NOTICE ON LIMITATION OF GATHERINGS AND OTHER SOCIAL EVENTS.

In line with Government Gazette No. 313 issued on 15 March 2020 and Section 3 of Government Gazette No. 43107 issued on 18 March 2020 as per the Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002; notice is hereby given that the gatherings and/or social events with persons exceeding 100 is prohibited and punishable by law.

This notice includes and is not limited to social gatherings at the following facilities and events:

  1. Places of worship (Formal and informal structures);
  2. Cemeteries and crematoriums;
  3. Malls, Shopping complexes and restaurants;
  4. Cultural centres;
  5. Casinos;
  6. Taverns;
  7. Saloons and spars;
  8. Public parks and open spaces;
  9. The Dome and conference facilities;
  10. Weddings and Funerals;
  11. Private functions; and
  12. Recreational and sports facilities (Cinemas, Swimming pools, gyms, Stadiums, etc.)

These limitations are effective as of 19 March 2020 to 14 April 2020 or until such time a new declaration is announced by the President of the Republic of South Africa.

The limitations on public gatherings are made in the interest of managing the impact of COVID-19 and keeping our communities safe from unintended spread of the Coronavirus.

It must be noted that any gatherings found to have persons exceeding a number of 100 will be contravening the Act and its Regulations and thus will be committing an offence. Such an offender will be liable for a fine and/or to imprisonment.

This notice supersedes any permission granted prior to the date of this notice.

For any enquiries, kindly contact Mr L Mofokeng on 013 690 6222/333/444 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Emalahleni Local Municipality Facebook page (@emalahleniLocalMunicipality)

 

ISSUED BY THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE DISASTER MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE

 

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