Botswana

Lifting of Liquor Restrictions (2)

Government Notice 219 of 2020

  • Published in Government Gazette no. 58 on 15 June 2020

  • Assented to on 15 June 2020
  • Commenced on 15 June 2020

  • [Up to date as at 15 June 2020]
  1. [Repealed by Lifting of Liquor Restrictions (3) (Government Notice 283 of 2020) on 14 July 2020]

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that His Excellency the President acting in accordance with regulation 30G of the Emergency Powers (COVID-19) Regulations, 2020, has authorised the lifting of liquor restrictions as set out below —
(a)a liquor licensee shall sell intoxicating liquor as set out in the Schedule:Provided that –(i)intoxicating liquor shall be sold for off-site (home consumption), and(ii)where a restaurant licensed under the Trade Act and a bar liquor licensed under the Liqour Act are issued for the same business premises, the bar liquor licensee shall sell intoxicating liquor on-site (sit-in); and(b)traditional beer listed in Schedule 3 of the Traditional Beer Regulations shall not be sold.

Schedule


Licence Days Hours
Bar liquor Wednesday to Friday and public holiday
Saturday and public holiday
1000 hours to 1900 hours
1000 hours to 1600 hours
Bottle store liquor Wednesday to Friday and public holiday
Saturday and public holiday
0800 hours to 1600 hours
0800 hours to 1200 hours
Liquor depot Wednesday to Friday and public holiday
Saturday and public holiday
1000 hours to 1900 hours
1000 hours to 1600 hours
Discotheque/ nightclub Wednesday to Friday and public holiday
Saturday and public holiday
1000 hours to 1900 hours
1000 hours to 1600 hours
Distributor liquor Monday to Thursday and public holiday 0800 hours to 1600 hours
Wholesale liquor Monday to Thursday and public holiday 0800 hours to 1600 hours
Club liquor Wednesday to Friday and public holiday
Saturday and public holiday
1000 hours to 1900 hours
1000 hours to 1600 hours
Temporary liquor Closed Closed
Restaurant bar (hotel) Daily and public holiday 1200 hours to 2000 hours

Government Notice No. 196 of 2020 is hereby revoked.Dr. Malaki Tshipayagae,Director of Health Services.

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