Government, parliamentary and legislative information on Agriculture, Forests and Fisheries.
The Performing Animals Protection Amendment Bill has been sent to the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) for further processing.
President Zuma sent the bill back to parliament for reconsideration at the beginning of August 2016.
South African Veterinary Council
The appointment and designation of persons to serve as members of the South African Veterinary Council has been announced.
The Council falls under the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.
Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
The allocation of fishing rights 2015/16 for the Netfish Fishery has been concluded.
In a statement, the agriculture, forestry and fisheries department reveals that 1632 netfish application forms were distributed and 226 completed forms were received.