Sport and Recreation

Government, parliamentary and legislative information on Sport and Recreation.

Business Rescue Provisions to be Tweaked

Department of Trade and Industry

Amendments to the Companies Act to provide more certainty on its business rescue provisions are on the cards.

The trade and industry minister, Rob Davies, announced this during his budget vote speech in parliament.

Protected Areas to Get Top-Quality Management

Department of Environmental Affairs

The department of environmental affairs is inviting comment on its proposed norms and standards for the management of protected areas.

Environmental affairs minister Edna Molewa published the proposals in the Government Gazette of 7 July 2014 (37802 / 528).  The comments must reach the department before 5 August (within 30 days of publication).

New Regulations for Coastal Areas

Department of Environmental Affairs

New regulations that control the use of vehicles in coastal areas as well as those on public boat launch sites in these zones have been published in the Government Gazette.

The regulations are issued in terms of the National Environmental Management: Integrated Coastal Management Act (24/2008) and come into effect immediately.  They were published in Government Gazette 37761 (notices 496 and 497) on 27 June 2014.

Mr Fikile April Mbalula

Current Portfolio: 

Minister of Sport and Recreation (2010-)