Excise Department of Sri Lanka - Functions of The Department

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Collect Excise Revenue

Supervision and Control of Licensed premises, and collection of revenue therefrom

Detect Excise Crimes

Acting as the law enforcement agency in respect of the Excise Ordinance

Detect Tobacco Crimes

Enforcement of the Tobacco Tax Act including supervision and control of Tobacco Manufactories

Detect Narcotic Crimes

Acting as a law enforcement agency in respect of the Poisons, Opium and Dangerous Drugs Ordinance

Implementation Of Policies

The Department implements the policies on licenses for the distillation, importation, manufacture, bottling, wholesaling and retailing of any product that may be used as an alcoholic beverage. Each type of license is subjected to terms and conditions designed to safeguard against undeclared production and marketing of alcoholic beverages. The Government has been consistently keen on increasing excise taxes in order to increase the revenue and to confine the alcohol industry in a regulatory framework



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