CLOSURE OF LIQUOR PREMISES FOR NON COMPLIANCE

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CLOSURE OF LIQUOR PREMISES FOR NON COMPLIANCE

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KITWE CITY COUNCIL

KITWE City Council has embarked on an extensive regulation compliance inspection within the city and of the 40 liquor premises visited on Tuesday and Wednesday, 27 were closed for violating various provisions of the law. In the process 70 cases of beer and 100 bottles of spirits have been confiscated.

 

The objective of the inspection is to monitor compliance levels with the Liquor License Act Cap 20 of 2011, the Public Health Act Cap 295, fire certificate and curb unrestricted sell of cheap but high potent spirits especially to the youths below 18 years old (underage patronage).

 

Apart from having their premises shut, defaulters are being levied various penalty fees. Failure to display a license is also a punishable offence.

 

The closed premises include Black Gate, Keg and Coppersmith, Chiller’s Corner, Muluka Bar, and Elelemwa. The operation is ongoing and has since covered Parklands, Nkana East, Riverside, Kwacha and Bulangililo.

 

 

 

ROY KUSEKA

PUBLIC RELATIONS MANAGER

KITWE CITY COUNCIL

03.08.2017