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Exemption for Small Companies on PAIA Manual Extended


Department of Justice and Constitutional Development The current exemption on smaller private bodies developing Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA)) Manuals has been extended. The justice and constitutional development…

Section 58(2) of POPIA in effect on 1 February 2022


Department of Justice and Constitutional Development Section 58(2) of the Protection of Personal Information Act will now come into effect on 1 February 2022. The justice and constitutional development department…

NCOP Briefed on Gender-Based Violence Bills


Parliament The national council of provinces (NCOP) has been briefed on the gender-based violence bills. The Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act Amendment Bill, Criminal and Related…

Committee on Areas of Jurisdiction of High Court Set Up


Department of Justice and Constitutional Development The committee on the rationalization of areas of jurisdiction and the judicial establishments of the divisions of the High Court has been set up.…

Banking Association Draws Up POPIA Code of Conduct


Department of Justice and Constitutional Development The Information Regulator has received a Code of Conduct from the Banking Association South Africa (BASA). The justice and constitutional development department announced the…

NCOP Seeks Comment on Gender-Based Violence Bills


Parliament The national council of provinces seeks comment on the three gender-based violence bills recently passed by the national assembly and sent for concurrence. The Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and…

Parliament Briefed on Legal Practice Act Regulations


Parliament Parliament has been briefed on draft amendments to Legal Practice Act Regulations. The justice and constitutional development department sought comment on the draft regulations in August 2020. The regulations…