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Overview:

Issuing of liquor licenses is enshrined in the Free State Gambling and Liquor Act 2010, Act 6 of 2010, specifically sections 27, 28 to 400. The different kinds of registration certificates which may be issued for the sale and supply of methylated spirits and liquor are:

  • Accommodation establishment
  • Restaurant
  • Club
  • Tavern
  • Special events
  • Gambling; or
  • Night club registration certificates

For consumption off the registered premises concerned; namely

  • Liquor store registration certificate;
  • Grocer wine registration certificate;
  • Micro-manufacturer of liquor registration certificate;
  • Sale of methylated spirits registration certificate;
  • Micro-manufacturer of methylated spirits registration certificate; or
  • Special events registration certificate.

Submission of a complete application does not however guarantee a license; the Authority must further consider the application, relating to the following criteria:

The applicant’s proposed contribution to combating alcohol abuse, including whether the applicant has subscribed to any industry code of conduct approved by the National Minister as contemplated in section 13(1)(b) of the National Liquor Act. The extent to which the proposed registration may materially restrict or promote:

  • New entrants to the liquor industry;
  • Job creation within the liquor industry;
  • Diversity of ownership within the liquor industry;
  • Efficiency of operation of the liquor industry; or
  • Competition within the liquor industry.

For a micro-manufacturing registration, the Authority may consider the applicant’s commitment to black economic empowerment. When considering application for registration, the Authority may also take due regard of issues of:

  • Public interest;
  • Proximity of the proposed premises to institutions of learning, places of worship and existing outlets;
  • The ratio of population vis-à-vis the number of outlets in the relevant ward;
  • The report of the relevant municipality received in terms of section 31; and
  • The reports, views, comments and objections contemplated in section 31 (4) to 35

After considering the application and all relevant factors the Authority may either:

  • Register the applicant; or
  • Refuse to register the applicant.

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The Application Procedure for Liquor Registrations

Legislative Ref. Process Identification Responsible Process Description
SECTION 31 – Application for new registration
Reg.72 ,

Schedule 2

Registration fee payment Applicant The applicant begins the liquor application process by paying the required fee (dependant on type of registration) at ABSA.  The receipt attached to the application.
Sec.31(1) Publication Applicant The applicant publishes in Gov Gazetted his intention to apply.
Sec.31(1) Lodgement  liquor registration application Applicant The applicant will complete in the applications forms and attach all the required documents including the proof of payment from ABSA and lodge first Friday of the month
Sec.31(1) Receive application and check if it is complete The Authority /

Regional Office

The Regional Office receives the application form – FSLA 1. Original and 2 copies lodged at the regional office in the area where registration is sought.
Sec 33(1) Objection Objector Any person may lodge objection within 21 days from date of publication of notice in Government Gazette.
Sec 34 Route objection The Authority The Authority must forward the objection to the applicant.
Sec 34 Reply to objection Applicant Applicant must within 14 days after receipt from Authority reply to Authority and copy the Objector.
Sec 35 Hearing of Objections The Authority The Authority may convene a hearing to consider the objections.
Reg.3(2) Route to Authority Regional Office The Regional Office keeps copy 1 and submit original and second (2) copy to the Head Office within 7 days.
Sec. 31(3)(a) Inspection Request Regional Office  The Authority must within 7 days request a report (32(1)) from the inspectorate.
Sec 31(3)(b) Inspection Request Regional Office  The Authority must within 7 days request a report (32(2)) from the SAP ( DPO )
Sec 31(3)(c) Inspection Request Regional Office  The Authority must within 7 days request a report (32(3)) from the Municipality.


