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Order dated 11th July, 2017 of the Hon’ble Supreme Court in Liquor ban matter

25 th Aug 2017

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Sub: Order dated 11th July, 2017 of the Hon’ble Supreme Court in Liquor ban matter

Dear Member,

Hon’ble Supreme Court in Arrive Safe Society of Chandigarh Versus Union Territory of Chandigarh & Anr. dated 11.7.2017 clarified that the purpose of the directions contained in the order dated 15 December 2016 is to deal with the sale of liquor along and in proximity of highways properly understood, which provide connectivity between cities, towns and villages. The order does not prohibit licensed establishments within municipal areas. This clarification shall govern other municipal areas as well. We have considered it appropriate to issue this clarification to set at rest any ambiguity and to obviate repeated recourse to IAs, before the Court. (Para 7 of the judgment)

For more information, please click on the link http://supremecourtofindia.nic.in/supremecourt/2017/9963/9963_2017_Order_11-Jul-2017.pdf

Thanking you & Regards,

Amitabh Devendra
Secretary General
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