of the kind of liquor of his basic
    quota.
    (v) An outgoing licensee will be allowed to transfer the left over stock at the
    end of the term to an incoming licensee (in accordance with the provisions of
    Punjab Liquor License Rules, 1956 as applicable to UT, Chandigarh) on
    payment of stock transfer fee @Rs0.50/- per PL. However, this quota shall
    not exceed two month‟s basic quota of an incoming licensee of year 2016-17
    and this quota will be in addition to the quota fixed for that licensing unit for
    the period of tender. Further any difference in the rate of extra license fee
    and Assessment fee over the last year‟s Extra License Fee and Assessment
    fee on left over liquor will be recoverable as fee from the incoming licensee.
    The lifting of Beer by a licensing unit will not be a part of above said quota
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    fixed for the licensing unit . Similarly, wines, champagne, cider, ready to
    drink beverages, liqueurs, etc .will not be a part of above said quota
    fixed for the licensing unit .
  50. The retail sale licensees will be required to issue cash memo on
    demand for the sale transaction at their vends. It will be
    mandatory for the retail sale licensee to provide an alternate option
    to the customer instead of cash payment.
  51. Possession Limit: Quantity of purchase and possession of liquor by
    an individual for Country liquor, IMFL/IFL, Beer and Wine is fixed as
    under:
    a. Country Liquor: 2 Bottles of 750 ml
    b. IMFL/IFL:-12 Bottles of 750 ml or two bottle of higher measure.
    c. Beer: 12 Bottles of 650 ml.
    d. Wine: 12 Bottles of 750 ml.
    However, the possession limit as well as permit fee for L-50 permit is
    as under:-
    IMFL: 36 Bottles of 750 ml, Wine: 36 Bottles of 750 ml, Beer:72 Bottle
    of 650ml
    The L-50 license for the first time will be issued only for the policy year,
    which can be got converted into life time in the next policy year after
    the payment of requisite license fee.
  52. Location of Liquor vends: – No liquor vend shall be permitted to be
    opened near (not less than 50-meters from) main gate of any place of
    worship, educational institution (School/Colleges etc.) and place of
    public entertainment. The distance shall be measured from the main
    entrance of the liquor vend. As per the direction of Hon‟ble Supreme
    Court of India „No shop for the sale of liquor shall be (i) visible from a
    national or state highway; (ii) directly accessible from a national or
    state highway and (iii) situated within a distance of 500 meters of the
    outer edge of the national or state highway or of a service lane along
    the highway‟. Administration reserves the right to refuse permission for
    a particular location for the reasons of public morality, public health and
    public order.
  53. Dry Days: – The dry days of 15th August and 26th January to be observed
    upto 05:00 PM and 2nd October for whole day. The dry-days as notified/
    directed by the Election Commission of India / State Election Commission
    will also be observed as Dry Days.
  54. Working Hours for liquor vends: – 9 AM to 11 PM throughout the year
  55. About Bar Licenses:
     Bar Licensees to be allowed to have an additional bar in the
    establishment on payment of 50% of the license fee of the bar and
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    an additional place to serve liquor from the bar on payment of 10%
    of the license fee of the bar.
     Hotels and Restaurants will be allowed to apply the license in form
    L-3/L-4/L-5, L-3A/L-4A/L-5A, L-10A, L-10AA and L-10C before the
    commencement of their operations. However the license will be
    granted only after the commencement of the operations of
    Hotel/Restaurant.
     The bar timings for the purpose of sale, service and consumption will be
    11:00 AM to 01:00 AM (past mid-night) throughout the year, except on
    dry-days.
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    mentioned in Annexure D. The Tavern shall be located in separate
    premises from the vend by metes and bounds. Tavern attached to L-2
    vend to have eight tables (minimum) with seating capacity of 40
    persons, to have temperature control system within the premises,
    clean and modern toilets and cutlery and crockery of good standard.