 

Reg.7(2) Route DPO report Regional Office The Authority receives the DPO report and must route it t o the Inspectorate within 7 working days.
Reg.7(3) Inspection Inspectorate The inspector will receive the applications and conduct the necessary inspection. Inspection report must be filed within 10 working days after request.
Reg.7(1) Inspection SAP – DPO The DPO will receive the applications and conduct the necessary inspection. Inspection report must be filed within 10 working days after request.
Reg.3(4) Inspection Municipality The Municipality will receive the applications and conduct the necessary inspection. Inspection report must be filed within 30 working days after request.
Reg.8(1) Route reports The Authority The Authority must forward the reports (3) to the applicant for comment.
Reg.8(2) Response to reports Applicant The applicant must comment on the reports within 14 days.
Sec.28 (1) Further information The Authority The Head office may request further relevant information
Reg.9 Production of further information Applicant The Applicant must submit this information within 14 days from receiving the request.
Sec.28 (1)(a) Refusal The Authority The Authority may refuse application if information (sec 28) is not produced.
Sec.28 (2)-(4) Further criteria The Authority If application complies with the Act then the authority must consider further criteria set out in section 28(2)-(4)
Sec.28 (5)(a) registration The Authority The Authority may register the applicant
Sec.30(1)(a) Issuing of certificate The Authority The Authority must issue a prescribed certificate of registration to the applicant -FSLA3
Sec.30(30)(a)&

Reg.73(a)

Activation Applicant The applicant must activate the registration by paying the prescribed fee within 60 days from issuing, Fee prescribed in schedule 3 part A
Sec.30(1)(b) &

Sec.45

Maintaining provincial

Register

The Authority The Authority must enter registration into the register. Must also be published on a Website. [

New registrations , Alterations, Transfers & Cancellations]

Sec.28 (5)(b) Refusal The Authority The Authority may refuse the applicant
Sec.28 (6) Reasons for refusal The Authority The authority must give written reasons for refusal.


 

 

SECTION 37 – Application for variation of conditions
Reg.72 ,

Schedule 2

Payment of prescribed fees Applicant The applicant begins the application process by paying the prescribed at ABSA.  The receipt attached to the application.
Sec.37 Lodgement  of application Applicant The applicant will complete in the applications forms (FSGLA 6) and attach all the required documents including the proof of payment from ABSA and lodge the application.
Sec.37 Receive application and check if it is complete The Authority /

Regional Office

The Regional Office receives the application forms and attachments (the regional office in the area where registration is sought )
Reg.18(3) Inspection Request The Authority  The Authority may within 7 days request a report (32(1)) from the inspectorate.
Reg.18(3) Inspection Request The Authority  The Authority may within 7 days request a report (32(2)) from the SAP ( DPO )
Reg.18(1 ) Inspection Request The Authority  The Authority may request comments from the Municipality.
Reg.19(2) Route DPO report The Authority The Authority receives the DPO report and must route it t o the Inspectorate within 7 working days.
Reg.19(3) Inspection Inspectorate The inspector will receive the applications and conduct the necessary inspection. Inspection report must be filed within 10 working days after request.
Reg.19(1) Inspection SAP – DPO The DPO will receive the applications and conduct the necessary inspection. Inspection report must be filed within 10 working days after request.
Reg.18(1)&(2) Comments Municipality The Municipality  will receive the applications and provide comments .Comments must be filed with the authority within 14 days from date of request
Reg.20(1) Route reports The Authority The Authority must forward the reports (2) & municipality comments to the applicant for comment. .
Reg.20(2) Response to reports Applicant The applicant must comment on the reports within 14 days.
Sec.37(3) Consideration The Authority The Authority must consider the notice within 30 day after receiving the notice and advise the registrant
Sec.37(3)(b) Accepts proposed changes The Authority  The Authority accepts the proposed changes.
Reg.21 Issuing of certificate The Authority The Authority must issue a prescribed written approval in the form of FSLA7.
Sec.37(3)(a) Consideration The Authority The Authority must consider the notice within 30 day after receiving the notice and advise the registrant that it will consider the proposed changes.
Sec.28 (1) Further information The Authority The Head office may request further relevant information as it relates to proposed changes.
Reg.9 Production of further information Applicant The Applicant must submit this information within 14 days from receiving the request.


