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Defence Amendment 2017


Year of publication 2017 Explanatory Summary Published in GG 40815 of 28 April 2017

Parliament Seeks Comment on Defence Amendment Bill


Parliament 13 December 2019 Parliament seeks comment on the Defence Amendment Bill. The national council of provinces (NCOP) passed the bill and returned it to the national assembly (NA) for…

Critical Infrastructure Protection Act Signed


The Presidency 29 November 2019 President Ramaphosa has assented to the Critical Infrastructure Protection Act. Parliament passed the bill and sent it to the president for assent in March 2019.…

Parliament Passes IPID Amendment Bill


Parliament 27 November 2019 The Independent Police Investigative Directorate Amendment Bill has been passed by parliament and sent to president Ramaphosa for assent. The proposed legislation was tabled in parliament…

Military Discipline


Explanatory summary Published in GG 42346 of 28 March 2019

Military Discipline Bill Tabled


Parliament 14 November 2019 The Military Discipline Bill has been tabled in parliament. Cabinet approved the bill in August 2018 for tabling in parliament. In the cabinet statement, the bill…

NCOP Briefed on Hydrographic Bill


Department of Defence 7 November 2019 The defence department recently briefed the select committee on security and justice on the Hydrographic Bill. The bill was passed by the national assembly…

Defence Sector Codes Re-Published


Department of Defence and Military Veterans 16 April 2019 The Defence Sector Codes have been re-published. The defence and military veterans department published the Codes of Good Practice on Broad-Based…