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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,…

Mandarin Included in School Curriculum


Department of Basic EducationMandarin has been listed as a second additional language in terms of regulations pertaining to the National Curriculum Statement Grades R-12. The regulations, published in notice 235…

FSB Amends JSE Listing Requirements


Financial Services BoardProposed amendments to the JSE Listing Requirements have been approved.The amendments were announced by the Registrar of Securities Services in terms of the Financial Markets Act of 2012.According…

Heritage Status for West Coast Fossil Park


Department of Arts and CultureThe fossil rich West Coast Fossil Park has been declared a national heritage site.According to a notice in the Government Gazette (38232 / 943) of 28…

CSIR Publishes Proposed Language Policy


Council for Scientific and Industrial ResearchThe Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) proposes it adopts English, isiZulu and Sepedi as its official languages.The draft language policy has been published…