 

 

Sec.28 (1)(a) Refusal The Authority The Authority may refuse application (proposed changes) if information (sec 28)  is not produced.
Sec.28 (2)-(4) Further criteria The Authority If application complies with the Act then the authority must consider further criteria set out in section 28(2)-(4)
Sec.28 (5)(a) Accepts proposed changes The Authority  The Authority accepts the proposed changes
Reg.21 Issuing of certificate The Authority The Authority must issue a prescribed written approval in the form of FSLA7.
Sec.37(4)(b) Alternative/new conditions The Authority The Authority may determine new or alternative conditions
Reg.21 Issuing of certificate The Authority The Authority must issue a prescribed written approval in the form of FSLA.
Sec.28 (5)(b) Refusal The Authority The Authority may refuse the proposed changes
Sec.28 (6) Reasons for refusal The Authority The authority must give written reasons for refusal of the proposed changes.
SECTION 38 – Application for alteration or extension of existing premises.
Reg.72 ,

Schedule 2

Payment of prescribed fees Applicant The applicant begins the application process by paying the prescribed at ABSA.  The receipt attached to the application.
Sec.38 Lodgement  of application Applicant The applicant will complete in the applications forms ( FSLA 8) and attach all the required documents including the proof of payment from ABSA and lodge the application .
Reg.22 Receive application and check if it is complete The Authority /

Regional Office

The Regional Office receives the application forms and attachments (the regional office in the area where registration is sought )
Reg.24(3) Inspection Request The Authority  The Authority may within 7 days request a report (32(1)) from the inspectorate.
Reg.24(3) Inspection Request The Authority  The Authority may within 7 days request a report (32(2)) from the SAP ( DPO )
Reg.24(1 ) Inspection Request The Authority  The Authority may request comments from the Municipality.
Reg.25(2) Route DPO report The Authority The Authority receives the DPO report and must route it t o the Inspectorate within 7 working days.
Reg.25(3) Inspection Inspectorate The inspector will receive the applications and conduct the necessary inspection. Inspection report must be filed within 10 working days after request.
Reg.25(1) Inspection SAP – DPO The DPO will receive the applications and conduct the necessary inspection. Inspection report must be filed within 10 working days after request.
Reg.24(1)&(2) Comments Municipality The Municipality will receive the applications and provide comments .Comments must be filed with the authority within 14 days from date of request.


 

 

Reg.26(1) Route reports The Authority The Authority must forward the reports (2) & municipality comments to the applicant for comment. .
Reg.26(2) Response to reports Applicant The applicant must comment on the reports within 14 days.
Reg.24(1) Consideration The Authority The Authority must consider the application.
Reg.27 Issuing of certificate The Authority If the application is granted The Authority must issue a prescribed written approval in the form of FSLA9.
Sec.28 (5)(b) Refusal The Authority The Authority may refuse the application.
Sec.28 (6) Reasons for refusal The Authority The authority must give written reasons for refusal of the proposed alterations.
SECTION 39- Application for transfer of a registration.
Reg.72 ,

Schedule 2

Payment of prescribed fees Applicant The applicant begins the application process by paying the prescribed at ABSA.  The receipt attached to the application.
Sec.39 Lodgement  of application Applicant The applicant will complete in the applications forms (FSLA10) and attach all the required documents including the proof of payment from ABSA and lodge the application.
Reg.28 Receive application and check if it is complete The Authority

/Regional Office

The Regional Office receives the application forms and attachments (the regional office in the area where registration is sought )
Reg.30(3) Inspection Request The Authority  The Authority may within 7 days request a report (32(1)) from the inspectorate.
Reg.30(3) Inspection Request The Authority  The Authority may within 7 days request a report (32(2)) from the SAP ( DPO )
Reg.31(1 ) Inspection Request The Authority  The Authority may request comments from the Municipality.
Reg.31(2) Route DPO report The Authority The Authority receives the DPO report and must route it t o the Inspectorate within 7 working days.
Reg.31(3) Inspection Inspectorate The inspector will receive the applications and conduct the necessary inspection. Inspection report must be filed within 10 working days after request.
Reg.31(1) Inspection SAP – DPO The DPO will receive the applications and conduct the necessary inspection. Inspection report must be filed within 10 working days after request.
Reg.30(1)&(2) Comments Municipality The Municipality  will receive the request  and provide comments .Comments must be filed with the authority within 14 days from date of request
Reg.32(1) Route reports The Authority The Authority must forward the reports (2) & municipality comments to the applicant for comment. .
Reg.32(2) Response to reports Applicant The applicant must comment on the reports within 14 days.


