Botswana

Lifting of Liquor Restrictions (3)

Government Notice 283 of 2020

  • Published in Government Gazette no. 70 on 14 July 2020

  • Assented to on 14 July 2020
  • Commenced on 14 July 2020

  • [Up to date as at 14 July 2020]
  1. [Repealed by Liquor Restrictions (Government Notice 305 of 2020) on 29 July 2020]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 following 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,(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)a traditional beer licensee shall sell traditional beer as set out in the Schedule:Provided that a licensee has satisfied the Director of Health Services, or any person authorised by the Director that he or she is able to comply with directions for the prevention of spread of COVID-19 issued by the Director of Health Services as published in the Government Gazette with the exception of the requirement to take record body temperature.

Schedule


Licence Days Hours
Liquor
Bar Wednesday to Friday and public holiday 1000 hours to 1900 hours
Saturday and public holiday 1000 hours to 1600 hours
Bottle store liquor Wednesday to Friday and public holiday 0900 hours to 1700 hours
Saturday and public holiday 1000 hours to 1400 hours
Liquor depot Wednesday to Friday and public holiday 1000 hours to 1900 hours
Saturday and public holiday 1000 hours to 1600 hours
Discotheque/nightclub Wednesday to Friday and public holiday 1000 hours to 1900 hours
Saturday and public holiday 1000 hours to 1600 hours
Distributor liquor Monday to Thursday and public holiday 1000 hours to 1600 hours
Wholesale liquor Monday to Thursday and public holiday 1000 hours to 1600 hours
Club liquor Wednesday to Friday and public holiday 1000 hours to 1900 hours
Saturday and public holiday 1000 hours to 1600 hours
Temporary liquor Closed Closed
Restaurant bar (hotel) Daily and public holiday aligned to the hours of operation of a restaurant
Traditional Beer
Liquor depot Monday to Saturday and public holiday 1200 hours to 1700 hours

Government Notice No. 219 of 2020 is hereby revoked.DR. Malaki Tshipayagae,Director of Health Services.

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