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Financial Reporting Rules Under Companies Act in Place

Department of Trade and Industry

Financial reporting pronouncements under the Companies Act are now in effect.

The trade and industry department published the pronouncements in Government Gazette 41503.

Hate Crimes Bill on Track

Department of Justice and Constitutional Development

The Draft Prevention and Combating of Hate Crimes and Hate Speech Bill is on track.

In a statement, the justice and constitutional development department added that the draft bill has been revised following extensive submissions received on the proposed legislation.

Biodiversity Management Plan for Cape Mountain Zebra Drawn Up

Department of Environmental Affairs

The Biodiversity Management Plan for the Cape Mountain Zebra is in place.

The environmental affairs department published the plan in Government Gazette 41498.

Treasury Provides Feedback on Debt Relief Bill

National Treasury

National treasury has declared its support for revised proposals in the Draft National Credit Amendment Bill relating to an ongoing no income-no assets sequestration process.

Treasury added that the proposals replace the need for ad hoc ministerial powers (section 88F) and compulsory insurance.

NERSA Briefs Parliament on Eskom 2018/19 Revenue Application

National Energy Regulator

Eskom has continuously failed to collect the allowed revenues while its spending has also continued to exceed that determined by the National Energy Regulator (NERSA).

NERSA declared this during a briefing to parliament on Eskom’s revenue application for 2018/19.

Social Housing Regulatory Authority Seeks Council Members

Department of Human Settlements

The Council of the Social Housing Regulatory Authority (SHRA) seeks non-executive members.

The human settlements department published the invitation for nominations in Government Gazette 41488.

DTI Briefs Parliament on Copyright Amendment Bill

Department of Trade and Industry

The trade and industry department holds the view that one collecting society must administer and manage a set of rights.

The department emphasized this during a briefing to the portfolio committee on trade and industry’s sub-committee on the Copyright Amendment Bill.

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Minister in the Spotlight

Mr Nathi Mthethwa

Mr Nathi Mthethwa
Current Portfolio: 
  • Minister of Arts and Culture (2014-)

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