The Spirituous Preparations (Inter-State Trade and Commerce) Control Act,1955
Section 3. Control of inter-State trade and commerce in spirituous preparations
(1) No person shall, in the course of inter-State trade and commerce-
(a) Import into a prohibition State any spirituous preparation; or
(b) Export from any State or transport from one place to another or sell any spirituous preparation for the purpose of its importation into a prohibition state; save in accordance with rules made under sub-section (2) and with the conditions of any licence for that purpose which he may be required to obtain under those rules.
(2) The Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette make rules regulating such import, export, transport or sale and such rules may prescribe the form and conditions of licences therefor, the authorities by which such licences may be granted and the fees that may be charged with respect there to, and any other matter required to render effective the control over such import, export, transport or sale.
(3) Save in so far, as may be expressly provided in the rules made under sub-section (2), nothing in this section shall apply to spirituous preparations, which are the property of the Government.