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DA takes government to court over ban on salons


The Democratic Alliance is expected to take the fight for hairdressers and salons to the Western Cape High Court on Friday. The official opposition party wants the ban on personal care services to be overturned.

The DA argues that hundreds of livelihoods are at stake. The reality is that the devastation from the continued economic lockdown will see more lives lost than the virus could ever harm,” DA Interim Leader John Steenhuisen said.

John Steenhuisen


“Government must stop driving fear and empower people to work and protect themselves and their livelihoods. The High Court in Pretoria declared regulations under levels 3 and 4 of the lockdown unconstitutional. Hairdressers and salons are not allowed to operate under level 3 of the lockdown. Coronavirus Hotline Number: 0800 029 999 from 8 am to 4 pm, Monday to Friday

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Source: eNCA