THE PROBLEM AND ITS SETTING
The implementation of liquor ban in Davao city is to encourage a safe and welcoming environment in the public places there are alcohol bans in certain areas in Davao. These alcohol bans are a measure to reduce the negative impacts that drinking alcohol has in public places in a particular area. The government officials also provide the police with an appropriate tool for dealing with the antisocial behavior caused by drinking alcohol. Although alcohol can form a positive aspect of the enjoyment of our parks and other public areas, we need to balance this with keeping our communities safe and helping create the world's most livable city. (CASAS, Arianne 2013) Davao City has enforced the ban liquor, the city major inked the ordinance No. 004-13 series of 2013 (an order amending ordinance No.1627, series of 1994, an ordinance regulating the operation of business establishment selling liquors, coconut wine and other nature wine and other alcoholic beverages in the Davao City) in August accordingly, vendors shall not sell liquors (from 1:00am-8:00am the amended ordinance strictly beverages to minors in business establishment. The amended liquor ban also prohibits drinking in all public areas in the city at streets, plazas and parking areas. Mayor Rodrigo Duterte wants to maintain the peace and orderliness in the city and minors frequently visiting resto bars. The benefits that the people will get through the proper implementation of the liquor ban are to reduce incidents of violation and criminal damage, a better public imaged, reducing alcohol consumption, better mental health increased confidence and self-respect. The City Councils also amended the penalties to any violations to the provisions of the proposed liquor ban. First offence calls for an administrative fine of P3, 000, while the second offense calls for a fine of P5, 000 and imprisonment of three months or both upon the discretion of the court. For the third offense, a fine of P5, 000 or one year imprisonment will be slapped against the offender and his or her business permit will be revoked. This study will be conducted to find out the issue encountered by the business firms who are abiding the law. We would like also to know the opinions and reactions of some restaurant managers regarding to the effects of liquor ban to the Restaurant industry in Davao City.
Statement of the problem
This study determines the perspective of restaurateurs on the implementation of liquor ban in the restaurants in Davao city.
Specifically, it sought answer to the following question:
1.) What is the demographic profile of the respondents in terms of the following: A. Age
C. Type of Operation
2.) What are the perspective of the restaurateurs on the implementation of the liquor ban in Davao City in terms of the following: A. Profitability.
3.) Is there a significant difference on the perspective of restaurateurs on the implementation of liquor ban in Davao City in terms of profitability, Service and Customers when grouped according to their profile? A. Age
C. Type of operation
On the basis of the questions proposed in this study, the following null hypothesis on the effects of liquor ban is derived. HO1: there is no significant difference on the perspective of restaurateurs on the implementation of liquor ban in the restaurant industry in Davao City in terms of profitability, service and Customers. Significance of the study
This study will discuss the effect of liquor ban in the restaurant industry and also to our economy. This study will be designed to know if the liquor ban has a contribution in the hotel and restaurant operation. The government implemented this kind of law to avoid the increasing number of incidents. This study would be beneficial particularly to the following:
Restaurateurs. That the...
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