Monday 26 October, 2020

Closing hours announced for businesses across parishes under SOE

The police have advised residents and business operators in St James, Westmoreland and Hanover that in light of the declaration of a state of public emergency in the parishes, the following closing times now apply:

1.      Clubs and fast food restaurants – from 6:00 a.m. until 12:00 a.m.

2.      Every place required by law to operate under a tavern licence – from 7:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m.

3.      Petroleum filling stations – from 6:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m.

4.      Supermarkets, grocery shops, harberdasheries, cook shops and any other place offering goods for sale – from 6:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.

5.      Pharmacies – From 6:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m.

6.      Any other public place, except a tourism enterprise, or a tourism accommodation as defined in the Tourist Board Act – From 7:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m.

The police said persons are being asked to comply fully with the new stipulations as the security forces seek to partner with residents to create safer communities.

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