hc: is banning alcohol sale in pet bottles constitutional? - polyethylene terephthalate properties
Mumbai's high court asked the state on Tuesday about the technical legality and constitutional validity of the government's resolution (GR)
This does not allow the sale, manufacture and storage of liquor in pet (PET)bottles.
A chamber of Chief Justice DH waghla and Justice Sonak MS is hearing a series of petitions challenging GR, which were issued by the State Department on January 11 and come into force on April 1.
The government defender (GP)
Purnima Kantharia said that under the Maharashtra liquor rules and the Maharashtra distilled and manufactured portable liquor rules, the state has the power to make certain rules.
The wine was made, stored and sold in glass bottles, and plastic accounted for only, Kantharia MS.
The use of plastic has only started in the last 15 years, she said, before that, it was always glass.
The court asked whether the government was entitled to raise the issue and then said that sttate could not pass GR legislation.
The GP then said that GR was based on environmental and health issues and tried to curb alcohol smuggling.
The state has not covered or overturned any provisions of the Mumbai Prohibition Act.
The court said it did not want a reason, but asked if it was legal.
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The Constitution of India will enter into force.
Ms Kantharia said GR did not restrict or restrict their business.
There are no restrictions except the conditions.
The court then stated that the only issue was the technical legitimacy and constitutional validity of GR.
It said that the issue had to be decided before it came into effect on April 1 and that the matter had been postponed until Wednesday.