The Employment Equity Amendment Act of 2013 will come into effect on 1 August 2014.
President Zuma signed the bill in January 2014.
Road Accident Fund
The Road Accident Fund has set a new limit in terms of claims for loss of income and loss of support arising from road accidents.
The adjusted limit was published in Gazette 37854.
Department of Trade and Industry
The Draft Promotion and Protection of Investment Bill is currently being debated in Nedlac.
The trade and industry minister, Rob Davies, revealed this in a written reply to a parliamentary question.
Department of Health
The minister of health, Aaron Motsoaledi, has given notice that he plans to licence and control emergency medical services.
The draft regulations have been published in the Government Gazette (37869 / 585 of 24 July 2014) and interested parties have been invited to comment.
Department of Environmental Affairs
The coastal management legislation that was before parliament before the national elections in May, has been revived by the national assembly.
The national assembly has agreed to “resume proceedings” on the Integrated Coastal Management Amendment Bill (B 8F – 2013) “from the stage that it reached on the last sitting day of the sixth session of the fourth parliament”.
A bill designed to provide a platform for the implementation of the recently promulgated Customs Duty Act has been signed into law.
The Customs Control Bill was passed by parliament at the end of March 2014 and sent for assent.
Department of Justice and Constitutional Development
A bill designed to allow actions against the Attorneys Fidelity Fund to be instituted in other courts besides the high court has been tabled in parliament.
The explanatory summary for the Attorneys Amendment Bill was published in Government Gazette 37825 earlier this month.