The Gauteng Gambling Act, 1995: Draft policy open for review

The Gauteng MEC for Economic Development has published a document entitled a ‘Draft policy to review the Gauteng Gambling Act 1995’ for public comment.  The policy seeks to substantially overhaul the current Gauteng gambling legislation.  Essentially the policy sets out a number of proposals that are designed to update and modernise the existing provincial gambling legislation and resolve […]

Trading Licences for Hotels with Food Outlets

It has come to our attention that a representative of the Business Licence Directorate for the City of Johannesburg has issued contravention notices to a number of hotels that have various food outlets on their premises. The representative claimed that in terms of the Business Act 71 of 1991, hotels require an individual trading licence […]