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Guidelines on EPA Safeguard Application Drawn Up


Department of Trade and Industry 1 April 2019 Guidelines and conditions pertaining to a bilateral safeguard application in terms of the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between the European Union and…

Copyright Amendment Bill Passed.


Parliament 29 March 2019 The Copyright Amendment Bill has been passed by parliament and sent to president Ramaphosa for assent. The bill was tabled in parliament in May 2017. It…

Designation of Petroleum Industry Extended


Department of Economic Development 28 March 2019 The designation of the petroleum industry in terms of section 10 (3)(b)(iv) of the Competition Act has been extended. The economic development department…

Co-operatives Amendment Act in effect on 1 April 2019


The Presidency 20 March 2019 The Co-operatives Amendment Act comes into effect on 1 April 2019. The proclamation was published in Government Gazette 42320. The act was assented to in…

National Credit Amendment Bill Sent for Assent


ParliamentParliament has passed the National Credit Amendment Bill and sent it to president Ramaphosa for assent.The committee bill was tabled in parliament on 6 September 2018.The national assembly passed the…

Copyright Amendment 2017


Draft bill full text Published in GG 39028 of 27 July 2015 Year of publication 2015 Publication for comment (draft bill) Published in GG 39028 of 27 July 2015 Explanatory…

Competition Amendment 2018


Draft bill full text Published in GG 41294 of 1 December 2017 Year of publication 2017 Publication for comment (draft bill) Published in GG 41294 of 1 December 2017 Explanatory…

Liquor Industry Signs Good Business Practice Guidelines


Department of Trade and IndustryGuidelines for Good Business Practice for the liquor industry have been signed.The guidelines apply to South African liquor companies operating on the African continent.In a statement,…