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