Government, parliamentary and legislative information on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs.
Proposed legislation designed to allow for the electronic submission of candidate nominations and party lists for local government elections has been passed by the national assembly.
The Local Government: Municipal Electoral Amendment Bill was tabled in September 2015.
National Council of Provinces
The national council of provinces has sent the Disaster Management Amendment Bill back to the national assembly (NA) for concurrence.
The section 76 bill was tabled in Parliament in March 2015. The NA passed the bill in June 2015.
Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs
A bill designed to make provision for the recognition of the Khoi-San has been tabled in parliament.
Drawn up by the cooperative governance and traditional affairs department, the Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill also seeks to repeal and replace the Framework Act and the National House Act.