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R5,000 fine if you break these lockdown rules

R5,000 fine if you break these lockdown rules

R5,000 fine if you break these lockdown rules


You could end up with a criminal record and be fined as much as R5,000 if you break the lockdown regulations.


The judiciary has issued a list of offences under the Disaster Management Act which carry admission of guilt fines of between R500 and R5,000.


Here are some of the transgressions which will result in a R5000 fine:

  • Unauthorised disclosure of information in the Covid-19 tracing database
  • Failure to de-identify and destroy information on Covid -19 tracing database within 6 weeks after the state of disaster has ended.
  • Making intentional misrepresentations on any person infected with Covid-19
  • Publishing any deceiving statements which include;
  • To deceive another person about Covid-19
  • To deceive any person about the Covid -19 infection status of another person
  • To deceive any person about any measures taken by the government to address Covid-19.
  • Intentionally exposing another person to Covid-19
  • Executing an eviction order
  • Illegal gatherings in public places
  • Selling, transporting, dispensing or distributing liquor
  • Selling tobacco products
  • Hindering, interfering, or obstructing Law Enforcement Officers in the execution of their duties.
  • You can be fined R3000 for failing to close a non-essential business
  • You can be fined R2000 for selling non-essential goods
  • R1000 fines for failure to confine yourself to your home
  • R1000 fines for moving between provinces ( outside of the grace period)
  • R1000 fines for not adhering to the curfew of staying at home between 20H00 and 5H00 without a permit.
  • R500 fines for running, cycling and walking beyond 5km of your residence and outside the allocated hours between 6H00 and 9H00.


Source: news24




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