Excise Amendment Bill presented to Parliament

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The Excise Amendment Bill, under which rules would be made to obtain a license when tapping coconut and palmyrah trees, was presented to Parliament today.

Under the section 15 of the Bill, a license has to be obtained to tap coconut and palmyrah trees. No license is needed to tap Kithul trees according to the legislation. (Yohan Perera and Ajith Siriwardana)

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