 

 

Sec.28 (1) Further information The Authority The Head office may request further relevant information as it relates to application for transfer.
Reg.9 Production of further information Applicant The Applicant must submit this information within 14 days from receiving the request.
Sec.28 (1)(a) Refusal The Authority The Authority may refuse application (transfer) if information (sec 28) is not produced.
Sec.28 (2)-(4) Further criteria The Authority If application complies with the Act then the authority must consider further criteria set out in section 28(2)-(4)
Reg.30 Consideration The Authority The authority must consider the application.
Sec.28 (5)(a) Accepts proposed changes The Authority  The Authority accepts the proposed changes
Reg.33 Issuing of certificate The Authority If the application is granted  The Authority must issue a prescribed written approval in the form of FSLA11
Reg.74 Activation Applicant The applicant must activate the registration by paying the prescribed fee within 60 days from issuing. Fee prescribed in schedule 3.
 Sec.45 Maintaining provincial

Register

The Authority The Authority must enter transfer into the register. Must also be published on a Website.
Sec.28 (5)(b) Refusal The Authority The Authority may refuse the transfer
Sec.28 (6) Reasons for refusal The Authority The authority must give written reasons for refusal of the transfer
SECTION 39(3)- Notification to obtain control over a Registrant  .
Reg.72 ,

Schedule 2

Payment of prescribed fees Applicant The applicant begins the application process by paying the prescribed at ABSA.  The receipt attached to the application.
Sec.39(3) Notification Registrant The Registrant will notify the Authority by completing and submitting the forms (FSLA 12) with required attachments.
Sec.39(3) Receive notification. The Authority The Authority receives the notification and attachments
Reg.36 Consideration The Authority The Authority must consider the notification and if necessary take steps into the Act or other legislation.


 

 

SECTION 40 (3) – Application for appointment of person to conduct (interim) registered activities (pending app. of administrator)
Reg.72 ,

Schedule 2

Payment of prescribed fees Applicant The applicant begins the application process by paying the prescribed at ABSA.  The receipt attached to the application.
Sec.40(3) Lodgement  of application Applicant The applicant will complete in the applications forms (FSLA13) and attach all the required documents including the proof of payment from ABSA and lodge the application.
Reg.37 Receive application and check if it is complete The Authority

/Regional Office

The Regional Office receives the application forms and attachments (the regional office in the area where registration is sought )
Reg.39(3) Inspection Request The Authority  The Authority may within 7 days request a report (32(1) ) from the inspectorate .
Reg.39(3) Inspection Request The Authority  The Authority may within 7 days request a report (32(2)) from the SAP ( DPO )
Reg.39(1 )  Request  for comments The Authority  The Authority may request comments from the Municipality.
Reg.40(2) Route DPO report The Authority The Authority receives the DPO report and must route it t o the Inspectorate within 7 working days.
Reg.40(3) Inspection Inspectorate The inspector will receive the applications and conduct the necessary inspection. Inspection report must be filed within 10 working days after request.
Reg.40(1) Inspection SAP – DPO The DPO will receive the applications and conduct the necessary inspection. Inspection report must be filed within 10 working days after request.
Reg.39(1)&(2) Comments Municipality The Municipality  will receive the request  and provide comments .Comments must be filed with the authority within 14 days from date of request
Reg.41(1) Route reports The Authority The Authority must forward the reports (2) & municipality comments to the applicant for comment. .
Reg.41(2) Response to reports Applicant The applicant must comment on the reports within 14 days.
Reg.39(1) Consideration The Authority The Authority must consider the application.
Reg.42 Issuing of certificate The Authority If the application is granted The Authority must issue a prescribed written approval in the form of FSLA14.


