Arts and Culture

Government, parliamentary and legislative information on Arts and Culture.

Science and Technology Drafts Indigenous Knowledge Bill

Department of Science and Technology

The Draft Protection, Promotion, Development and Management of Indigenous Knowledge Systems Bill has been published in Government Gazette 38574 for comment.

The science and technology department invites input on the draft bill until 19 May 2015.

Mandarin Included in School Curriculum

Department of Basic Education

Mandarin has been listed as a second additional language in terms of regulations pertaining to the National Curriculum Statement Grades R-12.

The regulations, published in notice 235 in Government Gazette 38589 by the basic education department, are amended in terms of the South African Schools Act.

FSB Amends JSE Listing Requirements

Financial Services Board

Proposed amendments to the JSE Listing Requirements have been approved.

The amendments were announced by the Registrar of Securities Services in terms of the Financial Markets Act of 2012.