Get ready to say ‘I do’! Weddings are once again allowed in South Africa under Level 2 lockdown regulations.
Following President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement on Saturday, August 15 that the country would move to alert Level 2 on midnight of August 17, a number of restrictions of movement and activity have eased.
On Monday, August 17 the new regulations were gazetted, with one point giving extra joy to the wedding industry.
“All gatherings are prohibited except at [regulation 10 0f 15] gathering weddings, subject to a limitation of 50 persons, and directions issued by the relevant Cabinet member,” the Gazette reads.
The gazette also reads that all those attending a gathering must wear a face mask and adhere to all health protocols and social distancing measures.
Under Level 2 lockdown, weddings may continue but only for a maximum of 50 people in a gathering. As such, no big weddings will be allowed.
This is exciting news for those who have had to postpone their big day amid the pandemic. If you’re keen to get married now, you’ll have to start considering a micro wedding. Luckily, we have the best advice.
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Read the gazetted regulations here: 43620gon891s_0
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