Agriculture, Forests and Fisheries

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DAFF Clarifies Traditional Linefish Appeals Process

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.

Performing Animals Protection Bill Sent for Assent

Parliament

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.

Revised Levies for Wheat Industry on the Cards

National Agricultural Marketing Council

The National Agricultural Marketing Council has received a request from the Wheat Forum for the introduction and promulgation of revised statutory levies in the winter cereal industry.

The current statutory measure regarding levies on winter cereals will expire on 30 September 2016.

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