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Cape Town victory?

Hello Ray,

> After an 18 month court battle against a Jazz club's pollution of the
> neighbourhood the Cape Town City Council gained a conviction and a fine of
> R100 was levied (US$21 - yup - twenty-one!) .................
> Ray Hattingh
> e-mail: leemond@ilink.nis.za

  Until such time as legislators enact noise laws with "teeth" in them, 
these types of "victories" can only be ridiculed. These politicians want 
to have it both ways. Fines should be graduated and perhaps commensurate 
with the defendant's size of business.

 Eric Greenspoon 
  Vice President - Citizens' Coalition Against Noise

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