Liquor Products Amendment Bill [B10-2016]

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Submissions are now closed (since 04 August 2017)

Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

The Portfolio Committee on Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries invites you to submit written submissions on the Liquor Products Amendment Bill [B10-2016].

The Bill seeks to amend the Liquor Products Act, 1989 (Act No. 60 of 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.

Public Hearings on the Bill will be held on Tuesday, 15 and Wednesday, 16 August 2017.

Comments can be emailed to akakaza@parliament.gov.za by no later than Friday, 04 August 2017.
Persons interested in making oral submissions should indicate this.

Enquiries can be sent to akakaza@parliament.gov.za or fax: 086 694 3529, telephone: (021) 403 3765 or 083 709 8391