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Controversial changes to SA's public school system underway

2017-11-10 09:14

The Department of Basic Education have published the Draft Basic Education Laws Amendment Bill, and the proposed implications are potentially huge.

AngloGold 'notes' new Tanzanian mining laws

2017-07-05 17:52

AngloGold Ashanti says it notes that the Tanzanian Parliament has approved legislation that will enable its government to renegotiate contracts with mining and energy companies.

ANC abhors money laundering, says Ramaphosa on FIC Bill

2017-03-01 17:03

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has lauded Parliament for passing the Financial Intelligence Centre Bill, saying its ratification will enhance SA’s stature in the international investor community.

New Traditional Courts Bill promising but still problematic - DA

2017-01-24 18:06

The latest version of the Traditional Courts Bill is a promising start, the DA has said.

Why haven’t we legalised cannabis yet South Africa? (Part 2)

2016-11-14 08:58

South African legislators's voices have been largely absent from the public discourse on the topic of dagga legalisation. They need to take more of a leading role in the conversation.

Zwane: Redrafted mining bill sure to pass muster this time

2016-11-01 20:09

Opposition politicians have expressed doubts about the redrafted mining amendment bill, but Mining Minister Mosebenzi Zwane says it will now pass constitutional muster.

Tax bill proposals give tax ombud more teeth

2016-08-15 14:14

Proposals for the Tax Administration Laws Amendment Bill, will not be compromising the powers of the tax ombud.

Justice Dept considering new laws against racism

2016-05-12 11:50

Government is considering drafting new laws to prevent racism and hate speech, says acting Minister in the Presidency Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula.

Expropriation Bill: Is your property safe?

2016-03-08 08:00

Shortcomings in the new proposed Expropriation Bill have raised concerns around property rights and investor confidence. Experts discuss the implications of the proposed 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.

 

DA proposes law to strengthen transparency at PIC

2017-10-12 06:00

The DA has drafted a private member’s bill that it says will strengthen transparency and accountability at the Public Investment Corporation.

Police defend controversial protest law in court

2017-06-16 14:46

On Wednesday in the Western Cape High Court, the Social Justice Coalition (SJC) argued that the Regulation of Gatherings Act was being used to criminalise the democratic right to protest.

Traditional courts bill still not up to scratch

2017-01-29 06:01

People living in rural communities will no longer be subject to the traditional court system and will be able to opt out of customary dispute resolution if they don’t recognise it.

IFP welcomes 'giant step forward' for medical cannabis use

2016-11-24 19:07

The IFP has welcomed the Department of Health's commitment to opening up processes that could lead to the legalisation of medical cannabis for chronic illnesses.

SA not ‘educated enough’ for euthanasia

2016-11-04 18:03

South Africans are not ready for the legalisation of voluntary euthanasia, the HPCSA argued in the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein on Friday.

Ed Herbst: SA’s Hate Speech Bill – how it fits into the Enver Daniels lunacy legacy

2016-11-01 19:48

The Hate Speech Bill, the latest "legal lunacy" from the office of chief state legal adviser Enver Daniels, is already drawing vehement criticism, says an analyst.

Legalise dagga - Malema

2016-05-30 15:39

Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema says he supported the legalisation of dagga.

Division of Revenue bill passed despite fierce debate

2016-03-16 19:00

The Division of Revenue bill was passed in the National Assembly after a fierce debate by MPs.

Translate legislation into all languages, SCA hears

2016-02-18 13:35

South African legislation should be translated into all official languages, the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein has heard.

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.

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