    Tavern attached to country liquor vends to have attached toilets, neat
    and clean premises and cutlery and crockery of good standard. In
    order to further improve the ambience and functioning of Tavern
    attached to L-2 vends the following conditions will be mandatory for
    grant of the license. To have provision for metered electric and water
    supply. To have proper system of garbage collection and disposal. To
    have a separate kitchen. To have tiled flooring in kitchen, seating hall
    and toilets. To have family enclosures. To provide meal (Dal + 4
    Chapatis for Rs.50/-)
  56. The Collector may refuse to grant a license for Tavern in exercise of
    the powers conferred under section 35 of the Punjab Excise Act, 1914
    as applicable to UT, Chandigarh.
  57. Holograms/Intaglio printed security labels with holograms on
    packings/bottles of country liquor, Indian Made Foreign Liquor and
    Imported Foreign Liquor (excluding Beer, Wine, Champagne, Liqueurs
    and RTD etc.) will be mandatorily provided by licensee at his own
    expense except on liquor sold at L-9 licensee.
  58. Checking by Health Department: -No officer of any other department
    to take action or check the quality of liquor produced and sold in U.T.,
    Chandigarh
    except along with the Excise Officer not below the rank of Excise
    Inspector.
  59. Checking of vends by Police Officer: – Gazetted officers of the rank of
    DSP and above to check the excise vends after taking with him an
    excise officer not below the rank of Excise Inspector.
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    61 Size of Excise Bottles: – The size of bottles to be as given below
    1 750 ML : – All type of liquor except beer.
    2 375 ML : – All type of liquor except beer.
    3 180 ML : – All type of liquor except beer.
    4 90 ML : – All type of liquor except beer.
    5 1000 ML : – IMFL/IFL.
    6 1.25 L : – IFL
    7 2.25 L : – IFL
    8 4.5 L : – IFL
    9 650 ML : – Beer
    10 325/330 ML : – Beer
    11 500 ML : – Beer
    12 275 ML : – RTD and Wine
    13 60 ML : – IMFL/IFL
    The Excise and Taxation Commissioner may allow any other size in case of
    imported liquor and reputed/popular IMFL brands.
    62 Strength of liquor to be sold: – Standard strength of IMFL to be sold
    in U.T. Chandigarh shall be 75 degree. However Excise Commissioner
    is empowered to allow sale of IMFL/IFL of any strength other than the
    standard strength to facilitate opening up market to all reputed/popular
    liquor brands.
  60. Assessment Fee shall be charged at the time of grant of permits, at the
    rates as prescribed in the annexure-C.
  61. The various excise levies as mentioned in the annexure B, C & D, if not
    mentioned elsewhere in the Excise Policy, shall be charged.
  62. Transfer of allotment :-
    The successful allottee would have the option to get their allotment of
    licensing unit transferred before or after the grant of license. However,
    such transfer shall be on the basis of following terms & conditions:-
    i) The successful allottee/ original licensee shall be required to
    deposit 1% of the license fee of the licensing unit as
    transfer fee.
    ii) The successful allottee/ original licensee should not be a
    defaulter of revenue at the time of transfer of license.
    iii) Only one transfer will be allowed during the currency of the
    year.
    iv) Before transfer of the license of licensing unit , the
    prospective licensee shall submit all the required documents
    prescribed under the Excise Policy/Act/ Rules as applicable
    to U.T, Chandigarh.
    v) The request made by the successful allottee/ original
    licensee for the transfer of license shall be subject to
    confirmation/approval by the Collector.
  63. Franchise Fees:- In order to generate more revenue, franchisee fees
    of Rs 3 per PL shall be charged on bottling on franchise basis of
    brands of IMFL and Beer meant for export as well as for local
    consumption.
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    67 Import Fees: In order to generate more revenue, the import fees @Rs
    16 per PL in case of IMFL/CL//IFL and @Rs 4 per BL in case of Beer/
    Wine/RTD/Liqueur.
  64. Export Fee: Export Fee @Rs 0.50 per PL shall be charged on the
    export of Country Liquor and IMFL .
