Patna: Bihar Prohibition and Excise (Amendment) Bill 2022 has been approved in the meeting of Nitish cabinet on Monday. After the amendment is approved by the cabinet, many rules related to law will change. Under the new law, a fine between Rs 2-5 thousand will have to be paid if caught after consuming alcohol. Failure to pay the fine can result in imprisonment of one month. Earlier the fine was 50 thousand. But now this rule has changed.
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According to the new law, the trial in such cases will have to be completed within one year. At the same time, if the police catch illegal liquor in large quantities, then they will have the right to destroy the remaining liquor by keeping a sample of the liquor. The police will not need permission from the collector to do so.
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