July 25, 2022
Sravana 03, 1944
District Magistrate North, has prohibited serving or selling of liquor in liquor bars, pubs, shops, clubs, shacks, or any establishment beyond 10.00 pm., with immediate effect till the election Model Code of Conduct is in force. Such establishments can remain open and continue to operate without the sale and service of liquor beyond 10.00 pm. However this order will not apply to those establishments, provision stores etc., which are required by law to be closed before 10.00 pm. This order will be applicable in all the Village Panchayat areas excluding village panchayat Alorna, Casarvarnem and Chandel Hassapur in Pernem taluka, Harvalem village panchayat in Bicholim taluka, Taleigao village panchayat in Tiswadi taluka, all Municipal areas in North Goa District and Corporation of the City of Panaji. Any violations of the above directions may be reported to the office of the District Election Officer, Panaji.
If any liquor shop/bar, pub or any establishment is found serving liquor beyond the aforesaid timings, during the said period, it will result in cancellation of licenses and the owner or offender will be liable for penal action and other relevant provisions of laws in force.