“The Delhi government has decided to grant the license in the form of L-15, L-16, L-17, L-19, L-20, L-21, L-28 and L-29 under of the new excise policy which will be implemented with effect from November 17 for the service in premises approved for “consumption on the spot” (Indian and foreign alcohol) in the territory of the national capital of Delhi for the ‘license year 2021-22 “, according to a decree issued by the excise department on Monday.
The ordinance requires applicants to download the required forms from the website of the excise service and submit them with full information and supporting documents.
The license categories for “on-site consumption” are: the service of Indian and foreign liquor in a hotel, motel, guest house to residents in their room (L15), bar / restaurant attached to a hotel (L16), an independent restaurant (L17), independent restaurant located in the arrival or departure area of the international airport (L19).
The other license categories are Indian and foreign alcohol service in a bar / dining car on a luxury train (L20), 24-hour service / sale of alcohol in a bar attached to a hotel located in the arrival or departure area of the international airport (L21), club reserved for officers in service or retired from the government and the armed forces (L29).
Under the terms of the on-site consumption licenses, the license holder will be required to purchase alcohol from retailers and may store alcohol anywhere on the premises.
Licensees will be permitted to serve alcohol and beer in glasses or bottles while ensuring that they are not taken outside the premises.