Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
The minister of agriculture, forestry and fisheries, Senzeni Zokwana, has approved the Small-Scale Fishing Regulations.
In a statement, the agriculture, forestry and fisheries department declared that the regulations will be published in the Government Gazette once the Amended Marine Living Resources Act has been promulgated by the President.
Department of Trade and Industry
The National Credit Regulator is busy undertaking investigations to see whether the financial services sector is complying with the Affordability Assessment Regulations that came into force in September 2015.
The trade and industry department announced this during a briefing on the regulations in parliament this week.
President Zuma has announced that overseas trips on the part of civil servants will be curtailed going forward.
This was announced during the 2016 State of the Nation Address in parliament.
Requests for trips will have to be strongly motivated and the benefits to the country clear-cut.
Department of Transport
The transport department has extended the comment period for Draft Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Amendment Regulations.
The proposed amendments were first published for comment in December 2015.
The Special Economic Zones (SEZ) Act came into effect on 9 February 2016.
President Zuma assented to the bill in 2014.
A task team involving government and business is to be set up focused on economic growth and job creation.
The presidency revealed this following a meeting with business leaders in Cape Town this week.
Department of Labour
The labour department has published the new Sectoral Determination applying to employees in the wholesale and retail sector.
Sectoral Determination 9 was published in Notice 162 in Government Gazette 39671.