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Completion Date for LPG Market Inquiry Extended

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.

Trade Invest Africa Logo Under the Spotlight

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.

Language Policy for National Agricultural Marketing Council in Place

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.

Prohibition on Transfers of Tax Free Savings Accounts Extended

National Treasury

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.

Public Procurement Act on the Cards

The Presidency

The Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act (PPPFA) is to be repealed.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.

Draft Municipal Staff Regulations Published for Comment

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.

Declaration of Hazardous Substances in the Offing

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.

Focus on ...

Judgments concerning President Jacob Zuma

Text of the Nkandla judgment - Constitutional Court (2016-03-31)

Text of the NPA judgment - Gauteng High Court (2016-04-29)

26 September - 10 October 2016

Parliament is on its September recess.

Members are engaged in constituency work. Meetings will resume on 11 October 2016.

Parliamentary Programme

Minister in the Spotlight

Ms Tina Monica Joemat-Pettersson

Ms Tina Joemat-Pettersson
Current Portfolio: 

Minister of Energy (2014-)

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