 

 

SECTION 41 – Application for temporary removal( one premises to another )
Reg.72 ,

Schedule 2

Registration fee payment Applicant The applicant begins the liquor application process by paying the required fee (dependant on type of registration) at ABSA.  The receipt attached to the application.
Reg.43(2)  Publication Applicant The applicant must publish the intention to apply in the Provincial Gazette and at least 1 newspaper in the relevant area – FSLA 15
Reg.43(1) Lodgement  of application Applicant The applicant will complete in the applications form – FSLA 16 and attach all the required documents including the proof of payment from ABSA and lodge first Friday of the month
Reg.43(1) Receive application and check if it is complete The Authority /

Regional Office

The Regional Office receives the application forms. Original and 2 copies lodged at the regional office in the area where registration is sought.
Sec 33(1) Objection Objector Any person may lodge objection within 21 days from date of publication of notice in Government Gazette.
Sec 34 Route objection The Authority The Authority must forward the objection to the applicant.
Sec 34 Reply to objection Applicant Applicant must within 14 days after receipt from Authority reply to Authority and copy the Objection.
Sec 35 Hearing of Objections The Authority The Authority may convene a hearing to consider the objections.
Reg3.2 Route to Authority The Authority

/Regional Office

The Regional Office keeps copy 1 and submit original and second (2) copy to the Head Office within 7 days.
Sec. 31(3)(a) Inspection Request The Authority  The Authority may within 7 days request a report (32(1)) from the inspectorate.
Sec 31(3)(b) Inspection Request The Authority  The Authority must within 7 days request a report (32(2)) from the SAP ( DPO )
Sec 31(3)(c) Inspection Request The Authority  The Authority must within 7 days request a report (32(3)) from the Municipality.
Reg.46(2) Route DPO report The Authority The Authority receives the DPO report and must route it t o the Inspectorate within 7 working days.
Reg.46(3) Inspection Inspectorate The inspector will receive the applications and conduct the necessary inspection. Inspection report must be filed within 10 working days after request..
Reg.46(1) Inspection SAP – DPO The DPO will receive the applications and conduct the necessary inspection. Inspection report must be filed within 10 working days after request.
Reg.45(2) Inspection Municipality The Municipality will receive the applications and conduct the necessary inspection. Inspection report must be filed within 14 working days after request.
Reg.47(1) Route reports The Authority The Authority must forward the reports (3) to the applicant for comment.
Reg.47(2) Response to reports Applicant The applicant must comment on the reports within 14 days.
Sec.28 (1) Further information The Authority The Head office may request further relevant information


 

 

Reg.9 Production of further information Applicant The Applicant must submit this information within 14 days from receiving the request.
Sec.28 (1)(a) Refusal The Authority The Authority may refuse application if information (sec 28) is not produced  .
Sec.28 (2)-(4) Further criteria The Authority If application complies with the Act then the authority must consider further criteria set out in section 28(2)-(4)
Sec.28 (5)(a) registration The Authority The Authority may register the applicant
Reg.48 Issuing of certificate The Authority If the application is granted The Authority must issue a prescribed written approval in the form of FSLA17.
Reg.74 Activation Applicant The applicant must activate the registration by paying the prescribed fee within 60 days from issuing. Fee prescribed in schedule 3 , Part B.
Sec.30(1)(b) &

Sec.45

Maintaining provincial

Register

The Authority The Authority must enter registration into the register. Must also be published on a Website.
Sec.28 (5)(b) Refusal The Authority The Authority may refuse the applicant
Sec.28 (6) Reasons for refusal The Authority The authority must give written reasons for refusing the removal.
SECTION 27 – Application to be registered as Micro-manufacturer
Reg.72 ,

