Labour Law Amendments

Amendments to the Tamil Nadu Brewery Rules

tAMILNADU BREWERY RULES

Amendments to the Tamil Nadu Brewery Rules, 1983

The Tamil Nadu Home, Prohibition and Excise Department vide [G.O. Ms. No. 11, Home, Prohibition and Excise (III), dated 14th February 2018, No. SRO A-9/2018. Issued notification regarding amendments to the Tamil Nadu Brewery Rules. The amendments made is as below

In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 54 of the Tamil Nadu Prohibition Act, 1937 (Tamil Nadu Act X of 1937), the Governor of Tamil Nadu hereby makes the following amendments to the Tamil Nadu Brewery Rules, 1983. Amendments

In the said Rules,-

  1. in rule 9, in sub-rule (7), for the expression “for bottling and sealing of bottles and for storage of bottled beer”, occurring in two places, the expression “for bottling, sealing and for storage of beer” shall be substituted;
  2. (2) in rule 29,-

(i) after sub-rule (3), the following sub-rule shall be inserted, namely:-

“(3A). Before the cans are filled with beer, they shall be printed with a label which shall contain the following particulars, namely:-

(i) The name of the manufacturer;

(ii) Brand of the beer;

(iii) The place of manufacture;

(iv) Batch number of the product and date of bottling;

(v) The alcoholic percentage.

(vi) The slogan as follows:-

“Drinking liquor will ruin the family. Drinking liquor is injurious to health”.

(vii) Place of sale:

The expression ‘for sale in Tamil Nadu only’ or ‘Not for sale in Tamil Nadu’, as the case may be, shall be printed on the front side of the cans depending on whether the stocks are intended for consumption within the State of Tamil Nadu or for export outside the State of Tamil Nadu and the expression “For Export only” shall be printed on the front side of the cans meant for export to foreign countries; and

(viii) Such other matters, as may be specified by the Commissioner.

Provided that the labels affixed in the bottles, cans, casks or kegs to be exported may contain slogans as per the requirement of the importing State or Union Territory or Country which may differ from clause (vi) above.”;(ii) for sub-rule (4), the following sub-rule shall be substituted, namely:-

“(4) The guaranteed fluid contents of each bottle, can, cask or keg shall be clearly indicated in bold letters on the label or printed on the cans.”;

(iii) for sub-rule (7), excluding the proviso thereunder, the following sub-rule shall be substituted, namely:-

“(7) Immediately after the bottles, cans, casks or kegs are filled up with beer, they shall be corked or sealed, capsuled and labelled and removed to the finished store room.”:

  1. in rule 32, for the expression, “All stocks of beer or draught beer either in bottles or otherwise than in bottles including casks or kegs shall be removed from a brewery”, the expression “All stocks of beer or draught beer either in bottles or otherwise than in bottles shall be removed from a brewery” shall be substitute

To download detail notification click below

The Tamil-Nadu-Brewery-Rules Amendment.pdf (66 downloads)

Source: Government of Tamil Nadu

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