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Inquiry on Restrictions on Dispensing Alcoholic Beverages
The Netherlands minister of labor, commerce and industry, at the request of the national committee for combating alcoholism, made an inquiry in all the communes of the country with regard to the results of the restrictions imposed on the dispensing of alcoholic beverages, in accordance with the provisions of the legislation at present in force. The results of this inquiry show for each commune: (1) the days and hours for which the restrictions were imposed; (2) the results of the restrictions; (3) as to whether the restrictions have been abolished, and (4) if so, why? The restrictions were established by the communal authorities only for certain specified days: holidays, fairs, market days, and the like, either for the whole day or for certain hours. The extent of the restrictions varied also according to the localities. On the whole, the effects of the restrictions
NETHERLANDS. JAMA. 1931;97(21):1552-1553. doi:10.1001/jama.1931.02730210050021