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Civil Union Amendment Bill Sent to NCOP


National AssemblyThe national assembly has passed the Civil Union Amendment Bill and sent it to the national council of provinces for concurrence.The private member's bill, drawn up by D Carter…

Border Management Authority


Draft bill full text Published in GG 39058 of 6 August 2015 Year of publication 2015 Publication for comment (draft bill) Published in GG 39058 of 6 August 2015 Explanatory…

Amendments to Immigration Regulations in Place


Department of Home AffairsAmendments to immigration regulations are now in effect.The home affairs department published the amendments in Government Gazette 42071 in terms of the Immigration Act.A definition on birth…

Comment Sought on Electoral Laws Amendment Bill


Department of Home AffairsThe national council of provinces (NCOP) seeks comment on the Electoral Laws Amendment Bill.The bill, designed to enhance the existing legislative mechanisms that ensure free and fair…

Electoral Amendment 2018


Year of publication 2018 Publication for comment (draft bill) Published in GG 41677 of 1 June 2018

Electoral Laws Amendment Bill Tabled


Department of Home AffairsA bill designed to enhance the existing legislative mechanisms that ensure free and fair elections has been tabled in parliament.The Electoral Laws Amendment Bill aims to introduce…

Parliament Seeks Comment on Civil Union Amendment Bill


ParliamentParliament has called for comment on the Civil Union Amendment Bill.The bill was tabled in parliament in May 2018.The draft bill was first published for comment in Government Gazette 41475…

DHA Now Responsible for Certain Customary Marriages Act Provisions


The PresidencyThe administration of certain provisions of the Recognition of Customary Marriages Act has been transferred from the justice and correctional services minister to the home affairs minister.The transfer of…

Gigaba Spells Out Visa-Related Reforms


Department of Home AffairsThe rules on travelling minors who are foreign nationals are being simplified.The homes affairs minister, Malusi Gigaba, announced this during a media briefing on visa-related reforms in…

Democratic Alliance Tables Electoral Amendment Bill


ParliamentA bill providing for all South Africans to be allowed to register to vote on production of a valid ID has been tabled in parliament.The Electoral Amendment Bill, a private…