Agriculture, Forests and Fisheries

Government, parliamentary and legislative information on Agriculture, Forests and Fisheries.

Plant Health Bill Heading for Parliament

Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

The explanatory summary of the Plant Health (Phytosanitary) Bill has been published.

The department of agriculture, forestry and fisheries has made known its intention to introduce the bill in the National Assembly shortly.

Inspection Fees for Fresh Vegetables to be Amended

Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

Comments have been invited on revised proposed inspection fees for fresh fruits and vegetables.

The proposed fees were drawn up by the agriculture, forestry and fisheries department and Product Control for Agriculture (Prokon).

Parliament Passes Performing Animals Protection Bill


Parliament has passed the Performing Animals Protection Amendment Bill and sent it to president Zuma for assent.

President Zuma sent the bill back to parliament for reconsideration at the beginning of August 2016.

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