NATIONAL CAPITAL DISTRICT COMMISSION LIQUOR LICENCE HOLDERS
CORONA VIRUS (COVID 19)
The Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea Hon. James Marape, MP, has declared a State of Emergency, effective as of Tuesday 24th March 2020, as a measure to reduce the potential spread of coronavirus or COVID-19.
The Prime Minister announced amongst other things, that non essential services must be closed. In accordance with the Prime Minister’s announcement, National Capital District Commission has resolved that a total liquor ban shall be imposed in the entire National Capital District. This liquor ban prohibits all liquor licensees and permit holders in NCDC from selling, supplying or disposing of liquor in their respective licensed premises.
Subject to weekly review, this total liquor ban is effective from 26th March 2020 and shall remain in force for a period of 12 days. National Capital District Commission will monitor the situation, and may extend the liquor ban if the need arises.
National Capital District Commission officials in partnership with NCD Police will ensure that this liquor ban is observed during the period of the liquor ban. Any breach of this Notice may result in total cancellation of the offender’s liquor license, or imposition of penalties provided for in National Capital District Liquor Act.
This Notice supersedes all prior notices issued by NCDC on the sale, supply or disposition of liquor in NCDC.
Acting City Manager