Government, parliamentary and legislative information on Transport.

Urban Development Strategy Under Construction

The Presidency

The president says the Draft Integrated Urban Development Strategy, which he called for at the beginning of the year, has been produced and will in future be used in government planning.

President Zuma, addressing the local government summit, said the strategy, linked to the rural development programme, sought to foster a shared understanding across government and society about how urbanisation should best be managed.

Draft Merchant Shipping Bill in Parliament

Department of Transport

The Draft Merchant Shipping Amendment Bill has been submitted to parliament in terms of joint rule 159.

Cabinet had given the green light to the draft bill in February 2014.

Compulsory Specifications Regulator Sets Levy Periods

Department of Trade and Industry

The levy periods for the National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications have been set.

Levies must be paid for all products or services for which compulsory specifications are in place.