Everything you need to know about SA's new lockdown laws
At about 9pm on Sunday, more than a dozen new pieces of legislation were thrust upon SA. They cover everything from alcohol, cigarettes and wearing a mask to when you can leave your home. The laws, gazetted by cooperative governance and traditional affairs (Cogta) minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, take effect immediately. “The sale, dispensing and distribution of liquor is prohibited,” the Act states, giving legal force to the announcement made by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday night.