Liquor Law

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GAUTENG SHEBEEN PERMIT HOLDERS CAN CONTINUE OPERATING BEYOND THE END OF OCTOBER

Court ruling

The court gave the above temporary relief to the affected liquor traders across Gauteng after the affected parties launched an urgent application.

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A collective approach is needed

When we discuss matters facing our communities, unity is crucial

Liquor traders associations should also take the responsibility of educating their membership to understand the legislation including Acts, Bylaws and policies.

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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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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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Valid permit holders should be phased into the Gauteng Liquor Act

Shebeen owners must be afforded the opportunity to comply with the Act

Shebeens have been singled out by the Act, though the Act mentioned them briefly both in definitions and under miscellaneous matters.

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Where does the Gauteng Liquor Act put shebeens?

Shebeens will never be wished away, they are here to stay!

This is indeed embarrassing to all shebeeners who are expected to comply with the Act which does not acknowledge their very existence!

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Tourism and Hospitality Association members updated about future of industry

News from NTHA

Shebeen owners only cater for friends and neighbours these days as we cannot compete with chain store prices. We need to make a living too and our businesses are from hand to mouth these days.

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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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Column

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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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.