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Redrafting of Agriculture Land Bill Continues

Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

The Draft Preservation and Development of Agriculture Land Bill is being redrafted.

The agriculture, forestry and fisheries department confirmed this during a briefing on its updated response to the budgetary review and recommendations report in parliament.

Parliament Briefed on Airports Company Amendment Bill

Department of Transport

Parliament was recently briefed on the Airports Company Amendment Bill.

The bill was tabled in March 2018.

Property Practitioners Bill Tabled

Department of Human Settlements

The Property Practitioners Bill has been tabled in parliament.

Comment was sought on the draft bill in April 2017.

National Qualifications Amendment Bill Tabled

Department of Higher Education and Training

A bill designed to provide for the verification of all qualifications or part-qualifications by the South African Qualifications Authority has been tabled in parliament.

The National Qualifications Framework Amendment Bill was drawn up by the department of higher education and training.

Treasury Provides Responses to Carbon Tax Bill Submissions

National Treasury

A review of the impact of the proposed carbon tax will be conducted after at least three years of implementation.

National treasury confirmed this during a briefing in parliament on draft responses to submissions on the Draft Carbon Tax Bill.

Draft National Rail Policy on Track

Department of Transport

The Draft White Paper on the National Rail Policy has been approved by the Economic Sectors, Employment and Infrastructure Development Cluster for submission to cabinet.

The transport department announced this during a briefing on its quarter 4 performance report for 2017/18.

National Small Business Bill in the Pipeline

Department of Small Business Development

A Draft National Small Business Bill is under construction.

The small business development department announced this during a briefing on its quarter 4 performance for 2017/18.

In Parliament

Minister in the Spotlight

Mr Nathi Mthethwa

Mr Nathi Mthethwa
Current Portfolio: 
  • Minister of Arts and Culture (2014-)

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