Category «Legislative»

Helfte van alle staatsdepartemente ignoreer Grondwet

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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 …

South African Government announces new Zimbabwean permits

SA condemns deadly terrorist attacks in Kenya

Pretoria – Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba has announced the details of the new Zimbabwean Special Dispensation Permit (ZSP). Outlining the particulars of the ZSP at a media briefing in Pretoria, the Minister said this marked the beginning of a new phase, as the Dispensation for Zimbabwe Project (DZP) will officially be closed on 31 …

Home Affairs studying High Court ruling

Home Affairs ready to address Immigration Act problems

Pretoria – The Department of Home Affairs says it is studying the judgement of the Western Cape High Court, regarding the implementation of the new immigration regulations. “The department is still studying the judgement and will provide comment in due course,” it said on Monday. The department was taken to court by Brent Johnson, whose …

September National Imbizo Responds To Minister Gugile Nkwinti’s Policy Proposals For Farmers to Give Half Their Land to Farm Workers

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Minister Gugile Nkwinti’s policy proposals requiring commercial farmers to hand over half their farms to farmworkers seems to be yet another attempt by white capital through the agency of the ANC to pull the wool over our peoples eyes under the guise of economic transformation. According to these policy proposals, the farm workers will assume …