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Department of Home Affairs
The Refugee Appeal Board Rules (2013) which deal with requirements and procedures for lodging appeals with the board have been published in terms of the Refugees Act (1998).
In terms of the rules an appeal must be lodged by an asylum seeker within 30 days of receipt of a letter of rejection from the refugee status determination officer.
Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Government ministers from the BRICS nations of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa met in Pretoria yesterday for the third meeting of BRICS ministers of agriculture and agrarian development.
The meeting which had the theme “the negative effect of climate change on world food security” emphasised cooperation in the agricultural sector with the aim of finding lasting solutions to the sector’s challenges.
Department of Health
The International Health Regulations Bill (2013) which refers to public health emergency events has been published in the government gazette for public comment.
The bill provides for the incorporation into domestic law of the International Health Regulations (IHR) (2005) which were adopted by the World Health Assembly in May 2005 and which came into effect in 2007.
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