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Parliament Passes Foreign Service Bill


Parliament 20 November 2019 The national assembly has passed the Foreign Service Bill. The bill was rejected by the national council of provinces (NCOP) and returned to the national assembly…

Foreign Service Bill Returned to NA


Parliament 3 April 2019 The Foreign Service Bill has been rejected by the national council of provinces (NCOP) and returned to the national assembly (NA) for reconsideration. The bill was…

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Draft bill full text Published in GG 39211 of 17 September 2015 Year of publication 2015 Publication for comment (draft bill) Published in GG 39211 of 17 September 2015 Explanatory…

Comment Sought on Foreign Service Bill


Select Committee on Trade and International Relations The select committee on trade and international relations seeks comment on the Foreign Service Bill.The bill was passed by the national assembly and…

Foreign Service Bill Sent to NCOP


Department of International Relations and CooperationThe Foreign Service Bill has been passed by the national assembly and sent to the national council of provinces for concurrence.The bill was tabled in…

DIRCO Publishes Language Policy for Comment


Department of International Relations and CooperationThe international relations and cooperation department has published its language policy in Government Gazette 38686 for comment.The proposed policy was drawn up in terms of…

Parliament Calls for Comment on Foreign Service Bill


Portfolio Committee on International Relations and CooperationThe portfolio committee on international relations and cooperation has called for comment on the Foreign Service Bill.The bill was tabled in parliament in November…

Foreign Service Bill Tabled in Parliament


Department of International Relations and CooperationProposed legislation intended to provide for the management, administration and functioning of South Africa's Foreign Service has been tabled in parliament.The Foreign Service Bill also…

Draft Foreign Service Bill Published for Comment


Department of International Relations and CooperationProposed legislation intended to provide for the management, administration and functioning of South Africa's Foreign Service has been published for comment in Government Gazette 39211.Published…

Updated Refugee Appeal Board Rules Commence


Department of Home AffairsThe Refugee Appeal Board Rules (2013) which deal with requirements and procedures for lodging appeals with the board have been published in terms of the Refugees Act…