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Draft bill full text Published in GG 34675 of 12 October 2011 Year of publication 2011 Explanatory Summary Published in GG 34675 of 12 October 2011

Languages Practitioners’ Act Signed


The PresidencyThe South African Language Practitioners' Council Act (2014) which is aimed at meeting constitutional obligations concerning multilingualism was signed by President Jabob Zuma last Friday.The act will also facilitate…

Language Practitioners’ Council Bill Sent for Assent


Department of Arts and CultureThe South African Language Practitioners' Council Bill (2013) was passed by the National Assembly yesterday and will be sent to President Jacob Zuma for assent.In November…

Languages Practitioners Council Bill Returned to Assembly


Department of Arts and CultureThe South African Language Practitioners' Council Bill (2013) has been returned to the National Assembly (NA) by the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) for consideration of…

South African Language Practitioners’ Council


Draft bill full text Published in GG 36557 of 14 June 2013 Year of publication 2013 Publication for comment (draft bill) Published in GG 36557 of 14 June 2013

Members Sought for Pan South African Language Board


Department of Arts and CultureThe arts and culture department has called for nominations of suitable candidates to serve on the Pan South African Language Board.Published in Government Gazette 40166, the…

Health Department Draws up Language Policy


Department of HealthThe department of health's Language Policy is open for public comment.Notice 442 was published in Government Gazette 38827.The department, in line with the Use of Official Languages Act,…