Agriculture, Forests and Fisheries

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

Animals Protection Bill Referred to NHTL for Comment

Parliament

A bill designed to prohibit the sale and manufacturing of cosmetics that were tested on an animal in South Africa has been referred to the National House of Traditional Leaders (NHTL) for comment.

The Animals Protection Amendment Bill was drawn up by Cheryllyn Dudley, an African Christian Democratic Party member of parliament.

Preservation and Development of Agricultural Land Bill in the Pipeline

Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

The Draft Preservation and Development of Agricultural Land Bill will be submitted to cabinet for approval in 2019/20.

The agriculture, forestry and fisheries department revealed this during a briefing in parliament on its annual performance plan 2018/19.

Constitutional Review Committee to Undertake Hearings

Parliament

The Constitutional Review Committee is to embark on extensive public consultations in order to fulfil its mandate.

The Committee was tasked with reviewing Section 25 of the Constitution and proposing constitutional amendments to allow for the expropriation of land in the public interest without compensation.

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