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.
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.
After Gauteng imposed a moratorium on the application and issuing of new liquor licenses late last year, a total of 78 outlets were shut down after they were found to be operating illegally.
The Gauteng Liquor Forum has taken an initiative to unite all Liquor Traders Associations to unite under one roof.
The Gauteng Liquor Forum (GLF) welcomed the decision taken by the MEC of Economic Development, Nkosiphendule Kolisile, to overturn the proposed ban of the sale of alcohol on Sundays.