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Mizo Liquor Rules, 2014 laid in House

 AIZAWL, Nov 22 – Mizoram Excise and Narcotics Minister R Lalzirliana tabled the Mizoram Liquor (Prohibition and Control) Rules, 2014 in the Assembly on Thursday, paving the way for lifting the 17-year-old prohibition.

According to the rules, which was drafted in line with the Mizoram Liquor (Prohibition and Control) Act, 2014, people not below the age of 21 years of age could have a permit to purchase and drink alcohol not more than six bottles (750 ml) in a month.

Drinking in public, drunken driving and creating nuisance in an inebriated condition would invite severe punishment in accordance with the newly-legislated law. – PTI

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