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Department of Economic Development
0860 GAUTENG (0860 428 8364)

Liquor Licensing
About the Liquor Licensing Unit  

The unit compromises of three sub directorates which are Administration, Compliance and Secretariat. The Liquor Licensing Unit has the responsibility to receive and process liquor applications and educate the public on the adverse socio- economic effect of alcohol abuse. The unit is also responsible to monitor and enforce compliance to the Gauteng Liquor Act 2003 and protect general public. This is done through carrying out inspections, monitoring compliance to the Act and investigate contraventions and / report recommend punitive measures to the Board where contraventions are established. The unit also liaises with other law enforcement agencies in the eradication of illegal trading of liquor within the province. Section 12(1) of the Gauteng Liquor Act, 2003 made provision for the staffing of the Board. The staff of the secretariat is placed at the disposal of the Board under the provision of the Public Service Act, 1994. The secretariat is responsible to provide secretarial and legal support function to the Board. 

Related Documents:

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Liquor License Applications
Where to apply
Liquor Education & Awareness Month (October 2012)
Gauteng Liquor Regulations 2004
Shebeen Regulations 2013
Gauteng Liquor Act 2 of 2003
Verification of Licenses


GPG Contact Centre
0860 GAUTENG (0860 428 8364)
  Matlotlo House 94 Main Street, Johannesburg Private Bag X091
Marshalltown, 2107
T (011) 355-8000
F (011) 355-8730

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