Government, parliamentary and legislative information on Justice and Constitutional Development.
Justice, Crime Prevention and Security Cluster
A Cybersecurity Bill is under construction and will be submitted to cabinet for approval soon.
The defence minister, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, revealed this during a Justice, Crime Prevention and Security Cluster post-SoNA media briefing in Cape Town yesterday.
A private members bill designed to increase the scope of offences that render an offender ineligible to work with children has been tabled in parliament.
The Children’s Amendment Bill is the brainchild of Mike Waters, a Democratic Alliance member of parliament.
Department of Justice and Constitutional Development
The justice and correctional services committee is to request more time to finalise the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act Amendment Bill.
In a statement, the committee confirmed that the constitutional court would be approached to extend the deadline.