Excise (Amendment)

Link to law: http://www.lawnet.lk/process.php?st=1996Y0V0C7A&hword=%27%27&path=2
Published: 1996

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Excise (Amendment)
Excise (Amendment)




AN ACT TO AMEND THE EXCISE ORDINANCE








BE it enacted by the Parliament of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka as follows :-



[25th March

, 1996 ]













Short title.



1. This Act may be cited as the Excise (Amendment) Act, No 7 of 1996.



Amendment of section 15 of Chapter 52.



2. Section 15 of the Excise Ordinance (hereinafter referred to as the "principal enactment") is hereby amended by the substitution in paragraph (d) of that section for the words "brewery or warehouse", of the words" brewery, liquor manufactory or warehouse ",



Amendment of section 16 of the principal enactment.



3. Section 16 of the principal enactment is hereby amended as follows :-





(1) in subsection (1) of that section-





(a) by the substitution in paragraph (a) thereof, for the words "'distilleries and breweries", of the words "distilleries, breweries and liquor manufactories";



(b) by the substitution in paragraph (c) thereof, for the words " brewery, or warehouse", of the words "brewery, liquor manufactory or warehouse";



(2) in subsection (2) of that section by the substitution for the words "brewery, or warehouse", of the words "brewery, liquor manufactory or warehouse".



Amendment of section 22 of the principal enactment.



4. Section 22 of the principal enactment is hereby amended in paragraph (d) of subsection (1) of that section, by the substitution for the words "distillery, or brewery" of the words "distillery, brewery or liquor manufactory".



Amendment of section 23 of the principal enactment.



5. Section 23 of the principal enactment is hereby amended by the substitution, in subparagraph (i) of paragraph (c) of that section for the words "distillery or brewery", of the words "distillery, brewery or liquor manufactory,".



Amendment of section 46 of the principal enactment.



6. Section 46 of the principal enactment is hereby amended by the substitution in paragraph (e) of that section for the words "brewery, or warehouse;", of the words "brewery, liquor manufactory or warehouse;".



Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency.



7. In the event of any inconsistency between the Sinhala and Tamil texts of this Act, the Sinhala text shall prevail.