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MEDIA ALERT:Minister Plato hosts public consultation on draft Liquor Regulations

3 February 2017

This morning, Friday 3 February 2017, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety will continue with hosting the public consultation sessions on the Draft Western Cape Liquor Regulations 2011: Amendment 2017, in Cape Town.

The new draft Western Cape Liquor Regulations amendments are taking a tougher stance on illegal and unregulated traders to help ensure compliance, and assist in tackling alcohol harms reduction in the province.

The Western Cape Liquor Authority as well as the Western Cape Liquor Act regulates the licensing of retail sale and micro-manufacturing of liquor in the Western Cape.

In total, 7 public consultation sessions will be hosted between 27 January 2017 and 7 February 2017. The deadline for public comment is 28 February 2017. The upcoming public consultation sessions are scheduled for:

  • 3 February 2017 – Cape Town – Cape Town Lodge, CBD;
  • 4 February 2017 – Caledon – Victoria Community Hall; and
  • 7 February 2017 – Langebaan – Langebaan Community Hall.

Due to size of the Gazetted Draft Regulations, it is available on request or can be accessed directly here: Provincial Gazette Extraordinary 7719

There will be an opportunity for photographs and interviews.

ALL MEDIA ARE INVITED

 

Details:          Cape Town consultation: Liquor Regulations Amendments 2017

Date:              Friday, 3 February 2017

Time:               09:00 – 12:30 – Minister Plato’s opening address at 09:10

Venue:           Cape Town Lodge, 101 Buitengracht Street, Cape Town

 

Details:          Caledon consultation: Liquor Regulations Amendments 2017

Date:              Saturday, 4February 2017

Time:               09:00 – 12:30 – Minister Plato’s opening address at 09:10

Venue:           Victoria Community Hall, Ian Toerien Way, Caledon

 

Details:          Langebaan consultation: Liquor Regulations Amendments 2017

Date:              Tuesday, 7 February 2017

Time:               10:00 – 13:00 – Minister Plato’s opening address at 10:10

Venue:           Langebaan Community Hall, corner Suffren & Bree Street, Langebaan

Media Enquiries: 

MEDIA ENQUIRIES:

Ewald Botha, Spokesperson for Minister Plato,

Cell: 079 694 1113