Department of Trade and Industry
A draft model Southern African Development Community (SADC) Bilateral Investment Treaty Template has been finalised.
The trade and industry department mentioned this during a briefing on South Africa’s investment policy in parliament.
The Central Supplier Database (CSD) will be launched in East London on 1 September 2015.
The CSD was announced by the finance minister, Nhlanhla Nene, in the 2015 Budget.
Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services
Parliament has called for comment on the Criminal Matters Amendment Bill.
The portfolio committee on justice and correctional services invites comment until 18 September 2015.
Department of Transport
A Transport Sector Gender Policy is under construction.
The transport minister, Dipuo Peters, declared this during an address at the South African Network for Women in Transport (SANWIT) Summit in Ekurhuleni.
Department of Justice and Constitutional Development
A draft bill designed to tighten up the fight against cybercrime has been published for comment.
The justice and constitutional development department invites input on the Draft Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill until 30 November 2015.
Department of Labour
The labour department will launch new Driven Machinery Regulations at a workshop in Pretoria on 27 August 2015.
The regulations were published in Government Gazette 38887 in June 2015.
Department of Public Service and Administration
Proposed legislation that seeks to empower the president to renew the term of office of a member of the Public Service Commission (PSC) has been tabled in parliament.
The Public Service Commission Amendment Bill was published for comment in Government Gazette 38956 in June 2015.