  65. L-10C LICENSE FOR PROMOTION OF MICROBREWERY
    PROJECT:
    In order to shift people from hard liquor to liquor with low alcoholic
    content, a license in form L-10C may be granted for retail sale of beer
    to be manufactured by Microbrewery Project. The license shall be
    granted to holders of L-3/L-4/L-5/L-3A/4A/5A license on payment of
    Annual License Fee of Rs. 4 Lac. An Extra License Fee shall be
    charged on the basis of its daily installed capacity @ Rs.25/- per BL.
    70 GRANT OF ADDITIONAL GODOWNS:
    In case of retail sale vends (L-2/L-14A), an additional godown shall be
    granted in exceptional cases on extra fee of Rs.2.5 Lac per annum
    within the vicinity of an existing vend. For Additional Godown, he has to
    comply with all the regulations and stipulations of opening of the retail
    outlets with regard to location.
    71 Registration of Banquet Halls: – The registration of Banquet
    Halls/Marriage Palaces/except Chandigarh Municipal Corporation
    Community Centers, etc. by applying for Licence in Form L-5D for
    serving of liquor in functions organized in these places will be
    mandatory. The licence fee of this licence is fixed at Rs.35,000/- per
    policy year.
    72 Leasing of whole or a part of of B.W.H.-2(bottling plant):-
    The Excise Commissioner may on the request of the licensee, allow
    lease of a whole or a part of the licensed premises of a B.W.H.-
    2(bottling plant), if he deems it appropriate, on payment of a fee of
    rupees three lac.
    73 Power to remove Difficulties:-
    If any difficulty arises in giving effect to the provisions of the Excise
    Policy, the Excise & Taxation Department with the approval of the
    Administrator, U.T., Chandigarh may, by order, make such provisions,
    including any adaptation or modification of any provision of this policy,
    as appear to the Excise & Taxation Department to be necessary or
    expedient for the purpose of removing such difficulty.
    13
    ADDITIONS:-
    . 1. Shifting of Godown:-
    The wholesale licensee i.e. L-1B, L-1C,L-1C1, L-1D,L-1DF,L-1F & L-13
    will be allowed to change/shift their licensed premises during the policy
    year on a payment of Rs.50,000/- per license.
  66. Overtime in case of BWH-2 license:-
    The BWH-2 license will be allowed to continue to their bottling
    operations on any holiday or after 05:00 PM by depositing a fee of
    Rs.5000/- for one holiday and Rs.1000/- for working after 05:00PM.
    ANNEXURE – A
    SR.
    RESERVE PRICE OF
    LICENSING UNIT EARNEST
    NO. MONEY
    DEPOSIT (EMD)
  67. Rs (1,00,00,001- 2,00,00,000) Rs 25,00,000/-
  68. Rs (2,00,00,001- 3,00,00,000) Rs 40,00,000/-
  69. Rs (3,00,00,001- 4,00,00,000) Rs 50,00,000/-
  70. Rs (4,00,00,001- 5,00,00,000) Rs 60,00,000/-
    14
    ANNEXURE – B
    FOR CSD ONLY
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
    Sr. PERIOD OF POLICY 7th April,
    W/
    BEER UNIT IMFL RUM IFL RTD
    No. 2017 TO 31ST MARCH,2018 L S / L
    1
    IMPORT FEE * 10 10 10 10 10 10
    2
    PERMIT FEE * 3 3 3 3 3 3
    3
    EXTRA LICENSE FEE * 25 25 25 25 25 25
    ASSESSMENT FEE
    PER
    40 20 40 5 5 5
    4 B.L.
    P.L. – STANDS FOR PROOF LITRE.
