Simnikiwe Hlatshaneni
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6 minute read
14 Sep 2021
4:29 pm

Vaccine passports: Businesses well within their rights to kick you out

Simnikiwe Hlatshaneni

Businesses are leaning into the idea of requiring vaccine passports to block unvaccinated patrons, and experts say this is perfectly legal.

Picture: Michel Bega

The Covid-19 "anti-vaxxer" movement could be in for a tough time, as experts warn that businesses may be well within their rights, in an effort to save jobs and lives, to refuse entry to customers who haven't taken the vaccine. This follows government recently hinting at plans to introduce a vaccine passport which will allow only vaccinated people to enter certain establishments and access certain services. Businesses and institutions are leaning into the idea of requiring vaccine passports to block patrons who haven't taken the jab from entry, especially where the risk of infection is high. Concerns are also growing...