MPs, ministers pay tribute to 'formidable, fearless' Smuts

2016-05-24 18:08

Members of Parliament and ministers have paid tribute to the late Dene Smuts, with Deputy Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development John Jeffery describing her as outspoken, fearless, colourful, authentic and dedicated.

Parliament OKs legal practice bill

2013-11-12 20:47

The legal practice bill, which has far-reaching implications for the legal profession, has been approved by the National Assembly.

Greater access to legal services needed - DA

2013-10-07 20:00

The legal practice bill should improve access to justice, protect consumers and promote competition in the provision of legal services, says the DA.

Changes to info bill, but debate continues

2013-04-23 17:39

The amended protection of state information bill looks set to be debated by the National Assembly.

MPs reconvene on amended info bill

2013-03-13 19:35

The National Assembly's ad hoc committee on the protection of state information bill will hold the first of a series of meetings to consider far-reaching changes to the bill.

Committee to call in Madonsela

2013-02-12 17:22

MPs have resolved to call in Public Protector Thuli Madonsela to discuss unresolved complaints of maladministration in her office.

MPs adopt constitution amendment

2012-11-20 22:34

A long-awaited change entrenching the Constitutional Court as the highest court in the land has been approved by the National Assembly.

Constitutional amendment close

2012-11-07 18:22

Political parties are nearing accord on the Constitutional 17th amendment bill and say it should be passed soon.

Hofmeyr blamed for SIU labour dispute

2012-10-11 16:03

The acting head of the special investigating unit suggested to MPs that she had to settle a controversial labour dispute because her predecessor, Willie Hofmeyr, had acted improperly.

Nel story a smear against Jiba - Radebe

2012-08-22 22:13

Justice Minister Jeff Radebe has dismissed reports that acting prosecutions chief Nomgcobo Jiba sought to scupper an international award for Gerrie Nel.


Ramatlhodi saddened by death of Dene Smuts

2016-04-22 21:21

Public Service and Administration Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi has lauded former DA MP Dene Smuts, who has died.

NPA appealing Mdluli ruling

2013-10-09 07:28

The National Prosecuting Authority is appealing against a ruling which set aside the withdrawal of charges against former crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli.

NPA respects Breytenbach ruling

2013-05-27 22:18

The NPA respects a ruling made by a disciplinary hearing in favour of suspended prosecutor Glynnis Breytenbach, a spokesperson says.

MPs may review info bill changes

2013-03-14 16:06

MPs may yet make limited changes to the contested protection of state information bill, a senior state law adviser says.

MPs to approve magistrates' increase

2013-03-13 14:50

MPs are set to approve a 5.5% salary increase for magistrates after condemning their threats to go on strike next week in protest over their pay structure.

Shai battles to support allegations

2012-11-27 18:18

Outgoing deputy public protector Mamiki Shai has battled before Parliament's justice portfolio committee to substantiate allegations she has made against her boss Thuli Madonsela.

Farlam man favourite for protector post

2012-11-19 21:42

The spokesperson and state law adviser to the Farlam commission of inquiry into the Marikana shooting has emerged as the frontrunner for the post of deputy public protector.

MP taken to task over judiciary comments

2012-10-24 20:33

ANC MP Patekile Holomisa has been reprimanded by the DA for asking how the government planned to guide courts to "exercise judicial restraint".

MPs debate anti-spam bill

2012-09-11 22:16

Cold calls, spam e-mails and unsolicited telephone offers could soon be a thing of the past if the protection of personal information bill becomes law.

Assembly approves bill on use of force

2012-05-23 22:05

The National Assembly has approved the Criminal Procedure Act amendment bill, which provides guidelines on why and how force, and deadly force, may be used to carry out an arrest, without dissent.

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