Schedule 2

Payment of prescribed fees Applicant The applicant begins the application process by paying the prescribed at ABSA.  The receipt attached to the application.
Sec.27(2) Lodgement  of application Applicant The applicant will complete in the applications forms ( FSLA 18) and attach all the required documents including the proof of payment from ABSA and lodge the application .
Reg.49 Receive application and check if it is complete The Authority /

Regional Office

The Regional Office receives the application forms and attachments (the regional office in the area where registration is sought )
Reg.51(1) Comment  Request The Authority  The Authority may request comments from the inspectorate.
Reg.51(1) Comment  Request The Authority  The Authority may request comments from the SAP-DPO
Reg.51(1) Comment  Request The Authority  The Authority may request comments from the Municipality.
Reg.51(2) Comments Inspectorate The DPO will receive the request .DPO comments must be filed within 10 working days after request.
Reg.51(2) Comments SAP – DPO The Inspectorate will receive the request .Inspectorate comments must be filed within 10 working days after request.
Reg.51(2) Comments Municipality The Municipality will receive the request. Comments must be filed with the authority within 10 days from date of request.


 

 

Reg.51(3) Route reports The Authority If negative then the comments must be referred to the applicant for response.
Reg.51(3) Response to reports Applicant The applicant must comment on the reports within 14 days.
Reg.24(1) Consideration The Authority The Authority must consider the application.
Reg.52 Issuing of certificate The Authority If the application is granted The Authority must issue a written registration in the form of FSLA 19. ( The provisions of the National Liquor Act will apply mutatis mutandis)
Reg.73 Activation Applicant The applicant must activate the registration by paying the prescribed fee within 60 days from issuing. Fee prescribed in schedule 3 , Part A
Sec.28 (5)(b) Refusal The Authority The Authority may refuse the application.
Sec.28 (6) Reasons for refusal The Authority The authority must give written reasons for refusal of the proposed alterations.
SECTION 42 – Application  registration prior to lapsing – Types section 142(3)
Reg.72 ,

Schedule 2

Registration fee payment Applicant The applicant begins the liquor application process by paying the required fee – schedule 5 part A at ABSA.  The receipt attached to the application.
Sec.31(1) Publication Applicant The applicant must publish the intention to apply in the Provincial Gazette and at least 1 newspaper in the relevant area – FSLA 2
Sec.31(1) Lodgement  liquor registration application Applicant The applicant will complete in the applications forms and attach all the required documents including the proof of payment from ABSA and lodge first Friday of the month
Sec.31(1) Receive application and check if it is complete The Authority /

Regional Office

The Regional Office receives the application form – FSLA 1. Original and 2 copies lodged at the regional office in the area where registration is sought.
Sec 33(1) Objection Objector Any person may lodge objection within 21 days from date of publication of notice in Government Gazette.
Sec 34 Route objection The Authority The Authority must forward the objection to the applicant.
Sec 34 Reply to objection Applicant Applicant must within 14 days after receipt from Authority reply to Authority and copy the Objector.
Sec 35 Hearing of Objections The Authority The Authority may convene a hearing to consider the objections.
Reg.3(2) Route to Authority The Authority

/Regional Office

The Regional Office keeps copy 1 and submit original and second (2) copy to the Head Office within 7 days.
Sec. 31(3)(a) Inspection Request The Authority  The Authority must within 7 days request a report (32(1)) from the inspectorate.
Sec 31(3)(b) Inspection Request The Authority  The Authority must within 7 days request a report (32(2)) from the SAP ( DPO )
Sec 31(3)(c) Inspection Request The Authority  The Authority must within 7 days request a report (32(3)) from the Municipality.


