1. The Multi-Ministry Task Force (MTF) announced on 24 March 2022 that Community Safe Management Measures (SMMs) would be eased from
29 March 2022 onwards, which includes:
2. To ensure that pivoted nightlife establishments continue to provide a safe environment for customers and workers by reducing health risks, pivoted nightlife establishments are required to comply with the measures stipulated in the updated Advisory for Resumption of Pivoted Nightlife Establishments (refer to pdf below) till the nightlife industry is permitted to resume operations.
3. As such, points 1a - 1c apply to pivoted operators. However, non-permitted public entertainment equipment (e.g. dart boards, pool tables, and karaoke machines) are not allowed in the premises.
4. In addition, pivoted nightlife establishments must ensure that no dancing of any kind between any number of persons take place within the premises. The designation of any area to be used for dancing activities is strictly prohibited.
5. Please be reminded that conditional permit is granted based on the following conditions:
6. SNBA would like to remind all pivoted operators to exercise vigilance and strict compliance of the requirements as any form of breaching found may result in a revoke of the conditional permit. Enforcement action may also be taken against errand operators for any such breach.
7. The plan to safely resume nightlife businesses (bars, pubs, nightclubs, discotheques, and karaoke lounges) are currently being reviewed by MTI and MHA, as well as the relevant agencies. SNBA will continue to work closely with the authorities to identify the conditions for the safe resumption of the industry, to which an update will be provided later.