Singapore Police Force
The Liquor Control (Supply and Consumption) Act will come into effect on 1 April 2015.
New Trading Hours
1st Class Public House
0600hrs to 2359hrs
2nd Class Public House
0600hrs to 2200hrs
Beer House Licence
Outdoor Beer House
As indicated in the licence
Retail Liquor Shop
0700hrs to 2230hrs
Retail Beer Shop
Wholesale Liquor Shop and Wholesale Beer Shop
Temporary Liquor Licence
Class 5 – Temporary Liquor Licence, e.g.
· Temporary Class 1A
· Temporary Class 2A
· Temporary Class 3A
· Temporary Class 4
Similar to the respective Class type, eg.
· 0600hrs to 2359hrs
· 0700hrs to 2230hrs
If you are an existing holder of a liquor licence, your liquor licence will automatically be placed under the appropriate category in the new system.
a. Yes, your new trading hours are from 0700hrs to 2230hrs daily.
b. You may apply for an extension of trading hours after 1 April 2015. Each application will be assessed on a case by case basis.
c. There will be no refund for the shortened trading hours from 2359hrs to 2230hrs. However, if you have paid for extended hours (beyond 2359hrs) for the period from 1 April 2015, a refund will be provided.
Yes, the delivery of liquor must be made in accordance with the trading hours specified in the liquor licence.
Further details on the Liquor Control (Supply and Consumption) Act and the liquor regulations can be found at http://statutes.agc.gov.sg/aol/home.w3p