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DST Draws Up PAIA Manual

Department of Science and Technology

The department of science and technology has published its Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA) Manual.

The department has published the manual as the department is a public body, particularly in respect to its internal records systems, in Notice 39 in Government Gazette 40577.

Parliament Calls for Comment on IKS Bill

Department of Science and Technology

The portfolio committee on science and technology has called for comment on the Protection, Promotion, Development and Management of Indigenous Knowledge Systems Bill.

The bill was published for comment in March 2015 and tabled in parliament in April 2016.

Hearings on Karoo Central Astronomy Advantage Area Underway

Department of Science and Technology

The first public hearing on the Karoo Central Astronomy Advantage Area (KAAA) has taken place in Pretoria.

This followed the publication of a notice of public hearings on the draft KAAA Regulations in Notice 920 in Government Gazette 40215 in August 2016.

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