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  1. News - Hong Kong - REGULATION

    Hong Kong liquor board seeks medical backing for upstairs bar controls

    Posted Dec 24th 2012, 12:00am by STUART LAU AND PATSY MOY

    ... to set limits on patron numbers." The Liquor Licensing Board contacted the Medical Association last week to ascertain how upstairs bar patrons who had been drinking would react ... in a spot check of bars in Central and Tsim Sha Tsui conducted by the Liquor Licensing Board last month. At present, the board specifies a capacity limit in its licence conditions for all pubs ...

  2. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Is the Liquor Licensing Board out of control?

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 12:15am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn In recent months, a number of bars have fallen foul of the Liquor Licensing Board (LLB) and had their licences revoked, resulting in considerable loss of revenue. Although in some cases licences have been restored by the Municipal Services Appeal Board (MSAB), bar owners have long complained about their vulnerability to ill-intentioned complaints and hearsay at LLB ...

  3. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Judge Zervos gives liquor board a poke in the eye

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 01:10am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn A few months ago, we suggested the Liquor Licensing Board was getting out of control in the way it dealt with bars. In that piece, we mentioned that the Coast bar in Soho had ... appeals board "took into account irrelevant considerations by placing emphasis on unsubstantiated complaints" and that "the way the [liquor licensing board] considered and viewed ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ENTERTAINMENT

    Famous Wan Chai bar Neptune II closes as licence refused

    Posted Dec 16th 2012, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney john.carney@scmp.com Wan Chai bar Neptune II closes as licence refused Legendary Wan Chai haunt Neptune II has been shut down, with the Liquor Licensing Board refusing to issue ... "They consistently flouted this capacity limit over the years, and the Liquor Licensing Board was left with no other option but to close it." On its website, the bar is called "the ...

  5. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Another bar given leave to appeal against licensing conditions

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 12:45am by Howard Winn

    ... Licensing Board in October 2013 in the face of strong local objections, according to submissions at the hearing in which residents complained that the area was primarily a residential district ... and the board revoked the licence with immediate effect, concluding: "The premises were not suitable for selling intoxicating liquor having regard to its location and it is contrary to the public ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Fire safety is non-negotiable

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... and sometimes obstructed by trash. Ko issued his warning after joining Liquor Licensing Board inspectors on a check of pubs in Central and Tsim Sha Tsui. Resistance from bar owners and managers ... a divided licensing process involving a number of different departments to give the Liquor Licensing Board more authority in upholding safety standards. ...

  7. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Another broadside launched against bar licensing regime

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 12:22am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn Mr Justice Kevin Zervos recently handed down yet another decision in which he finds that the Liquor Licensing Board (LLB) and the Municipal Services Appeals Board (MSAB) have ... involves a bar known as Icon on the ground floor of Parekh House at 63 Wyndham Street, Central. The bar appealed against three conditions imposed by the LLB when it was granted a new liquor licence ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING


    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 10:40pm by Olivia Rosenman

    ... with a Liquor Licensing Board official. The application also has to be passed by the police and, in some cases, the Home Affairs Department. In London, licences are generally granted for fixed 10-year ... Olivia Rosenman Olivia Rosenman Hard to swallow Ask any Hong Kong restaurateur or bar owner about liquor licensing and they will likely emit an exasperated groan. We live in a "world ...

  9. Linking liquor licence to smoke-free vow rejected

    Posted May 08th 2005, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... Raymond Ma Lobby group Clear the Air yesterday failed to persuade the Liquor Licensing Board to make Hong Kong's restaurants and bars choose between serving alcohol or allowing smoking. In a test case setting the stage for a year-long campaign to get restaurants and bars to go smoke-free ahead of an expected ban, the licensing board ignored a petition from the pressure ...

  10. Upstairs bars could face tighter rules on licensing

    Posted Feb 10th 2011, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... said. Tong said the Liquor Licensing Board, which scrutinises and approves licences for selling and consuming alcohol, was taking a tougher stance in considering applications, while law ... Cheung Chi-fai and Martin Wong Upstairs bars may face stricter liquor licensing rules as the government considers tougher measures to tackle violent crime, fire safety and public nuisance ...




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