Liquor Law

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The Yeoville Judgment

Thabo Thlobelo, Abantu Tobacco & Liquor Laws

The outcome of the long-awaited judgement on the status of shebeens in Gauteng was delivered in the South Gauteng High Court on 1 November 2017, eight months after the matter was heard by the court.

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Liquor traders of Gauteng, unite!

Restoring hope to the liquor industry

The Gauteng Liquor Forum has taken an initiative to unite all Liquor Traders Associations to unite under one roof.

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Liquor control

MEC addresses traders at Liquor Awareness Month

Gauteng MEC of Economic Development Mxolisi Xayiya urges liquor traders to partner with government to reduce excessive alcohol consumption in the province

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Alcohol advertising

A ban on alcohol advertising could cripple the economy

South African liquor industry has developed into a major force in the local economy, providing employment and income to thousands of households and making a substantial contribution to export earnings and tax.

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Rights to Freedom of Security and Privacy of Shebeen Owners

by Spotong

The dignity and freedom of liquor traders in townships is non-existent. Week in and week out, their outlets are raided and their liquor seized without a trace, mainly by the South African Police Service.

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When two elephants fight, it is the grass that suffers

Liquor traders in Ekurhuleni have once again found themselves in a very difficult situation – trading with permits but without having consent from the town planning department.

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Industry Association of Responsible Alcohol Use

Appoints Dr Osborn Mahanjana as CEO

Dr Osborn Mahanjana joins the ARA after working as the director of corporate affairs and pricing at Eli Lilly Pharmaceutical, where he was responsible for the South Africa and Sub-Saharan region.

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Liquor Law

Norms and Standards for National Liquor Control

Draft norms and standards developed under the 2003 National Liquor Act, seek to address 'the socio-economic and other costs of alcohol abuse by reducing access to and the availability of liquor.

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Mpumalanga liquor law

Mpumalanga Liquor Authority Tightens the Loop

Mpumalanga have approved less than 10% of the liquor licenses lodged in the 2012/13 financial year. The province was known to be one of the provinces where it was easiest to get a liquor license.

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A ban on liquor advertising

A ban on alcohol advertising could cripple the economy

Government’s proposed decision to ban alcohol advertising would have a negative impact on the economy and lead to job loss in liquor and related industries.