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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.

Amendments to Defence Act on the Horizon

Department of Defence

Amendments to the Defence Act are on the cards that would allow the defence department to make structural changes when the need arose.

The secretary of defence, Dr Gulube, revealed this during a briefing to the defence committee on proposed legislative changes following the conclusion of the Defence Review.

Expropriation Bill Heading for Parliament


Cabinet has given the green light to the Expropriation Bill for tabling in parliament.

According to a statement released after its latest meeting, cabinet declared that it was necessary to align existing legislation on expropriation of property with constitutional values and principles.