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COVID-19 Temporary Employer-Employee Relief Scheme Developed


Department of Employment and Labour The COVID-19 Temporary Employer-Employee Relief Scheme (COVID-19 TERS) has been developed to contribute to the containment of the pandemic. The employment and labour department confirmed…

Comment Sought on Social Service Practitioner’s Bill


Department of Social Development A draft bill designed to set up the South African Council for Social Service Practitioners has been published for comment. The social development department published the…

Municipalities Exempted from MFMA During State of Disaster


National Treasury Municipalities and municipal entities have been exempted from the provisions of the Local Government: Municipal Finance Management Act (MFMA) 56 of 2003 and regulations. National treasury published the…

Draft Criteria for Conferment of Senior Counsel Drawn Up


Legal Practice Council Draft criteria and procedures for the recommendations of conferment of Senior Counsel and Senior Attorney status in terms of the legal practitioners’ Code of Conduct have been…

Ramaphosa Announces New Phase to Combat COVID-19


The Presidency South Africa is now entering a new phase in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. In a statement, the presidency announced that a screening, testing, tracing and medical…

Market Inquiry into Public Transport Sector Extended


Department of Economic Development The Market Inquiry into the land-based public transport sector will now be completed by 30 June 2020. The economic development department published the amended terms of…

Fees for Fertilizers and Farm Feeds Adjusted


Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Fees for the registration of fertilizers, farm feeds, agricultural remedies, stock remedies, sterilizing plants and pest control operators have been amended. The…

Comment on Draft Public Procurement Bill Extended


National Treasury Comment on a draft bill that aims to regulate public procurement has been extended. National treasury published the Draft Public Procurement Bill’s call for comment in Government Gazette…