Category «Legislative»

Helfte van alle staatsdepartemente ignoreer Grondwet

VF+

Die ANC-regering ignoreer die Grondwet en ander landswette steeds makliker. Die regering se implementering van die Taalwet en die Omar el-Basjhir-insident is die mees onlangse voorvalle, sê dr. Pieter Mulder, leier van die VF Plus. Op ʼn vraag van die Vryheidsfront Plus in die portefeuljekomitee vir kuns en kultuur, het die departement hierdie week bekend …

Debate On The Medicines & Related Substances Amendment Bill [B 6D – 2004] By Hon N J Nkwanyana MPL

IFP

Madame Speaker, the Inkatha Freedom Party welcomes the amendments that are being reposed in this Bill as it seeks to amend the Medicines & Related Substances Act 0f 1965 with a view to updating certain definitions, functions and clarifying appointments and functions of structures associated with health matters. Having said that, Madame Speaker, the Inkatha …

The Defence Laws Repeal And Amendment Bill B7-2015

IFP

The Defence Laws Repeal And Amendment Bill B7-2015 by Mr MA Mncwango, MP. Honourable Speaker, The South African Law Reform Commission recommended the repeal of Defence laws it considered to be redundant, and the amendment of those inconsistent with the Constitution’s equality clause. The Defence Laws Repeal and Amendment Bill [B7 -2015] therefore seeks to …

Nuwe Swart Ekonomiese Bemagtiging (SEB)-punteskok is onwettig

Nuwe Swart Ekonomiese Bemagtiging (SEB)-punteskok is onwettig

Die staat se nuwe, eensydige vertolking van kodes vir Swart Ekonomiese Bemagtiging (SEB) ingevolge waarvan ondernemings punte op die SEB-telkaart verwerf, is onwettig en sal groot druk plaas op alle buitelandse beleggings, sê adv. Anton Alberts, die VF Plus se parlementêre woordvoerder oor ekonomie. Hy sê veral so kort na die Amerikaanse hoender-invoerdebakel kan dit …

Legislation to be extended to cover domestic workers

Suspects nabbed for rhino poaching related crimes appear in court

Pretoria – South Africa’s domestic workers will soon be covered by the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases (Coida) Act, Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant said on Saturday. The minister, who held a Domestic Worker Imbizo at the Grace Bible Church in Soweto on Saturday, said the Act was currently undergoing a Parliamentary review and would …

Government considers sugar tax

SA condemns deadly terrorist attacks in Kenya

Pretoria – The Gauteng MEC for Health, Qedani Mahlangu, says making sweetened soft drinks costly could sway people to drink fresh water – an important step in the fight against obesity. “If we could impose a tax regime that is similar to the ‘sin tax’ applicable to alcoholic beverages, we could make it costly to …