Liquor (Public Bar) Licence
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|Licence fee for public bar||SCR1500|
Documents To Accompany Application
a) Proof to the satisfaction of the Authority that the applicant has the necessary experience and finance to carry on the activity.
b) Where the premise is newly built or has been renovated planning approval and certificate to the effect that the premises comply with all the planning requirements under the laws of Seychelles.
c) Documentary proof to the satisfaction of the Authority that the applicant is the owner or lessee of the premises
The licencee shall comply with the copyrights act 2014.
This licence is issued subject to compliance with the licences (liquor and Outdoor entertainment) regulations, 1998 as applicable including Conditions as set out in annex overleaf :-
The holder of the licence , his servant or agent shall not admit any person under the age of 18 years, on the premises licence as a public bar.
Furthermore the licensee should not use any live band and disco music or any type of music which can give rise to noise disturbance. His means that only soft music can be played on the premises.
To display this licence at a conspicuous place on the business premises specified in the licence.
‘’once issued, licence fee is non-refundable’’.
The holder of the licence shall display the licence at a conspicuous place on the premises specified in the licence.
Where there is any change in management or ownership of the business of the holder of a licence other than a temporary licence, the holder in the case of a bottler’s and off-liquor licence, shall notify the Authority in writing of all the particulars of such change within ten days of the occurrence of such change.
The holder of a licence, his servant or agent shall not
employ or allow a person under the age of 18 years, or a person who has been convicted of an offence under the Act or other written law at any time in force regulating or controlling the sale of liquor, to sell, or control or supervise the sale of , liquor or to have the custody or control of liquor on the premises specified in the licence.
Sell or deliver liquor, cigarettes or tobacco products to or allow liquor to be consumed or cigarettes or any tobacco products to be used by any person under the age of 18 years on the premises.
Sell liquor to a person already in a state of intoxication
Encourage or incite, by means whatsoever, a person already in a state of intoxication to drink liquor on the premises specified in the licence.
Permit any drunkenness, violence, drug abuse or any quarrelsome or riotous conduct of any kind to take place on the premises specified in the licence.
Keep open the premises specified in the licence for the sale of liquor or sell or expose for sale any liquor during any time when the licence holder is not authorized under the licence to sell liquor.
Allow any liquor to be consumed on the premises specified in the licence during any time when he is not authorised under the licence to sell liquor.
Adulterate any liquor which the licence holder intends to sell, or have in the licence holder’s possession adulterated liquor.
Admit any person under the age of 18 years to a premises licence as a public bar.
Dilute any liquor in the course of the lawful use
Operate or use the premises for any purpose other than the purpose for which it is licensed. Therefore no nightclub, discotheque and dancing hall activities are permitted.
The holder of a licence shall be answerable for the acts and omissions of his servant or agent and if his servant or agent commits an offence under this Act the holder of the licence and his servant or agent shall be liable to the penalties under the Act and the Authority may revoke the licence unless the holder of the licence proves to the satisfaction of the court or Authority as the case may be, that he used due diligence to comply with these Regulations and that the offence was committed without his knowledge, consent or connivance.
The holder of a licence to operate a public bar shall clearly and conspicuously display on the premises a list of prices of drinks on sale.
The holder of a licence shall ensure that order is maintained on the premises and shall take all precautions including the employment of suitable persons to prevent a breach of peace.
The holder of a licence to operate a public bar shall comply with the requirements relating to hygiene as laid down by the Ministry responsible for Health.
The holder of a licence to operate a public bar, shall ensure that the premises is kept clean at all times and is maintained to the satisfaction of the Ministry responsible for Health and that the premises is maintained at all times in good order and repair.
The Licensee should keep the noise level down in accordance with the Am plication of Sound and Playing of Music (Control) Regulations of the Penal Code (Cap 158).
(10) Furthermore the Licensee should not use any live band and disco music or any type of music which can give rise to noise disturbance, this means that only soft music can be played on the premises.