Lockdown: Permit for travelling under the new curfew.

Lockdown: Permit for travelling under the new curfew.

Government has reintroduced an evening curfew in South Africa as part of a number of new restrictions aimed at curbing the surge of coronavirus cases in the country, Business Tech reported.

In a national address on Sunday evening (12 July), President Cyril Ramaphosa said that the curfew will be implemented between 21h00 and 04h00 daily.

The curfew comes into effect from 21h00 on Monday evening (13 July) and does not have a set end date.

According Business Tech, an accompanying directive published by minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, South Africans will require a permit should they need to travel during these prohibited times.

These permits are required for people who perform essential or other permitted services and require both the employee’s information and the information of the company.

The below form shows what the permit looks like.

You can find the full annexure and directive here.

http://www.cogta.gov.za/cgta_2016/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/43521_12-07_Cogta.pdf

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