ARTICLES RELATING TO LEGISLATION

Presidency, Cosatu in bid to resolve tax law impasse

2016-02-07 12:02

Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe and Cosatu leaders agree a solution is urgently needed to resolve an impasse over government's controversial Taxation Laws Amendment Act, the passing of which Cosatu says has 'poisoned' relations between the government and workers.

New tax laws toxic form of privatisation - Numsa

2016-01-19 14:38

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa has added its voice to opposition to the new tax laws and plans a two-day strike against the legislation.

Concerns raised over SA cybersecurity law

2015-10-20 11:20

Legal experts have raised the possibility of potential problems with South Africa's cybercrimes and cybersecurity bill, which is open for public comment.

New security ownership clause 'an enemy of the economy'

2015-10-07 07:39

The implementation of new security legislation could lead to a 10% drop in exports to the US and EU and reduce GDP by R133.4bn, warns economist Roelof Botha.

Commission to police BEE fronting

2015-08-12 06:51

Companies and employers could face criminal prosecution for fronting as black empowerment entities if found guilty by a soon-to-be-established watchdog.

Property Valuation Act to be implemented in August

2015-07-30 08:43

President Jacob Zuma has announced that as of August 1 the Property Valuation Act of 2014 will come into operation.

Virgin's Branson announces 12 months paternity leave, full pay

2015-06-10 19:00

Virgin Group founder, Richard Branson, has announced a new policy to grant male employees up to a year's paternity leave.

Assisted dying application goes before high court

2015-04-29 11:13

People suffering from terminal diseases should lawfully be allowed to end their lives in a dignified manner, a member of Dignity SA has said ahead of an urgent court application.

Mystery bankie at cannabis roundtable explained

2015-04-09 17:19

The mystery of the small zip lock bag containing what looked like three dagga seeds left on everybody's seat at a conference on medicinal cannabis use, has been solved.

Mystery bankie at cannabis conference

2015-04-09 13:37

A tiny zip lock bag containing three small seeds was given to delegates at a discussion on the medicinal use of cannabis hosted by the Department of Social Development and the Central Drug Authority in Benoni. But who handed it out?

 

Why the new retirement laws are good for you

2016-01-29 06:15

What do these new retirement laws really mean and are they necessarily bad news? finweek explains the impact on your savings.

Bad news for cable thieves as Zuma signs tough new penalties into law

2015-12-14 20:17

President Jacob Zuma has signed the Criminal Matters Amendment Act, 2015, into law, the Presidency says - a move that spells bad news for cable and scrap metal thieves.

Public Protector's findings binding - for now

2015-10-09 12:54

The Constitutional Court will have the final say on whether Public Protector Thuli Madonsela’s findings are binding, says constitutional law expert Pierre de Vos.

Motsoeneng to challenge Madonsela’s powers

2015-09-18 07:21

SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng will challenge the Public Protector's powers in a matter to be heard in the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein.

Maternity leave: who qualifies?

2015-08-03 16:40

When does a man qualify for maternity leave? It’s a complicated issue as a recent case has demonstrated.

Investment bill adds uncertainty - DA

2015-07-28 19:32

The promotion and protection of the investment bill "says nothing new and adds uncertainty", according to the DA.

Bill allowing for Road Accident Fund replacement published

2015-05-05 20:08

A new bill that provides for the replacement of the Road Accident Fund (RAF) with a new agency has been published for comment.

Your doctor could be high, warns professor

2015-04-09 21:33

There should be greater drug monitoring of health practitioners, including pilots, says Professor Solomon Rataemane.

Is there a place for dagga in medicine?

2015-04-09 15:44

Are the medical benefits of cannabis being over-hyped? The government is looking into this at a conference about the safety and dangers of cannabis use in South Africa.

Court to hear Chevron NCA validity dispute

2015-03-23 17:27

The Constitutional Court will hear an application for confirmation of a decision of the Western Cape High Court declaring a section of the National Credit Act constitutionally invalid.

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