Panaji: September 27, 2022
In view of Bye Election to 12-Reis Magos Zilla Panchayat Constituency in Bardez Taluka of North Goa District scheduled to be held on October 16, 2022 and the Model Code of Conduct that has already come in force. Additional District Magistrate, North Goa District has ordered that serving or selling of liquor in all the liquor bar, pubs, shops, clubs, shacks or any establishment within the jurisdiction of 12-Reis Magos Zilla Panchayat Constituency in Bardez Taluka of North Goa District to be closed everyday by 10.00 p.m. with immediate effect till the election Mode 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 p.m. However, this order shall not apply to those establishments, provision stores etc., which are required by law to be closed before 10.00 p.m.
Any violations may be reported to the office of the District Magistrate/Zilla Panchayat 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 shall result in cancellation of licenses and the owner or offender shall be liable for penal action, as informed by the Department of Information and Publicity.