ARTICLES RELATING TO LEGISLATION

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.

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?

Nhleko defends security industry reforms

2015-03-20 06:00

Reforms to laws governing the private security industry limiting foreign ownership to 49 percent do not violate the Constitution, Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko said on Thursday.

Assembly lacks quorum to pass revenue bill

2015-03-12 21:18

The National Assembly has failed to pass the Division of Revenue Bill because it lacked the required quorum of 201 members.

New electricity bill under way – energy ministry

2015-02-17 07:12

The Energy Department is in the process of formulating a new bill to replace the Independent System and Market Operator bill, which the ANC NEC threw off the table.

DA opposes private security bill

2015-01-28 19:15

The Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority Amendment Bill should not be signed into law because it breaches the Bill of Rights, the DA says.

Controversial bill sent back to Parliament

2015-01-26 14:15

The controversial mineral and petroleum resources development amendment bill was sent back because it did not pass constitutional muster, President Jacob Zuma's office says.

DA wants key points act repealed

2015-01-23 12:31

The DA plans to submit a private members' bill to Parliament to nullify the National Key Points Act because it is inconsistent with transparency and accountability.

Cabinet approves expropriation bill

2014-09-04 12:14

Cabinet has approved the draft expropriation bill and it will now be tabled in Parliament, Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe says.

Is greyhound racing coming back to SA?

2014-08-14 13:55

Animal welfare groups have accused government ministers of having “dollar signs in their eyes” after putting greyhound racing back on the agenda.

 

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.

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.

Washington state mulls steep tax on e-cigarettes

2015-03-19 17:56

Washington state lawmakers are considering imposing a steep tax and other restrictions on the sale of e-cigarettes, according to the bill's sponsor.

Judgment reserved in Shuttleworth case

2015-03-03 21:15

The Constitutional Court has reserved judgment in the Reserve Bank application for leave to appeal a Supreme Court of Appeal judgment in favour of billionaire Mark Shuttleworth.

Security bill could be unconstitutional - alliance

2015-02-06 14:15

Section 20 of the Private Security Industry Regulation Amendment Bill could be unconstitutional, the Security Industry Alliance (SIA) says.

New minerals bill may undermine BEE - Zuma

2015-01-27 20:30

President Jacob Zuma believes proposed key legislation governing the oil, gas and minerals industries could undermine black economic empowerment.

Oil bill constitutionally flawed - DA

2015-01-23 15:55

Legislation giving the state a 20% free stake in new oil and gas ventures may not see the light of day because parliament wrongly dealt with it as a normal bill.

Zuma refers energy bill back

2015-01-16 19:03

President Jacob Zuma has referred the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Bill back to the National Assembly for reconsideration, the presidency says.

Activist: Publish laws in all 11 languages

2014-08-19 10:25

The government has been taken to the Equality Court in a bid to get it to publish legislation in all 11 official languages.

Britain moves to keep email, phone data

2014-07-10 19:02

Britain says it will rush through emergency legislation to force telecoms companies to retain customers' data for a year.

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