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Electoral Amendment Bill in the Pipeline


Department of Home Affairs A Draft Electoral Amendment Bill is heading for parliament. The home affairs department published the draft bill’s explanatory summary in Government Gazette 45716. According to the…

Electoral Laws Amendment 2020


  Publication for comment (draft bill) Published in GG 42095 of 7 December 2018   Explanatory summary published Published in GG 43697 on 9 September 2020  

Home Affairs Amends Directions on Covid-19


Department of Home Affairs The home affairs department has amended Directions on measures to combat Covid-19. The amended Directions were published in Government Gazette 45239 in terms of Disaster Management…

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…