Provincial, Local and Traditional Government

Government, parliamentary and legislative information on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs.

Recognition for Complementary Medicines in Regulations

Department of Health

The department of health is including complementary medicine in the regulations to the Medicines and Related Substances Act.

According to a notice in the Government Gazette (37995 / 716 of 15 September 2014), among other things, the medicine is defined as “any substance or mixture of substances that:

Role of Traditional Leaders to be Ironed Out

Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs

The framework of regulations to harmonise the relationship between municipalities and traditional leaders will be proclaimed in the next few months.

Cooperative governance and traditional affairs minister Pravin Gordhan gave the assurance in reply to an answer in this regard in the national assembly.

Post-School System Under the Microscope

Department of Higher Education and Training

Higher education and training minister Blade Nzimande has called for comment on a proposed policy for differentiation in the post-school system.

According to a notice in the Government Gazette (37997 / 717 of 15 September 2014) interested institutions, persons and organisations are invited to comment within 31 days of the publication of the Gazette.