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OPERATING TIMES FOR LIQUOR OUTLETS DURING INDEPENDENCE HOLI...
27/09/18

OPERATING TIMES FOR LIQUOR OUTLETS DURING 
INDEPENDENCE HOLIDAYS

The General Public and Liquor Traders are hereby informed that the official trading hours as stipulated in the Second Schedule of the Liquor Regulations 2008, Regulation 8 of the Liquor Regulations, 2008 read together with Regulation 25 (2) of the Trade Regulations including exemptions to Liquor Wholesalers and Retailers during Independence Day holidays will be as follows:

1. A Bar, Club Liquor and Liquor Depot authorises the sale and consumption of liquor on the licensed premises between 1200 hours to 2300 hours from Saturday 29th September to Tuesday 2nd October 2018.

2. A Bottle Store Licensee is authorised for the sale of liquor for consumption off the premises between 1000 hours and 1900 hours from Saturday 29th September to Tuesday 2nd October 2018.

3. Wholesale Liquor and Distributor Liquor Licensees are authorised for the sale of liquor between 0800 hours and 1700 hours on from Saturday 29th September to Tuesday 2nd October 2018.

4. A Discotheque/Night Club Licensee is authorised for the sale and consumption of liquor on licensed premises between 1900 hours and 0200 hours from Saturday 29th September to Tuesday 2nd October 2018.

5. No Liquor shall be served in restaurants except between 1200 hours and 1430 hours and between 1830 hours and 2230 hours on a daily basis. Further, a restaurant licensee may serve liquor in an unsealed container, to a person who takes a meal in the licensed premises, for consumption on the premises.

6. A Temporary Liquor Licence for festivals and other public activities authorises the sale of liquor between 1400 hours and 0000 hours on from Saturday to Tuesday.

7. A Temporary Liquor Licence for picnics authorises the sale of liquor between 1200 hours to 1900 hours from Saturday to Tuesday.

8. A Temporary Liquor Licence for trade fairs authorises the sale of liquor between 1200 hours to 1800 hours from Saturday to Tuesday.

9. Temporary liquor licence will be issued for Sundays and Public Holidays.

10. Furthermore, the Traditional Beer Regulations, 2011 authorises sale of declared traditional beer (Khadi, Setopoti, Mokuru, Nkumbi and Ila) at residential premises between 1200 hours and 1900 hours from Saturday to Tuesday.

11. All liquor business operators and/Managers are therefore, advised to observe and comply with the provisions of the Liquor Act and its Regulations as stated above.

12. The consumers are also advised that excessive alcohol consumption has negative impact on their health and therefore should avoid overindulgence of intoxicating liquor.

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