Government of Delhi issues guidelines on lockdown for excise department

May 04, 2020 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


Finance & Taxation Compliance

The Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi on May 03, 2020, issues new guidelines on lockdown for excise department which will be effective from May 04, 2020 for a period of two weeks.

The following activities are permitted in Red Zones (Hotspots) (outside containment zones):

 Shops selling essential goods in markets and market complexes are permitted.

 All standalone (single shops, neighborhood (colony) shops and shops in residential complexes are permitted to remain open in urban areas, without any distinction of essential and non-essential.

 Social distancing will be maintained in all cases.

 Consumption of liquor, paan, gutka, tobacco etc., in public places is not allowed.

 Shops selling liquor, paan, gutka, tobacco etc., will ensure minimum six feet distance from each other, and also ensure not more than 5 persons at one time at the shop.

 The timing for opening L-6 and L-8 shops will be from 9.00 am to 6.30 pm.

 The bonded warehouses (L-1 and L-1F) are allowed to resume operations from 7.00 am to 6.30 pm and with 33% strength as per requirement with the remaining persons working from home.

 No bonded warehouse or retail vend will open in containment areas.

[Order No. F. No. 5/IMFL/EX/2020/393-407]


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