• Adami Geldenhuys

Liquor Products Amendment Act 8 of 2021

The Liquor Products Amendment Act 8 of 2021 was published in government gazette 45179 on Friday, 17 September 2021.

The long title describes the purpose of the Act as follows: "To amend the Liquor Products Act, 1989, so as to insert certain definitions and to amend and delete others; to provide for the renaming and reconstitution of the Wine and Spirit Board and to limit its powers; to provide for requirements regarding beer, traditional African beer and other fermented beverages; to repeal a provision in respect of the authorisations regarding certain alcoholic products; to empower the Minister to designate a person to issue export certificates; to align certain provisions with the Constitution; to extend the Minister’s power to make regulations; to provide gender-equal terminology; and to provide for matters connected therewith."

The new Amendment Act will come into operation on a date fixed by the President by proclamation in the Gazette.

A copy of the Amendment Act is available here below:

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