OFFICIALS from the Eastern Cape Liquor Board (ECLB) would like encourage communities to use their constitutional right to be part of the decision-making in the issuing of a liquor licence through a community consultation process.
Cape Town – The City last week collected R26 000 in fines for non-adherence to Covid-19 rules, as its environmental health staff continue to carry out compliance inspections at a range of premises, including funeral homes, shops and even Early Childhood Development (ECD) centres.
The Department of Home Affairs and Gauteng Liquor Board formed part of the operations which resulted in arrests and shutting down of illegal liquor stores.
Cape Town – Men will confront their demons in a series of facilitated dialogues on gender-based violence (GBV) and femicide, hosted in taverns around Cape Town this week.
Between 27 March and the end of last week, the Western Cape Liquor Authority had investigated 196 incidents of liquor vendors reportedly contravening the National Disaster Management Act’s regulations and the Western Cape Liquor Act.
The Western Cape government is considering stricter rules around the sale of liquor as the province continues to combat the abuse of alcohol and its knock-on effects.
The Western Cape Liquor Authority (WCLA) says bars and pubs have the responsibility to act against drunk and disorderly conduct that may lead to Covid-19 non-compliance.