Informal traders confused about lockdown regulations
The City of Cape Town says it has started with the process of issuing permits to informal food traders after seeking clarity from co-operative governance and traditional affairs minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma on the new lockdown regulations.
The City of Cape Town's mayoral committee member for urban management Grant Twigg says the regulation only applies to those selling uncooked foods.
The minister has revised the regulation and the minister has said she is only referring to the informal food traders that deal in and sell uncooked food. Our offices opened this morning and we have now started with the process of issuing permits to those traders.Grant Twigg, Mayoral committee member for urban management - City of Cape Town
We have now opened quite a lot of offices throughout the city and there has been a steady flow of traders coming in for their permits.Grant Twigg, Mayoral committee member for urban management - City of Cape Town
The traders that also sell raw meat and fish need to have their certificate of compliance.Grant Twigg, Mayoral committee member for urban management - City of Cape Town
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