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DBKL: No Selling Hard Liquor In Grocery & Convenience Stores Starting Next Year


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DBKL has announced that it will be imposing sales restrictions on hard liquor in particular premises starting October next year.

Sundry shops, grocery stores, convenience stores and Chinese medicine shops located in Kuala Lumpur will not be allowed to sell hard liquor following the implementation of this new ruling in 2021, as said by a press release shared by DBKL. These premises can only renew their licenses until 30 September next year.

However, beer and products involving pure or mixed liquor in traditional medicine are allowed to be sold at these locations between the fixed time period of 7am to 9pm. As for wholesalers and sundry shops, liquor can be sold between this time frame as well. Nonetheless, beers must be placed separately from other beverages. In beer houses, the sale of liquor will only be allowed between the time period of 10am to midnight.

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Aside from these prohibitions, businesses who sell liquor, “cannot be in front of police stations, houses of worship, schools and hospitals”.

For locations that are permitted to sell liquor such as “restaurants, pubs, bars, hotels, commercial complexes, warehouses, supermarkets, hypermarkets, and businesses involving promotional activities in selling liquor,” these premises will be allowed to sell liquor from 10am till midnight.

These businesses will have the option of extending their hours to 2am but additional application is necessary and judgment will be made based on the approved time limit given and entertainment hours of the business.


Businesses and that permit the consumption of liquor at their location will be identified through the display of a blue liquor licence. Alternatively, if the premise is equipped with a yellow licence, this means that liquor will only be sold on a take-away basis.

The creation, consumption and sale of alcohol known as ‘Samsu’ will be banned In Kuala Lumpur starting 15 December 2020. For the full list of prohibitions to look out for, check out DBKL’s full press release.

These regulations are only set to take place in the following year but let’s stay informed and familiarise ourselves with these rules now to avoid making any illegal mistakes in the future.  


Also read: DBKL Decommissions Parking Meters, All Street Parking Bays in KL To Be Paid For Via E-Wallets

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