Government, parliamentary and legislative information on the Presidency).
Political office bearers who exit the Political Office-Bearers Pension Fund before the 2019 election or at any stage after 1 March 2016 leading up to the date of the 2019 elections will be entitled to a gratuity.
This was confirmed in a proclamation published in Government Gazette 40182 in terms of the Remuneration of Public Office Bearers Act.
Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation
Government has started to implement the Spatial Planning and Land Use Act.
The minister in the presidency for planning, monitoring and evaluation, Jeff Radebe, announced this during a speech at the Planning Africa Conference held in Johannesburg.
The Criminal Matters Amendment Act will come into force on 1 June 2016.
The proclamation notice was published in Government Gazette 40010.