Pursuant to section 15 of the Excise Duty Act 2015 of the Laws of Kenya, The Kenya Revenue Authority wishes to inform the general public that the following companies listed on the website www.kra.go.ke have been duly licensed to manufacture or registered to import excisable goods and beverage specified therein. Companies not listed in the website are not authorized to manufacture, import or sell excisable products.
All manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers and other outlets including consumers are reminded to purchase or offer for sale Ethyl alcoholic and Alcoholic Beverages from the duly licensed manufacturers. Take note that it is an offence under Section 185(1)(d)(iii) of the aforementioned Act to be in possession, purchase or consume the aforementioned goods manufactured or sold bu unlicensed persons.
Persons not listed in this notice are not authorized to manufacture, import or sell excisable products in accordance with notifications earlier sent. Section 15 of the Excise Duty Act 2015 States that “No person shall manufacture excisable goods unless he/she is licensed by the Commissioner to manufacture them”.
Under Section 15 (1) (b) of the Excise Duty Act 2015, No person shall import , distribute, offer for sale or be in possession of any excisable goods without the authority of the Commissioner. Any person who contravenes the above Sections shall be liable to a fine and the subject goods shall be seized and destroyed at the offenders cost. Details of updated licensed Ethyl Alcohol and Alcoholic Beverages for the year 2017 may be obtained from our website at: www.kra.go.ke.
Should you need further information, please contact: Louis Nyariki Tel:020-2815098 Email:Louis.Nyariki@kra.go.ke