Everything you want to know about getting a Liquor License in Kwa-Zulu Natal

Often one sees first time licensees tackle the liquor license application process on their own. In many cases this end up with a disappointing outcome. Most of the times the reason being that liquor license applications, does not consist of a simple application form. Each application provides highly detailed information with regards to the unique circumstances. These conditions always vary from outlet to outlet. It comes highly recommended that your license application process is handled by a liquor license consultant like liquoract.com It comes highly recommended that your license application process is handled by a liquor license consultant like liquoract.com Frequently Asked Questions. The liquor act applies differently to businesses in the various provinces. This means that certain prerequisites and conditions for approval drastically vary from province to province. That […]

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Your testament and Liquor License: How does that work?

What is a Will or Testament? Your will or testament is a legal document by which a person, the testator, expresses their wishes about how their property is to be distributed at death, and names one or more persons, the executor, to manage the estate until s final distribution. Learn More Here Will my liquor license expire when I pass away? No. Your liquor license will not expire without a testament but it will be easier to proof who inherit the liquor licensed business. What happens to my liquor license when I die without a will ? Passing away without a will does not only affect your liquor license. Your estate will be frozen and the master of the supreme court will wind up your estate. In the meantime all […]

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Special event permit to sell liquor in KwaZulu-Natal

Want to sell liquor at a special event? In order to sell alcohol at a special event you are required to have a special event permit. You are required to obtain certain consents and comply with what is laid down in the Act. In this article we discuss the procedure and requirements. Application for Special event permit Application under section 39(c) in terms of section 41(1) must be completed in full in triplicate and duly signed in front of a Commissioner of Oaths. The application with all required attachment must be lodged at least 14 working days before the event. Application for a special events permit can not be lodged at a regional office. The application can be lodged any day of the week but must be lodged in the […]

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Liquor licensing, Compliance and Compliance Inspectors.

Compliance can be divided into two headings. Applying for a new license or permit. Enforcing compliance on licensed premises. At the time of application for a liquor license, the compliance is adjudged by both documentary proof and inspection reports by the compliance Inspectors. What does “Compliance” mean? In order to have a liquor license granted and to maintain the license, both the holder and the premises must comply with every need as described in the Act. This is a very complex subject which we will address in a follow up article. In this article we talk about the enforcing compliance of licensed premises. Compliance inspectors ensure compliance with the provisions of legislation by retailers and micro manufacturers of liquor. This is achieved through effective enforcement, monitoring and strategic partnerships. Compliance […]

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