    B.L. – STANDS BULK LITRE
    IMFL – STANDS FOR INDIAN MADE FOREIGN LIQUOR
    IFL – STANDS FOR IMPORTED FOREIGN LIQUOR
    W – STANDS FOR WINE
    RTD – STANDS FOR READY-TO- DRINK
    L- STANDS FOR LIQUEUR
    *=Unit is PL in case of RUM, IMFL & IFL, and BL in case of BEER & WINE
    15
    ANNEXTURE-C
    EXCISE LEVIES CHART
    PERIOD OF UNIT IMFL CATEGORIES (+) COUNTRY IFL IB W DS BEER
    POLICY 7th LIQUOR /R
    APRIL, 2017 TD
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 50 D 60D
    / L
    L S D MB
    TO 31st
    MARCH, 2018
    EDP- LOWER PC 1 401 551 651 801 951 1051 1201 1351 1501 1651 1901 2151 2501 2801 3201 3501 4501 5601 7001 9001 12001 15001 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
    LIMIT
    EDP- UPPER PC 400 550 650 800 950 1050 1200 1350 1500 1650 1900 2150 2500 2800 3200 3500 4500 5600 7000 9000 12000 15000 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
    LIMIT
    MIN.RETAIL PB 200 220 240 260 280 300 320 340 360 380 400 440 480 540 580 620 740 900 1000 1200 1500 1800 2000 130 140 NA 70 0 NA 70 80 NA NA
    SALE PRICE (Q)
    MIN. RETAIL PB 100 110 120 130 140 150 160 170 180 190 200 220 220 280 300 320 380 460 550 650 800 1000 1200 70 75 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
    SALE PRICE (P)
    MIN. RETAIL PB 55 60 65 70 75 80 85 90 100 105 110 115 130 150 160 180 200 240 300 350 450 600 650 40 45 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
    SALE PRICE (N)
    EXTRA LICENSE * 30 35 42 52 68 95 135 230 325 28 28 275 20 20 2 20 20 20 25
    FEE
    PENALTY ON **
    Rs.100/- for 1st & 2nd QTR and Rs.30/- for 3rd & 4th QTR
    200 0 0 NA 0 0 0 0
    UNLIFTED
    QUOTA BY L2/L-14 A / L-10B
    ASSESSMENT PBL 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 0 0 10 10 0 NA 10 10 0 0
    FEE (L-2/L-14A)
    PERMIT FEE * 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 NA 3 3 3 NA
    PERMIT PBL 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 NA
    REVALIDATI-ON
    FEE
    IMPORT FEE * 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 4 4 NA 4 4 4 NA
    EXPORT FEE PPL 0.50 0.50 0.50 0.50 0.50 0.50 0.50 0.50 0.50 0.50 0.50 0 0 0 NA 0 0 0 NA
    MAX % 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
    ADDITIONAL NA
    QUOTA
    ASSESSMENT PBL 300 300 300 300 300 300 300 300 300 NA NA 300 30 18 NA 30 30 30 NA
    FEE ON L-3, L-4,
    L-5, L-3A, L-4A
    ,L-5A, L-10A, L10AA, 10-C AND
    L-12C
    ASSESSMENT PBL NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA 250 30 20 NA NA NA NA NA
    FEE ON L-10B
    PC = PER CASE PBL = PER BULK LITRE W = WINE L=LIQUEUR
    PB = PER IMFL = INDIAN MADE FOREIGN LIQUOR RTD = READY-TO- DRINK IB =IMPORTED BEER
    BOTTLE
    PPL = PER * = PBL IN CASE OF BEER, WINE AND DENATURED SPIRIT, AND PPL FOR REST ALL, DS= DENATURED SPIRIT IFL= IMPORTED FOREIGN LIQUOR
