Home  »  Parliament Passes Civil Union Amendment Bill

Justice and Constitution

Parliament Passes Civil Union Amendment Bill


Parliament The Civil Union Amendment Bill has been passed by parliament and sent to president Ramaphosa for assent. The national assembly (NA) passed the bill and sent it to the…

Protection of Personal Information


Draft bill full text Access to the draft bill on the South African Law Reform Commission website Year of publication 2005 Explanatory Summary Published in GG 32495 of 14 August…

NCOP Seeks Comment on Sexual Offences Amendment Bill


Parliament The select committee on security and justice seeks comment on the Prescription in Civil and Criminal Matters (Sexual Offences) Amendment Bill. The bill was tabled in parliament at the…

Prescribed Rate of Interest Adjusted


Department of Justice and Constitutional Development The prescribed rate of interest has been adjusted. The justice and constitutional development department published the adjusted rate in Government Gazette 43475 in terms…

Directions to Combat COVID-19 in Correctional Centres Published


Department of Correctional Services Directions to address, prevent and combat the spread of COVID-19 in all correctional centres and remand detention facilities have been published. The correctional services department published…

Protection of Personal Information Act Sections in Effect


The Presidency Certain sections of the Protection of Personal Information Act will come into effect on 1 July 2020. The presidency published Proclamation 21 in Government Gazette 43461. The act…

Panel on Public Protector on Track


Parliament The Speaker of parliament has selected three fit and proper persons to serve on the Panel on the removal from office of the Public Protector. In a statement, parliament…

Cybercrimes


Draft bill full text Published on the Department of Justice and Correctional Services website Year of publication 2015 Publication for comment (draft bill) Published on the Department of Justice and…

Recognition of Customary Marriages Bill Under the Spotlight


Department of Justice and Constitutional Development The justice and correctional services minister, Ronald Lamola, has welcomed the recent passing of two amendment bills by the national assembly (NA). This week,…