The annual session of the Liquor Licensing Board will be held at 9am Thursday, 17 September in the Government Administration Building's large conference room, on the first floor.

Persons interested in the annual session's proceedings are encouraged to read the full agenda on or on; or they can come in to the DCI's offices on the ground floor of the Government Administration Building for a copy.

During the annual session, which will be held in accordance with section 6 (1) of the Liquor Licensing Law (2000 Revision), the board chairman will give his comments, followed by the confirmation of minutes from the last quarter's session.

Afterward, new applications and deferred new applications will be heard, followed by variations; ratification of the chairman's decision; renewals of existing liquor licences; and renewal of existing music and dancing licences.

All renewals are subject to compliance with the relevant laws, and licenses for the 2015-2016 licensing period will not be issued until premises have fully complied in every respect. Premises not compliant by 30 September will be required to cease the sale of alcoholic beverages until they are in full compliance.

Persons wishing to object to the renewal of an existing license have until 48 hours prior to the annual session to do so in writing and are welcome to attend the meeting to voice their concerns. The deadline for written objections against new applications is seven days prior to the annual session. Objectors are required by law to attend in person, or by representation, in order to have their objections heard.

In accordance with the Liquor Licensing Law 1985 (2000 Revision), whomever disposes, exposes for sale or offers for sale any intoxicating liquor is guilty of an offence unless he/she holds an appropriate license.

For more information, contact the Liquor Licensing Board's Executive Secretary Marva Scott on 244-3168, or submit written correspondence to the Chairman, Liquor Licensing Board, Ministry of Financial Services, Commerce and Environment, Government Administration Building, P.O. Box 126, Grand Cayman, KY1-9000.

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