    PROOF LITRE **= PPL IN CASE OF L-2/L-14A AND PBL IN CASE OF L-10B L=LIGHT BEER, S=STRONG BEER, D=DRAUGHT BEER,
    (+) MEANS, MINIMUM RATES OF IFL= MIN RATE IN CASE OF CORR.SLAB OF IMFL + DIFF IN ELF PER PL OF MB= BEER FROM MICRO-BREWERY
    IMFL & IFL *6.75/N, WHERE „N‟ IS 12 FOR QUARTS, 24 FOR PINTS AND
    48 FOR NIPS
    16
    ANNEXTURE-D
    CHART OF LICENCE FEE AND LABEL REGISTRATION FEE FOR THE
    YEAR 2017-18 (COMMENCING FROM 7
    th April, 2017 to 31st March, 2018)
    LIC. FEE
    TYPE OF LICENCE FOR POLICY FIXED FOR
    YEAR
    (BWH-2) NEW B.W.H. 2 -CUM- BOTTLING PLANT 7500000 POLICY YEAR
    (B.W.H.-2) BONDED WARE HOUSE-CUM- BOTTLING PLANT ( IN CASE OF RENEWAL) 1200000 POLICY YEAR
    (B.W.H. 2) LETTER OF INTENT (LOI) FOR ESTABLISHING NEW B.W.H.2 – CUM – BOTTLING PLANT 1500000 POLICY YEAR
    (D-2) LICENSE TO REDISTILL RECTIFIED SPIRIT GRANTED TO B.W.H. 2 –CUM – BOTTLING PLANT 275000 POLICY YEAR
    (L-1B) WHOLESALE IMFL, LICENSE FEE = A+B
    A. FIXED LICENSE FEE 5,00,000 POLICY YEAR
    B. LICENSE FEE PER P.L. TO BE DEPOSITED AT THE TIME OF MAKING PERMIT 6 POLICY YEAR
    (L-1C) WHOLESALE BEER, LICENSE FEE = (I) +(II)
    (I) FIXED LICENSE FEE
    150000 POLICY YEAR
    (II) LICENSE FEE PER B.L. TO BE DEPOSITED AT THE TIME OF MAKING PERMIT
    3 POLICY YEAR
    (L1C1) WHOLE SALE READY TO DRINK (ALL FLAVOURS TO BE TREATED AS SINGLE BRAND) 80000 PER BRAND
    17
    (L-1D) WHOLE SALE WINE 10000 PER BRAND
    (L-1DF) WHOLE SALE IMP WINE 10000 PER BRAND
    (L-1F) WHOLE SALE IMP FOREIGN LIQUOR & BEER 1000000 POLICY YEAR
    (L-3,4,5) RETAIL VEND OF FOREIGN LIQUOR INCLUDING BEER,WINE AND READY TO DRINK BEVERAGES,
    600000 &
    1000000 in
    case of 4 star &
    above category POLICY YEAR
    IN HOTEL/ RESTAURANT/BAR
    (L-3A.4A,5A) RETAIL SALE OF BEER,WINE AND READY TO DRINK BEVERAGES, IN HOTEL/ 250000 POLICY YEAR
    RESTAURANT/BAR
    (L9) FOR RETAIL VEND OF FOREIGN LIQUOR IN A MILITARY CANTEEN 0 POLICY YEAR
    (L-10A) RETAIL VEND OF DRAUGHT BEER IN A RESTAURANT 60000 POLICY YEAR
    (L-10A) CLUBBED WITH L-3/L-4/L5/L-12C (RETAIL VEND OF DRAUGHT BEER IN A RESTAURANT HAVING 60000 POLICY YEAR
    HARD LIQUOR BAR & CLUB BAR)
    (L-10AA ) RETAIL VEND OF WINE FOR CONSUMPTION ON THE PREMISES 36000 POLICY YEAR
    (L-10B) RETAIL VEND OF IMPORTED FOREIGN LIQUOR, IMPORTED BEER, IMPORTED WINE AND INDIAN 1200000 POLICY YEAR
    WINE IN A DEPARTMENTAL STORE
    (L-10C) FOR RETAIL SALE OF BEER TO BE MANUFACTURED BY MICROBREWERY 400000 POLICY YEAR
    (L-11) BOTTLING OF FOREIGN LIQUOR 200000 POLICY YEAR
    (L-12 A) TEMPORARY LICENSE FOR RETAIL VEND OF FOREIGN LIQUOR AT A PLACE OF ENTERTAINMENT 5000 PER DAY
    (L12C) FOR CLUBS UPTO 1500 MEMBERS 250000 POLICY YEAR
    18
    (L-12C) FOR CLUBS FROM 1501 TO 2500 MEMBERS 450000 POLICY YEAR
