Alcohol industry body pushes for court to prevent bans as fourth wave looms

Alcohol industry body pushes for court to prevent bans as fourth wave looms

2021-12-06 12:43:00 AM

Alcohol industry body pushes for court to prevent bans as fourth wave looms

Industry players fear the government may impose another liquor sales ban over the festive season

Bekezela PhakathiIn a move seen as a pre-emptive bid to prevent another ban on liquor sales, an association representing big beer manufacturers in the country, including SAB and Heineken, has approached the courts to have previous prohibitions on alcohol sales declared irrational, invalid and set aside.

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Alcohol industry players fear that the government may impose another liquor sales ban over the busy festive season period as Covid-19 infections driven by the Omicron variant rise...BPremiumThis article is reserved for our subscribers.A subscription helps you enjoy the best of our business content every day along with benefits such as articles from our international business news partners; ProfileData financial data; and digital access to the Sunday Times and Sunday Times Daily.

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