Home Tags Lockdown regulations

Tag: lockdown regulations

Strong rebound, but growth momentum expected to slow

Real growth in GDP for the third quarter of 2020 surprised the market consensus to the upside in line with a further relaxation in lockdown restrictions on mobility and activity. Growth surged by 66.1% q/q saar in the quarter and exceeded the November 2020 Reuters Econometer median growth forecast of 34.6% q/q saar.

For each day of cigarette ban, South Africa loses 1.5 community...

It is unfortunate that President Cyril Ramaphosa did not use his 17 June announcement of modifications to South Africa’s level 3 lockdown as an opportunity to end the ill-considered ban on tobacco and related products. Appropriately, on the same day, Africa Check confirmed that the government is losing around R35 million per day in excise taxes for tobacco products.

High Court judgement on lockdown restrictions

In a strong rebuke of the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, and her Director-General, Judge Norman Davis in the Pretoria High Court on Tuesday, 02 June 2020, declared the regulations issued by the Minister in terms of Section 27(2) of the Disaster Management Act to be unconstitutional and invalid.

Lockdown regulations – e-commerce opens

The Department of Trade, Industry and Competition has published regulations relating to the selling and distribution of products via e-commerce platforms.

Government is flouting the Rule of Law!

Last week, government addressed the public and announced last-minute changes to the Level 4 lockdown regulations. Whilst these changes angered most and pleased some, the overriding problem with them is the inherent arbitrariness.

Lockdown regulations – level 4

The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs has promulgated the regulations applicable during the lockdown Alert Level 4.


Member Login

Forgot Password?

Join Us

Password Reset
Please enter your e-mail address. You will receive a new password via e-mail.