Dry Law in Effect for 12 Cantons This Independence Day – Are You In One of Them?

    Must Read

    Creating a Conscious alternative news network that we feel the world needs. Pura Vida!

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – According to the reform of the Electoral Code and the new Liquor Act No. 9047, municipalities have the power to ban the sale of liquor on holidays, including the present independence day celebrations for the 15th of September. Twelve municipalities have agreed to this liquor ban this weekend.

    The National Union of Local Governments (UNGL) gathered information on what municipalities can apply or not apply the “Prohibition.” Of the 81 municipalities, nine have not taken the agreement of the Council, 59 do not apply the “Prohibition,” and 12 will not allow the sale of alcoholic drinks and two did not answer.

    TIP: Get our latest content by joining our newsletter. Don't miss out on news that matter in Costa Rica. Click here.

    If local governments do not designate opposition, the sale of liquor is allowed in the cantons. Significantly, the law does have economic repercussions for those who breach the “Dry Law” and they can have their liquor licenses repealed according to Articles 14 and 23 of the 9047 Act.

    The following are the cantons enforcing the Dry Law on September 15:

    1. Carthage
    2. Liberia
    3. Goicoechea
    4. Santa Barbara
    5. Santo Domingo
    6. Alajuelita
    7. Moravia
    8. Montes de Oca
    9. Palmares
    10. Turrialba
    11. Esparza
    12. Aserrí

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN)

    San Jose, Costa Rica

    LIKE THIS ARTICLE? Sign up to our newsletter and we will send you updates of our latest content as soon as they are available. Click here.

    - Advertisement -
    - Advertisement -

    Latest News

    Promising News About the Current State of COVID-19 in Costa Rica

    There has been a string of great news on the Covid front recently in Costa Rica, and since that's...
    - Advertisement -

    More Articles Like This

    - Advertisement -
    Language »

    Get TCRN In Your Inbox & Never Miss Any News That Matter In Costa Rica!