No Selling of Alcohol on Good Friday

In Saint Lucia, Good Friday falls on Friday, March 29, 2024. As part of the observance of this religious day, the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force (RSLPF) wishes to remind the General Public that the sale of liquor is prohibited on Good Friday.

This prohibition is in accordance with Section 30 (1) (a) of the Liquor Licence Act, Chapter 13.17 of the Revised Laws of Saint Lucia 2021, which states:

(1) Subject to the provisions of section 5 relating to closing hours for specific licences, a licence holder shall not sell, or expose for sale, any intoxicating liquor or open, or keep open, his or her licensed premises-
(a) During the whole of Good Friday, Christmas Day and Corpus Christi Day.

Any person found guilty of committing this offence, will be fined one thousand five hundred dollars (XCD1500.00). Non-compliance with this fine may lead to a prison term not exceeding two (2) years. Therefore, the RSLPF urges the general public to adhere to and respect these laws. By doing so, every citizen can peacefully enjoy the sanctity of Good Friday.

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