Department of Economic Development
The inquiry into the Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) market will now be completed on 20 December 2016.
The Competition Commission initiated the inquiry in September 2014. It was originally meant to wrap up work by the end of March 2016.
Department of Trade and Industry
Plans are afoot to prohibit the use of the Trade Invest Africa logo.
The trade and industry department has called for comment on the proposal to prohibit the use of the logo.
Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
The National Agricultural Marketing Council has drawn up its Language Policy.
Published in Government Gazette 40298, the policy is crafted in terms of the Use of Official Languages Act.
An amendment has been introduced to the regulations on the requirements for tax free investment.
The regulations, drawn up in terms of section 12T(8) of the Income Tax Act, were published in February 2015.
The Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act (PPPFA) is to be repealed.
President Zuma announced this during an address at the Black Business Council Awards Gala Dinner in Johannesburg.
Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs
The Draft Local Government: Municipal Staff Regulations and Guidelines have been published for public comment.
The cooperative governance and traditional affairs department published the draft regulations in Government Gazette 40293.
Department of Health
The health department has invited comment on a declaration of hazardous substances.
The declaration is made in terms of the Hazardous Substances Act.