FUNCTIONS:  The Department enforces the following Acts, Rules and statutory Government Orders: -

(A) State Acts and Rules.

a. The Karnataka Excise Act 1965.

b. The Karnataka Prohibition Act 1961.

c. The Rules framed under the above Acts.

d. The Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic substances (Karnataka) Rules 1985.

e. Karnataka Prevention of Dangerous Activities of Bootleggers, Drug offenders Gamblers, Goondas, Immoral Traffic offenders and Slum Grabbers Act 1985.  

(B) Central Acts and Rules.

a. The Medicinal and Toilet Preparation (Excise Duties) Act 1955, and Rules 1956.

b. Narcotic and Psychotropic Substances Act 1985 (Central Act No. 61 of 1985)