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Liquor Legislation

The ECLB responds to Section 104 of the Constitution (Act 108 of 1996 as amended)

Public Education

Remember that drinking alcohol is a matter of individual judgement and accountability.

Liquor Licenses

Liquor licence-holders are expected to renew their liquor licences on an annual basis.


The period for comments on the Eastern Cape Liquor Bill, 2016 closed on 18 May 2017. No further comments will be accepted.

 

Welcome to the Eastern Cape Liquor Board

The Eastern Cape Liquor Board (ECLB) is established in terms of the Eastern Cape Liquor Act 10 of 2003. National legislation includes the National Liquor Act 53 of 2003 and the Liquor Product Act.

The function of the ECLB is to regulate the registration of retail sales and micro manufacturing of liquor in the province. A further function of the ECLB is to advise the Member of the Executive Council of the Province for Economic Development and Environmental Affairs with regard to liquor industry matters and to exercise certain further powers contemplated in the Act.

This website is provided as part of the ECLB’s commitment to providing a professional and effective service to the industry. The licensing system has been designed to ensure fast and efficient administrative processes.


Latest News

Eastern Cape Liquor Board urges liquor traders to comply with the ban of liquor sale

Media release For immediate release 13 July 2020 Eastern Cape Liquor Board urges liquor traders to comply with the ban of liquor sale In terms of the revised Regulation 44 of the National Disaster Management Act, the National Corona Virus...

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EC GOV, LIQUOR TRADERS JOIN HANDS TO FIGHT ALCOHOL ABUSE TO PREVENT POSSIBLE COVID19 INFECTIONS.

TO ALL MEDIA FOR IMMEDIATE USE 10 JUNE 2020 JOINT STATEMENT EC GOV, LIQUOR TRADERS JOIN HANDS TO FIGHT ALCOHOL ABUSE TO PREVENT POSSIBLE COVID19 INFECTIONS. Eastern Cape provincial government, leaders representing Consortium of Liquor Trader’s Associations of South Africa, Eastern...

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Eastern Cape Liquor Board seriously concerned about the rise in criminal activities attributed to alcohol abuse

PRESS STATEMENT To All Media For Immediate Release 8 JUNE 2020 Eastern Cape Liquor Board seriously concerned about the rise in criminal activities attributed to alcohol abuse The unbanning of the sale of alcohol has seen a profoundly disappointing rise...

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