    (L-12C) FOR CLUBS FROM 2501 TO 3500 MEMBERS 900000 POLICY YEAR
    (L-12C) FOR CLUBS MORE THAN 3500 1800000 POLICY YEAR
    (L-13) WHOLESALE VEND OF COUNTRY SPIRIT 400000 POLICY YEAR
    (L-15) BOTTLING OF COUNTRY SPIRIT 50000 POLICY YEAR
    (L-16) REDUCTION OF COUNTRY SPIRIT 0 POLICY YEAR
    (L-17) VEND OF DENATURED SPIRIT WHOLESALE 25000 POLICY YEAR
    (L-17) VEND OF DENATURED SPIRIT RETAIL SALE 5000 POLICY YEAR
    (L-42) PERMIT FOR POSSESSION AND CONSUMPTION OF LIQUOR ON SPECIAL OCCASSIONS 2500 PER DAY
    (L-50) ONE YEAR POSSESSION PERMIT 500 POLICY YEAR
    (L-50) LIFE TIME POSSESSION PERMIT 3000 LIFE TIME
    (L-52)TAVERN WITH L.U. 200000 POLICY YEAR
    (L-5D) REGISTRATION FOR BANQUET HALLS 35000 POLICY YEAR
    Label Registration Fee:
    FOR IMFL AND INDIAN BEER 30000 PER BRAND
    19
    FOR IMPORTED FOREIGN LIQUOR AND IMPORTED BEER 30000 PER BRAND
    FOR ALL TYPES OF WINE, CHAMPAGNE, CIDER, RTD, LIQUEUR, ETC. 15000 PER BRAND
    FOR ALL TYPE OF EXPORT OF IMFL/COUNTRY LIQUOR
    10000 PER BRAND
    FOR ALL TYPE OF COUNTRY LIQUOR(LOCALLY MANUFACTURED) 10000 PER BRAND
    20 Annexure-E
    LIST OF LICENSING UNITS (L-2/L-14A) FOR THE YEAR 2017-18
    Vend
    Code
    No.
    LOCATION Total
    Permissible
    No. of LU’s
    Reserve Price
    in Rs
    Quota
    IMFL COUNTRY
    LIQUOR
    1 Sector 7 Internal Market 1 49779080 191637 0
    2 Sector 8 Internal Market 1 39711953 149610 0
    3 Sector 9 Internal Market 1 39760418 150887 0
    4 Sector 10 Market 1 31311953 114786 0
    5 Sector 11 Market 1 24660418 81239 0
    6 Sector 15 Market 1 38160418 139890 0
    7 Sector 16 Market 1 23160418 84905 0
    8 Sector 17 Market 1 31311953 114786
    0
    9 Sector 17 Market 1 31311953 114786
    0
    10 Sector 18 Market 1 22660418 83072 0
    11 Sector 19 Market 1 26660418 97735 0
    12 Sector 20 Market 1 31311953 114786 8254
    13 Sector 21 Market 1 28660418 105066 0
    14 Sector 22-A 1 23660418 86738 0
    15 Sector 22-B
    Market
    1 26660418 97735
    9251
    16 Sector 22-
    B Market
    1 26660418 97735
    9251
    17 Sector 22-D
    Market
    1 23660418 86738
    0
    18 Sector 23 Market 1 27160418 99568 0
    19 Sector 24
    Market
    1 22660418 83072
    13117
    20 Sector 24
    Market
    1 22660418 83072
    13117
    21 Sector 25
    Market
    1 10500000 38496
    11430
    22 Sector 27 Market 1 22660418 83072 0
    23 Sector 27 Market 1 22660418 83072 0
    24 Sector 28 Market 1 18660418 68409 0
    25 Sector 28 Market 1 18660418 68409 0
    26 Sector 30 Market 1 49760418 189377 15427
    27 Sector 31
    Market
    1 22660418 83072
    11662
    28 Sector 32
    Market
    1 22660418 83072
    11662
    29 Sector 33
    Market
    1 21660418 77573
    0
    30 Sector 34
    Market
    1 21660418 77573
    0
    31 Sector 35 Internal Market 1 28660418 105066 0
