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The Abkari Act 1 of 1077, The Prohibition Act 1950, Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act 1985, The Medicinal and Toilet Preparations (Excise Duties) Act 1955, and The Spirituous Preparations (Inter State Trade and Commerce) Central Act 1955 are the laws administered by the Excise Department. The following are the rules framed under the above Acts, some of which are currently in force. Out of the said rules, some are not being used or enforced as a result of policy changes of successive governments.

  1. The Abkari Shops Disposal Rules 2002.Click Here
  2. The Kerala Abkari (Grant of Reward Rules)Click Here
  3. The Abkari Shops Departmental Management Rules.Click Here
  4. The Abkari (Expert Committee Rules)Click Here
  5. The Brewery RulesClick Here
  6. Foreign Liquor RulesClick Here
  7. The Kerala Foreign Liquor Rules (Compounding, Blending and Bottling Rules)Click Here
  8. The Foreign Liquor (Registration of Brand Rules)Click Here
  9. The Foreign liquor (Storage in Bond ) RulesClick Here
  10. The Kerala Spirituous Preparations (Control) RulesClick Here
  11. The Winery RulesClick Here
  12. Rules regulating the import of Diacetyle morphineClick Here
  13. The Kerala Liquor Transit RulesClick Here
  14. Issue of licenses for Drawing Sweet Toddy (Neera) RulesClick Here
  15. The Kerala Distillery and Warehouse RulesClick Here
  16. Rectified Sprit RulesClick Here
  17. Tree Tax RulesClick Here
  18. Cochin Mass Wine RulesClick Here
  19. Rules for manufacture of jaggeryClick Here
  20. Varnish RulesClick Here
  21. Tea Cider RulesClick Here
  22. Disposal of Confiscated Article RulesClick Here
  23. Kerala Narcotic and Psychotropic Substances RulesClick Here

Besides there is Excise Manual published by Government, which can be referred to by the officers while discharging their duties. The legal sanctity of the Excise Manual was upheld by the Hon’ble High Court of Kerala in its rulings.