Liquor ban in effect on 4 Sundays of Bar exams

By on October 4, 2014

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MANILA — A liquor ban will take effect from 4 a.m. up to 8 p.m. on the four Sundays of October (5, 12, 19 and 26) in the premises and around the perimeter of the University of Sto. Tomas (UST) in Sampaloc, Manila as the Supreme Court (SC) Office of the Bar Confidant (OBC) administers the 2014 Bar Examinations for 6,344 examinees.

According to Executive Order No. 65, “no store, restaurant, eatery, cafe or any eating places or ambulant vendors shall be allowed to sell, peddle or offer to drink to any person intoxicating beverages, such as: beer, liquors, wines, and the like between the hours of 4:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. within 200 meters from the perimeter walls of UST along Espana Blvd., Lacson Ave., Dapitan St., and P. Noval St.”

Individual violators will be arrested and meted a fine not to exceed Php200 or imprisonment of not more than six months, or both.

Establishments who will violate the order will be closed.