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Workshop on Assam Excise Act, 2000 held at Silchar

By Staff Correspondent

SILCHAR, July 6 - In a bid to generate awareness among the masses on the ill-effects of illicit liquor, the Cachar district administration has taken up a host of initiatives.

As a part of the initiative, a day-long workshop to sensitize the officials of the Excise department on implementation of Assam Excise Act, 2000 was held recently. Around 50 officials of the department took part in the workshop.

The workshop held in the premises of Cachar Zila Parishad, was attended by Deputy Commissioner Laya Madduri, District and Session Judge Darak Ullah, Chief Judicial Magistrate Misbahul Hussain Ansari, Secretary of District Legal Services Authority Dr Partha Sarathi Bhattacharjee and Excise Superintendent Sunil Sinha.

In her speech, the Deputy Commissioner laid stress on the need to provide alternative employment to the brewers of illicit liquor since the prosperity of the illegal product harms the social ambience.

Chief Judicial Magistrate Misbahul Hussain Ansari appreciated the efforts the district administration for coming up with the sensitisation workshop. He along with District and Session Judge Darak Ullah spoke on the provisions of the Assam Excise Act, 2000. As per Assam Excise Act, 2000 which was amended in 2018, all kinds of selling, transporting, importing and even exporting of illicit liquor accounts to major offence and the convicts have to serve a jail term of minimum six months. The speakers informed that prior to amendment of the Assam Excise Act, 2000 these offences were bailable.

On the other hand, Secretary of District legal services authority Dr Partha Sarathi Bhattacharjee discussed at length the provisions of the Assam Excise Act, 2000 and Assam Excise Rules, 2016.

Excise Superintendent Sunil Sinha also delivered a talk on the key areas including the procedures as per the excise rules which should be upheld for achieving the results.

The deliberation was followed up with an interactive session with the participants.

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Workshop on Assam Excise Act, 2000 held at Silchar

SILCHAR, July 6 - In a bid to generate awareness among the masses on the ill-effects of illicit liquor, the Cachar district administration has taken up a host of initiatives.

As a part of the initiative, a day-long workshop to sensitize the officials of the Excise department on implementation of Assam Excise Act, 2000 was held recently. Around 50 officials of the department took part in the workshop.

The workshop held in the premises of Cachar Zila Parishad, was attended by Deputy Commissioner Laya Madduri, District and Session Judge Darak Ullah, Chief Judicial Magistrate Misbahul Hussain Ansari, Secretary of District Legal Services Authority Dr Partha Sarathi Bhattacharjee and Excise Superintendent Sunil Sinha.

In her speech, the Deputy Commissioner laid stress on the need to provide alternative employment to the brewers of illicit liquor since the prosperity of the illegal product harms the social ambience.

Chief Judicial Magistrate Misbahul Hussain Ansari appreciated the efforts the district administration for coming up with the sensitisation workshop. He along with District and Session Judge Darak Ullah spoke on the provisions of the Assam Excise Act, 2000. As per Assam Excise Act, 2000 which was amended in 2018, all kinds of selling, transporting, importing and even exporting of illicit liquor accounts to major offence and the convicts have to serve a jail term of minimum six months. The speakers informed that prior to amendment of the Assam Excise Act, 2000 these offences were bailable.

On the other hand, Secretary of District legal services authority Dr Partha Sarathi Bhattacharjee discussed at length the provisions of the Assam Excise Act, 2000 and Assam Excise Rules, 2016.

Excise Superintendent Sunil Sinha also delivered a talk on the key areas including the procedures as per the excise rules which should be upheld for achieving the results.

The deliberation was followed up with an interactive session with the participants.

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