 

 

Reg.7(2) Route DPO report The Authority The Authority receives the DPO report and must route it t o the Inspectorate within 7 working days.
Reg.7(3) Inspection Inspectorate The inspector will receive the applications and conduct the necessary inspection. Inspection report must be filed within 10 working days after request.
Reg.7(1) Inspection SAP – DPO The DPO will receive the applications and conduct the necessary inspection. Inspection report must be filed within 10 working days after request
Reg.3(4) Inspection Municipality The Municipality will receive the applications and conduct the necessary inspection. Inspection report must be filed within 30 working days after request
Reg.8(1) Route reports The Authority The Authority must forward the reports (3) to the applicant for comment.
Reg.8(2) Response to reports Applicant The applicant must comment on the reports within 14 days.
Sec.28 (1) Further information The Authority The Head office may request further relevant information
Reg.9 Production of further information Applicant The Applicant must submit this information within 14 days from receiving the request.
Sec.28 (1)(a) Refusal The Authority The Authority may refuse application if information (sec 28) is not produced.
Sec.28 (2)-(4) Further criteria The Authority If application complies with the Act then the authority must consider further criteria set out in section 28(2)-(4)
Sec.28 (5)(a) registration The Authority The Authority may register the applicant
Sec.30(1)(a) Issuing of certificate The Authority The Authority must issue a prescribed certificate of registration to the applicant -FSLA3
Reg.73 Activation Applicant The applicant must activate the registration by paying the prescribed fee within 60 days from issuing. Fee prescribed in schedule 5 , Part B
Sec.30(1)(b) &

Sec.45

Maintaining provincial

Register

The Authority The Authority must enter registration into the register. Must also be published on a Website.
Sec.42(3) Cancellation The Authority The Authority may cancel the registration and must notify the former registrant.
Sec.42(4) Reasons for cancellation The Authority The authority must give written reasons for refusal as well as the date of cancellation.
Sec.30(1)(b) &

Sec.45

Maintaining provincial

Register

The Authority The Authority must enter cancellation into the register. Must also be published on a Website.


 

 

SECTION 42 – Application  registration prior to lapsing – Types section 42(2)(f)
Reg.72 ,

Schedule 2

Registration fee payment Applicant The applicant begins the liquor application process by paying the required fee .  The receipt attached to the application.
Sec.31(1) Publication Applicant The applicant must publish the intention to apply in the Provincial Gazette and at least 1 newspaper in the relevant area – FSLA 2
Sec.31(1) Lodgement  liquor registration application Applicant The applicant will complete in the applications forms and attach all the required documents including the proof of payment from ABSA and lodge first Friday of the month
Sec.31(1) Receive application and check if it is complete The Authority /

Regional Office

The Regional Office receives the application form – FSLA 1. Original and 2 copies lodged at the regional office in the area where registration is sought.
Sec 33(1) Objection Objector Any person may lodge objection within 21 days from date of publication of notice in Government Gazette.
Sec 34 Route objection The Authority The Authority must forward the objection to the applicant.
Sec 34 Reply to objection Applicant Applicant must within 14 days after receipt from Authority reply to Authority and copy the Objector.
Sec 35 Hearing of Objections The Authority The Authority may convene a hearing to consider the objections.
Reg.3(2) Route to Authority The Authority

/Regional Office

The Regional Office keeps copy 1 and submit original and second (2) copy to the Head Office within 7 days.
Sec. 31(3)(a) Inspection Request The Authority  The Authority must within 7 days request a report (32(1)) from the inspectorate.
Sec 31(3)(b) Inspection Request The Authority  The Authority must within 7 days request a report (32(2)) from the SAP ( DPO )
Sec 31(3)(c) Inspection Request The Authority  The Authority must within 7 days request a report (32(3)) from the Municipality.
Reg.7(2) Route DPO report The Authority The Authority receives the DPO report and must route it t o the Inspectorate within 7 working days.
Reg.7(3) Inspection Inspectorate The inspector will receive the applications and conduct the necessary inspection. Inspection report must be filed within 10 working days after request.
Reg.7(1) Inspection SAP – DPO The DPO will receive the applications and conduct the necessary inspection. Inspection report must be filed within 10 working days after request.
Reg.3(4) Inspection Municipality The Municipality will receive the applications and conduct the necessary inspection. Inspection report must be filed within 30 working days after request.
Reg.8(1) Route reports The Authority The Authority must forward the reports (3) to the applicant for comment.
Reg.8(2) Response to reports Applicant The applicant must comment on the reports within 14 days.
Sec.28 (1) Further information The Authority The Head office may request further relevant information


