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SAPS on COVID-19 Alert Level 3 Regulations


South African Police Service All gatherings are prohibited except for a gathering at a faith-based institution. The South African Police Service confirmed this in a statement following a justice, crime…

National Conventional Arms Control Regulations Amended


Department of Defence National Conventional Arms Control Regulations have been amended. The defence department published amendments to the regulations in Government Gazette 43303. The amendments were drawn up in terms…

Military Discipline


Explanatory summary Published in GG 42346 of 28 March 2019

Military Discipline Bill Withdrawn From Parliament


Parliament The Military Discipline Bill has been withdrawn from parliament. The bill was tabled in parliament in November 2019. Cabinet approved the bill in August 2018 for tabling in parliament.…

Parliament Gives Green Light to Defence Amendment Bill


Paliament Parliament has passed the Defence Amendment Bill and sent it to president Ramaphosa for assent. The bill was tabled in parliament in June 2017. Cabinet approved the bill at…

Deadline for Comment on Military Discipline Bill Extended


Portfolio Committee on Defence and Military Veterans The deadline for comment on the Military Discipline Bill has been extended. The bill was tabled in parliament in November 2019. Cabinet approved…

Parliament Seeks Comment on Military Discipline Bill


Parliament 22 January 2020 Parliament seeks comment on the Military Discipline Bill. The bill was tabled in parliament in November 2019. Cabinet approved the bill in August 2018 for tabling…

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.…