Legal Information

All owners of B&B’s must be aware of and negotiate a host of legal requirements that are required by law.
As an association we are here to assist you and these web pages will be a source of information aimed to assist you negotiate this minefield.
Any information contained on this site and especially in regards to any legal issues are given here in good faith for information purposes only. Midbaba, its agents, or members, accept no liability for the accuracy of said information. The onus is on you to consult with a professional in this regard.
Midlands B&B Association accepts no liability whatsoever for any loss whether it be direct, indirect or consequential, arising from information made available and actions resulting there from.


The new consumer act is now in force and will affect all B&B in the hospitality sector.
A download in PDF format is available by clicking on the right.

Minimum Wages for the Hospitality Industry as of 1 July 2015


SABC & Multichoice - Commercial Licences

By law all establishments must have a commercial licences - please for your own sakes make sure you comply as the fines are horrific!
SABC    Phone: 011 -330 9702  E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Multichoice commercial licence  E-mail:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

NAA - National Accommodation Association - Benefits of Membership

  • Special rate with ABSA & Nedbank Credit Card machines - save +- R2.00 [Commission] per R100.00 turnover
  • Members get a 25% discount on TV licences - one free TV licence of every four - eg. R750.00 instead of R1000.00
  • 15% discount on BnB Sure Insurance - e.g. R300.00 saved per month if your normal premium is R2000.00 per month - R3600.00 per year
  • Marketing at Indaba, Getaway Shows, and World Travel Market [London]
  • Discount  with Sealy, Hirsch's & Wetherleys [71/2%]
  • Many other benefits - see the full list at

  • Join NAA by going to You can recover the Subscriptions paid in less than 2 months on
    the above discounts and other benefits