I’ll drink to that: judge scraps quotas on duty-free booze and smokes for diplomats

Court rules against steps aimed at curbing ‘duty-free abuse’

21 November 2021 - 00:04

Foreign diplomats can go back to splashing out millions of rand on duty-free booze and cigarettes after the Pretoria high court ruled against attempts by the government to curb what it said was abuse of the diplomatic privilege. ..

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