Government, parliamentary and legislative information on Home Affairs.
Department of Home Affairs
The Lesotho Special Permit (LSP) is now in force.
It is designed to document Lesotho nationals who are working, studying or running businesses in South Africa without appropriate documentation.
Parliament has called for comment on a draft bill designed to put an adequate sanction in place for foreigners who remain in South Africa after their visas have expired.
The Draft Immigration Amendment Bill was drawn up by the portfolio committee on home affairs.
Select Committee on Social Services
The select committee on social services has called for comment on the Local Government: Municipal Electoral Amendment Bill.
The bill was tabled in September 2015 and passed by the national assembly in November.