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The 2:00 am curfew for nightclubs over the past few months seems to have taken such a toll on the sustainability of businesses within the entertainment industry that the Private Sector Commission (PSC) is calling for a revision of the imposition. In essence, it wants the curfew to be extended to 4: 00am.Public Security Minister, Khemraj RamjattanThe Commission said that it has observed and received reports from its membership that the enforcement of the 2:00 am curfew closure for bars and night clubs is having a significant negative impact to such an extent that some are faced with the threat of closure and downsizing as a result of this decision.The PSC said that it is also concerned that this could have a long term negative impact on the country’s developing Tourism Industry.Contrary to what may have been said before, the Commission emphasized that there has been no definitive study on the social impact of the later closure on crime and accidents.In light of the aforementioned, the Commission said that it is calling on Vice President Khemraj Ramjattan to reconsider the 2: 00 am curfew and its implications on business.The PSC said, “We are strongly recommending that consideration be given for bars and night clubs to be open until 4:00 am on Fridays, Saturdays and Public Holidays for those night clubs located in commercial districts and zones and those which comply with building codes that limit noise nuisance.”With the upcoming Christmas holidays, the Commission said that it is recommending the extension and relaxation of the 2:00 am edict to facilitate visitors during the Christmas season and those who usually come during the New Year.They said that this is especially pertinent since the country is gearing to celebrate in grand style,Cheap NFL Jerseys Wholesale, its 50th Independence anniversary in 2016.The decision saw Ramjattan becoming a sweepingly unpopular figure within various quarters, earning himself names like, ‘The Grinch,Cheap Arizona Coyotes Hoodies,’ ‘The Terminator’ and ‘Dr. Evil.’ But to others who have lived for years near to noisy bars with music,Wholesale Hockey Jerseys 2018, Ramjattan’s decision remains a blessing in disguise.Every Friday and Saturday night, hundreds of revelers who believe that a good time involves partying the night away until sunrise, are usually ushered out of the popular clubs and bars by 1:50 am. They either go home or ‘lime’ on the streets for several minutes as they ponder the next possible place to finish the night off.Head of the Private Sector Commission, Norman McLeanFormer Minister of Legal Affairs,Brett Favre Falcons Jersey, Anil Nandlall, had also lent his voice to the matter,China Jerseys Cheap, on his Facebook profile some months ago.Nandlall had said that the opening and closing hours of those licensed premises are fixed by law in the legislation. The former Attorney General also noted that there is reference in both Acts to a “Minister” but it is not defined. He emphasized however, that the subject minister of the GRA is the Minister of Finance and not the Minister of Public Security.“So from whence is Mr. Ramjattan deriving his authority to impose this curfew. The curfew itself seems to be in contravention of the hours of opening and closing which are fixed by the law.“As far as I am aware, these have not been changed by way of any amendment, regulation or order issued by the relevant subject minister. So it would appear that not only is Mr Ramjattan acting ultra vires his authority, but he may be violating the relevant law,” Nandlall expressed.But the Public Security Minister in an interview on the reactions he has been receiving for the 2.00 a.m curfew had said that he is not the least bit bothered by it and will continue to do what is needed to reduce the high crime rate.As for Nandlall’s comments, Ramjattan had said,Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic, “This is an indivisible government. You can’t divide it up and say because the portfolio minister is Finance Minister, Winston Jordan, in relation to GRA, Ramjattan must be silent. Then how is Jordan as the relevant person in charge of this to enforce it? Not by asking the policemen?I think this kind of thinking is most ludicrous coming from Nandlall, an individual who never wanted to enforce any law.”“That is why some of his ministers were stealing cars and passing budget line items and all manners of things, just disregarding the financial laws of the country.”Ramjattan had said that in spite of the criticisms, he is going to do all that it takes to reduce the high crime rate and will continue to hold his ground on the matter.“I am well aware that these small things will help out and it will lead to the big things. Drinking at very late hours does a lot of harm and leads to a lot of things and I don’t need studies to tell me that.”Ramjattan reiterated that he isn’t here for the fame but to get a job done and “will do what it takes” for that to be accomplished.He had said that the 2am curfew is just one of the options on his menu of measures planned for crime reduction.
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