Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
All exemptions granted in terms of the Traditional Linefish appeals will lapse on 20 June 2016.
The agriculture, forestry and fisheries department announced this in a statement on the FRAP 2013 process.
Parliament has passed the Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment Bill and sent it to president Zuma for assent.
The bill was tabled at the end of October 2015.
Parliament has given the green light to the Performing Animals Protection Amendment Bill and sent it to president Zuma for assent.
The bill was passed by the National Assembly (NA) in March 2016 and sent to the National Council of Provinces for concurrence.
Parliament has passed the Expropriation Bill.
The bill had been amended by the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) and returned to the National Assembly (NA) for concurrence earlier this month.
Department of Trade and Industry
The trade and industry department has briefed parliament on the recently launched Industrial Policy Action Plan (IPAP) 2016/17 – 2018/19.
The 8th iteration of IPAP was launched earlier this month.
Department of Energy
The National Energy Regulator is to hold a public hearing on municipal tariff applications from municipalities applying for average increases above the guideline of 7.64%.
According to Notice 298 published in Government Gazette 40009, the hearing will take place on 3 June 2016 in Pretoria.
Department of Home Affairs
The Border Management Authority Bill has been tabled in parliament.
The bill’s explanatory summary was published in October 2015.