Tag: Liquor Licensing Board

Board urges change to booze law

Board urges change to booze law

| 04/12/2017 | 108 Comments
(CNS): The Liquor Licensing Board is urging the government to amend the law relating to the sale of alcohol as soon as possible to sort out what has become a confusing and inequitable situation surrounding Sunday booze sales at liquor stores and gas stations. At a board meeting on Friday, after Robe [...]

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LLB doctored minutes in ‘Peanuts’ fiasco

LLB doctored minutes in ‘Peanuts’ fiasco

| 28/09/2017 | 116 Comments
(CNS): The former Liquor Licensing Board (LLB), chaired by Woody DaCosta, doctored the minutes of a March board meeting, made up policy and took decisions outside its remit, but government officials nevertheless concluded the members at the time acted in good faith regarding a disputed booze licence [...]

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Booze board’s gas station decision faces audit

Booze board’s gas station decision faces audit

| 09/08/2017 | 99 Comments
(CNS): A decision by the Liquor Licensing Board to grant Gary Rutty, the owner of the Peanuts convenience store and Rubis gas station in Red Bay, a licence to sell liquor seven days per week is to be reviewed by the government’s Internal Audit Unit. Commerce Minister Joey Hew, who now has responsi [...]

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Booze board extends opening hours for all

Booze board extends opening hours for all

| 21/12/2016 | 43 Comments
(CNS): The acting chair of the Liquor Licensing Board said holders of liquor licences can now open longer if they choose. Woody DaCosta said that during its quarterly meeting earlier this month the board agreed to a blanket extension on licenses to allow clubs, bars and restaurants to stay open late [...]

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Booze board gives greenlight for NYE late opening

Booze board gives greenlight for NYE late opening

| 08/12/2016 | 17 Comments
(CNS): All liquor licence holders in good standing have been given a blanket extension beyond regular closing times for New Year’s Eve, board officials have confirmed. As the year-end celebration falls on a Saturday night this year, the current music and dance legislation would mean that the p [...]

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Booze hours extended for bars and nightclubs

Booze hours extended for bars and nightclubs

| 07/06/2016 | 35 Comments
(CNS): Owners of bars and nightclubs will be able to open for an hour longer week nights following a decision by the Liquor Licensing Board to allow licence holders a blanket extension. From 1 July, retail bar licence holders can remain open until 2:00am, Mondays to Fridays, and until 12:00am on Sat [...]

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Extension kicks off New Year for booze laws

Extension kicks off New Year for booze laws

| 31/12/2015 | 5 Comments
(CNS): The start of 2016 brings a one-hour extension to regular closing times of all liquor licence holders on New Year’s Eve as well as a new regime surrounding the liquor law in Cayman, as amendments made to the legislation in October come into force on 1 January. The new law features sev [...]

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