 

 

Reg.9 Production of further information Applicant The Applicant must submit this information within 14 days from receiving the request.
Sec.28 (1)(a) Refusal The Authority The Authority may refuse application if information (sec 28) is not produced.
Sec.28 (2)-(4) Further criteria The Authority If application complies with the Act then the authority must consider further criteria set out in section 28(2)-(4)
Sec.28 (5)(a) registration The Authority The Authority may register the applicant
Sec.30(1)(a) Issuing of certificate The Authority The Authority must issue a prescribed certificate of registration to the applicant -FSLA3
Sec.30(30)(a)&

Reg.73(a)

Activation Applicant The applicant must activate the registration by paying the prescribed fee within 60 days from issuing. Fee prescribed in schedule 3 , Part A
Sec.30(1)(b) &

Sec.45

Maintaining provincial

Register

The Authority The Authority must enter registration into the register. Must also be published on a Website.
Sec.42(3) Cancellation The Authority The Authority may cancel the registration and must notify the former registrant.
Sec.42(4) Reasons for cancellation The Authority The authority must give written reasons for refusal as well as the date of cancellation.
Sec.30(1)(b) &

Sec.45

Maintaining provincial

Register

The Authority The Authority must enter cancellation into the register. Must also be published on a Website.
SECTION 54 – Application for special events registration
Reg.72 ,

Schedule 2

Payment of prescribed fees Registrant The applicant begins the application process by paying the prescribed at ABSA.  The receipt attached to the application.
Sec.54 Lodgement  of application Registrant The applicant will complete in the applications forms (FSLA 4) and attach all the required documents including the proof of payment from ABSA and lodge the application.
Reg.12 Receive application and check if it is complete The Authority /

Regional Office

The Regional Office receives the application forms and attachments (the regional office in the area where registration is sought )
Reg.14(1) Comment  Request The Authority  The Authority may request comments from the inspectorate.
Reg.14(1) Comment  Request The Authority  The Authority may  request comments from the SAP-DPO
Reg.14(1) Comment  Request The Authority  The Authority may request comments from the Municipality.
Reg.14(2) Comments Inspectorate The DPO will receive the request .DPO comments must be filed within 7 working days after request.
Reg.14(2) Comments SAP – DPO The Inspectorate will receive the request .Inspectorate comments must be filed within 7working days after request.


 

Reg.14(2) Comments Municipality The Municipality will receive the request. Comments must be filed with the authority within 7 days from date of request.
Reg.14(3) Route reports The Authority If negative then the comments must be referred to the applicant for response.
Reg.14(3) Response to reports Applicant The applicant must comment on the reports within 14 days.
Reg.14 Consideration The Authority The Authority must consider the application.
Reg.15 Issuing of certificate The Authority If the application is granted The Authority must issue a written registration in the form of FSLA5.
Reg.73 Activation Applicant The applicant must activate the registration by paying the prescribed fee.  Fee prescribed in schedule 3.
Reg.16 Notification The Authority The Authority must notify Municipality and the relevant DPO of the registration.
Sec.28 (5)(b) Refusal The Authority The Authority may refuse the application.
Sec.28 (6) Reasons for refusal The Authority The authority must give written reasons for refusal of the proposed alterations.
Regulation 61 – Record of appointment of natural person as manager.
Reg.61 &

Schedule 2

Payment of prescribed fees Registrant The applicant begins the process by paying the prescribed at ABSA.
Reg.61 Appointment of the manager Registrant  The registrant must appoint the manager who will be responsible and manage the activities.
Reg.61 Submission of record Registrant The registrant must in the form FSLA23 submit information regarding the appointment to the

Authority

Reg.61 Route to authority regional office Registrant The registrant must send copy of FSLA 23 to the Authority regional office .Reg post or hand deliver.
Reg.61 Route to DPO Registrant The registrant must send copy of FSLA 23 to the DPO .Reg post or hand deliver.

 


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