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South Africa
NATIONAL LEGISLATION OVERVIEWS
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Businesses Act, No. 71 of 1991

Long title


To repeal or amend certain laws regarding the licensing and carrying on of businesses, and shop hours; to make certain new provision regarding such licensing and carrying on of businesses; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE
1.
Definitions
2.. Licensing authorities and licensing of businesses
3. Appeals
4. Amendment of Schedule 2
5.. Penal provisions
6. Regulations
6A. Powers of local authorities [...inserted by Act 1993_186_004_19931229]
7. Repeal and amendment of laws
8. Short title and commencement
Sch1. Businesses in respect of which a licence is required
Sch2. Businesses excluded from businesses referred to in Schedule 1
Sch3.
Laws repealed or amended (section 7)

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