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Parliament Extends Comment Period on Cybercrimes Bill

Department of Justice and Constitutional Development

Parliament has extended the comment period on the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill.

The portfolio committee on justice and correctional services first called for comment on the proposed legislation at the beginning of July 2017 with a deadline of 28 July 2017.

Comprehensive Maritime Transport Policy Launched

Department of Transport

The Comprehensive Maritime Transport Policy was recently launched in Durban.

Cabinet had approved the Policy in May 2017 and it was published in Government Gazette 40904 in June.

Public Register on Employment Equity Published

Department of Labour

The public register on employment equity has been published.

The department of labour has published its list of designated employers that have submitted employment equity reports in terms of the Employment Equity Act.

Public Service Commission’s PAIA Manual Drawn Up

Department of Justice and Constitutional Development

The justice and constitutional development department has published the Public Service Commission’s Promotion of Access to Information Act manual.

The manual was published in Government Gazette 40996.

Richards Bay Special Economic Zone Designated

Department of Trade and Industry

The Richards Bay Special Economic Zone (SEZ) is in place.

The trade and industry department announced the designation in Government Gazette 41002.

RAF Board Draws Up List of Nominations

Department of Transport

The list of nominations received in response to the invitation for nominations to serve on the Road Accident Fund Board has been drawn up.

The transport department published the list in Government Gazette 41001.

Professional Board for Dental Therapy Undergoes Name Change

Department of Health

The department of health has changed the name of the Professional Board for Dental Therapy and Oral Hygiene.

The department made the announcement in Notice 744 in Government Gazette 41003 in terms of the Health Professions Act.

Focus on ...

Reviewed Mining Charter

Government bows to pressure, backs down on Mining Charter - Business Day (2017-07-14)

Reviewed Mining Charter in Place - SabinetLaw (2017-06-15)

Minister Mosebenzi Zwane: Release of 2017 Mining Charter - GCIS (2017-06-15)

In Parliament

Month of July 2017

Parliament is currently on winter recess.

Members are engaged in constituency work.

Committee meetings will resume on 1 August 2017.

Parliamentary Programme

Minister in the Spotlight

Mr Ebrahim Patel

Mr Ebrahim Patel
Current Portfolio: 

Minister of Economic Development (2009-)

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