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Under 21? No booze for you - Independent Online

Public comments are being considered on a draft bill that will allow Cape schools to sell alcohol at functions as a way to raise funds. Cape Town - As a country with among the worst drinking habits in the world, the government says it's left with no ...and more »

The state wants to raise the legal drinking age to 21. Here's why - News24

The government wants to crack down on alcohol abuse by raising the legal drinking age from 18 to 21 and making distributors legally liable if they deal irresponsibly. Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies introduced the National Liquor Amendment Bill ...and more »

SA government moves to raise the legal drinking age to 21 - BusinessTech

The Department of Trade and Industry has issued the National Liquor Amendment Bill for public comment for the next 45 days. The bill proposes prohibiting the supply of liquor or methylated spirits to persons under the age of 21 – from 18 currently ...and more »

'Raising legal drinking age will not solve SA's liquor abuse problem' - Eyewitness News

CAPE TOWN - The SA Alcohol Policy Alliance (SAAPA) says government's proposal to increase the legal age to drink alcohol will do little to solve the country's liquor abuse problem. Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies yesterday detailed the National ...and more »

Drinking age may go up to 21 - Northglen News

TRADE and Industry Minister Rob Davies says government wants to raise the legal drinking age from 18 to 21 years in order to curb abuse amongst young people. The minister said to clamp down on illegal alcohol sales through unlicensed outlets, the ...and more »

Drinking age might go up to 21 - eNCA

File: Over 40 percent of all injuries, and 46 percent of all non-natural deaths concern people who “had alcohol levels above the legal limit for driving”. PARLIAMENT - Proposed amendments to the National Liquor Act which is now open for public comment ...and more »

Proposed changes to liquor, national gambling amendment bills open for comments - Eyewitness News

Citizens have 45 days to comment and changes include raising the legal alcohol consumption age from 18 to 21. Picture: Supplied. Liquor bill · National gambling amendment bills. Email; Print. Share · Giovanna Gerbi | about a year ago. CAPE TOWN - South ...and more »