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Electoral Laws Amendment Act in Effect


Electoral Commission The Electoral Laws Amendment Act came into effect on 27 August 2021. The Electoral Commission published the proclamation in Government Gazette 45060. President Ramaphosa assented to the act…

Vaccination Rollout in Home Affairs Department Underway


Department of Home Affairs The vaccination programme in the home affairs department is underway. In a statement, the home affairs minister, Aaron Motsoaledi, welcomed the vaccination rollout and called on…

Border Technical Committee to be Established


The Presidency Sections 24, 25, 26 and 27 of the Border Management Authority Act will come into effect on 15 July 2021. Proclamation 22 was published in Government Gazette 44823.…

Directions to Combat Covid-19 in Home Affairs Amended


Department of Home Affairs Directions to combat Covid-19 in home affairs have been amended. The home affairs department published the amended Directions in Government Gazette 44786 in terms of Disaster…

Electoral Commission Amendment Bill in the Pipeline


Parliament A private member’s bill designed to extend the application of the Electoral Commission Act to include a mechanism for a provincial premier to call a referendum is in the…

Border Management Authority on Track


Department of Home Affairs The Border Management Authority will be operational at 11 Ports of Entry as well as five out of 10 segments of the borderline by the end…

Green Paper on Marriages Republished for Comment


Department of Home Affairs The homes affairs department has republished the Green Paper on Marriages in South Africa for comment. The Green Paper was first published in Government Gazette 44529…

Green Paper on Marriages Published for Comment


Department of Home Affairs Comment is sought on a Green Paper on Marriages in South Africa. The home affairs department published the Green Paper in Government Gazette 44529 for comment.…