Commission on Elections (Comelec) to establish Liquor Ban for 2 days after the last day of the campaign period of Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) -- Youth Council -- elections.
Comelec reminded the aspiring officers that yesterday was the last day of campaign, the 12th of May, and today should have no more activities to campaign like shaking hands with the voters in some houses or even political rally. While the liquor ban has started, 13th of May, at 12:01 in the morning until the midnight time of the election day, Monday, the 14th of May --- which is official May 15th as 12:00AM reaches.
Department of Tourism (DOT) accredited like hotels and restaurants are exempted in liquor ban. And Comelec clears the importance of giving these establishments exemption.
The said accredited DOT establishments cannot serve liquors to Filipinos, and only foreigners are the people they can serve and sell alcoholic drinks.
Any Filipinos who will drink alcoholic beverages in the said 2-day liquor ban period, both selling and buying, will face imprisonment up to 6 years and can be fine up to ₱80,000.