    32 Sector 35 Internal Market 1 28660418 105066 0
    33 Sector 36
    Market
    1 29660418 108732
    0
    34 Sector 37
    Market
    1 29660418 108732
    0
    35 Sector 38 Market 1 28660418 105066 18545
    36 Sector 40 Market 1 31311953 114786 20260
    21
    37 Sector 40 Market
    1 31311953 114786 20260
    38 Sector 41 Market (not in
    Badheri village/ market)
    1 21160418 77573
    13692
    39 Sector 41 Market (not in
    Badheri village/ market)
    1 21160418 77573
    13692
    40 Sector 42 Market
    1 44660418 163717
    0
    41 Village/Market
    Attawa
    1 31311953 114786
    20260
    42 Village/Market
    Attawa
    1 31311953 114786
    20260
    43 Sector
    -44 Market
    1 31311953 114786 20260
    44 Sector 45
    -A/Burail
    Market (Opposite Sec
    -33)
    1 31311953 114786
    10260
    45 Sector 45
    -B/Burail
    Market (Obroi Banquet
    Side)
    1 31311953 114786
    10260
    46 Sector 45
    -C/Burail
    Market(Opposite Police
    Station towards Sec
    -44)
    1 31311953 114786
    10260
    47 Sector
    -45
    -D/Burail
    Market
    1 31311953 114786
    10260
    48 Sector
    -46 Market
    1 19160418 70242 12398
    49 Sector
    -46 Market
    1 19160418 70242 12398
    50 Sector
    -47 Market
    1 32660418 119729 11133
    51 Sector
    -47 Market
    1 32660418 119729 11133
    52 Indl Area Phase
    -1(MW
    Area)
    1 22960418 83072
    14856
    53 Indl Area Phase
    -1(Press
    site)
    1 22960418 83072
    14856
    54 Indl Area Phase
    -1(near
    Verka Milk Plant)
    1 22960418 83072
    14856

55 Indl Area Phase

2,
1 19860418 72075
12851

56 Indl Area Phase

2,
1 19860418 72075
12851
57 RamDarbar
Colony/village
1 19860418 72075
17351
58 RamDarbar
Colony/village
1 19860418 72075
17351
59 Mani Majra on old
Ropar Road only
1 19660418 72075
17221
60 Mani Majra on old
Ropar Road only
1 19660418 72075
17221

61 Manimajra

Shanti Nagar
1 17660418 64744
18427

62 Manimajra

Modern Housing Complex
1 14660418 53747
13486

63 Manimajra

Gobindpura
1 18160418 66576
19751
64
Village Kishangarh
1 21160418 77573
18692
65 Maulijagran
Village
1 15960418 57412
20327
66 Maulijagran
Colony
1 15960418 57412
18327
67 Maulijagran
Colony
1 15960418 57412
20327
22
68 Village Dariya 1 31311953 114786 20260
69 Village Dariya 1 31311953 114786 20260
70 Village Raipur
Kalan
1 31311953 114786
20260
71 Village/colonyMaloya
1 26209961 95656
22362
72 Village/colonyMaloya
1 26209961 95656
22362
73 Village/Colony
Dadumajra
1 26209961 95656
22362
74 Village/Colony
Dadumajra
1 26209961 95656
22362
75 Village/colonyDhanas
1 26209961 95656
22362
76 Village/colonyDhanas
1 26209961 95656
22362
77 Khuda Alisher 1 26293294 95656 22794
TOTAL 77 2025516664 7425000 825000
8250000


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