Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution
(Department of Consumer Affairs)
Notification
New Delhi the 15th October, 2008.
G.S.R. 737(E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by section 83 of the Standards of Weights and Measures Act, 1976 (60 of 1976) , the Central Government hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Standards of Weights and Measures (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 1977, namely:-
 
1.         (1) These rules may be called the Standards of Weights and Measures (Packaged   Commodities) Amendment Rules, 2008.
(2) They shall come into force immediately from the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.
2. In the Standards of Weights and Measures (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 1977, in sub clause (f) of the clause (i) of the rule 6, the following proviso shall be inserted, namely:-
 
“Provided that for the packages containing alcoholic beverages or spirituous liquor, the State Excise Laws and the rules made hereunder shall be applicable within the State in which it is manufactured and where the State excise laws and rules made thereunder do not provide for declaration of retail sale price, the provisions of these rules, shall apply.”   
 
[File No WM 10(11)/2008]
                                                                                                     RAKESH KACKER,
Addl. Secy.
 
Note:- The principal rules were published in the Gazette of India vide notification number 622(E) dated 26th September, 1977 and last amended vide notifications Nos-
 
1. GSR 224 (E) dated 23.03.2002
2. GSR 253 (E) dated 05.04.2002
3. GSR 666 (E) dated 25.09.2002
4. GSR 495 (E) dated 17.06.2003 with corrigendum issued
vide GSR 546 (E) dated 14.07.2003
5. GSR 760 (E) dated 24.09.03. with corrigendum issued
vide GSR 857 (E) dated 31.10.2003
6. GSR 113 (E) dated 12.02.04 with corrigendum issued vide GSR 316(E)
dated 14.5.04.
7. GSR 169 (E) dated 01.03.04
8. GSR 238 (E) dated 31.03.04
9. GSR 450 (E) dated 14.07.04
10. GSR 550 (E) dated 30.08.04
11.GSR 613 (E) dated 15.09.04
12.GSR 16 (E) dated 12.01.05
13.GSR 143 (E) dated 01.03.05
14.GSR 236 (E) dated 13.04.05
15.GSR 572 (E) dated 08.09.05
16.GSR 425 (E) dated 17.07.06
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