Liquor ban extended from May 9-13, 2013

SAN FERNANDO CITY – Police Chief Superintendent Ricardo C. Marquez, Police Regional Office 1 (PRO1) director has announced the extension of the liquor ban to five days from May 9 to May 13, election day.

With the election fever, house-to-house campaigning of candidates, summer break and conduct of fiestas, consumption of alcoholic drinks is common fare and this situation does not bode well in areas where political rivalries are hot, the regional director said.

Marquez also reminded the public that the gun ban, which started on January 13, will last for the rest of the election period and that it is applied even to licensed gun owners.

Meanwhile, the exemption granted under Section 3 of Resolution 9582 stays as is.  Section 3 of the said resolution exempts hotels and other establishments and duly certified by the Department of Tourism as tourism-oriented and habitually in the business of catering of foreign tourist.#