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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.

  • by Spotong
  • Feb 20, 2018
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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.

  • by Spotong
  • Sep 16, 2013
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After the Yeoville judgment, a way forward

The time has come for by-laws to change to accommodate township trade

The Liquor Board encourages shebeen permit holders to apply for liquor licenses and invite municipalities to come to their public meetings to talk about by-laws.

  • by Spotong
  • Jan 1, 2019
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Shebeen owners must also enjoy the right to trade

Refusal to hand over letters of local authority approval to shebeen traders is based on racist law, and is morally wrong

These set of rights are extended to all citizens, including shebeen owners or people trading in liquor using shebeen permits – which is a fair number of liquor traders in townships, at least throughout Gauteng.

  • by Spotong
  • May 16, 2018
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Streamlined Liquor Law

A Need for Streamlined Regulations for Liquor Industry

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) says a robust policy framework which will be streamlined in all spheres of government is vital to sustaining and growing South Africa’s liquor industry.

  • by Spotong
  • Jul 18, 2013
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