Imposition of liquor standards ups excise revenue | Daily News

Imposition of liquor standards ups excise revenue

A number of rules, including alcohol standards and mandatory sticker on all liquor products will be brought in from July 1, Commissioner General of Excise, M.S.J. Gunasiri said.

He said that there was an increase in revenue due to the imposition of liquor standards and that he would not hesitate to enforce those laws despite threats.

Gunasiri said alcohol production had increased by nine percent and excise revenue by 17 percent, adding that he was prepared to face obstacles in enforcing the law.


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