DA wants reasons for beach closures

File: A woman looks at the ocean from a closed beach. AFP/Rajesh Jantilal

JOHANNESBURG - The DA has extended its deadline for government to give reasons for closing Eastern Cape and Garden Route beaches.

It now has until 10am on Thursday morning.

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The extension is in response to a request from the Presidency for more time.

The party says this is a clear indication that there were no reasons in the first place.

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All beaches in the Eastern Cape and Garden Route will be closed until 3 January.

The DA says if the decision is not rational, it will go to court.


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