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Human Trafficking Bill Tabled in Parliament


Department of JusticeThe Prevention and Combating of Trafficking in Persons Bill has been tabled in Parliament.The proposed legislation seeks to give effect to South Africa's obligations as set out in…

Stalking Bill Tabled in Parliament


Department of Justice and Constitutional DevelopmentThe Protection From Harassment Bill has been tabled in Parliament. Primarily, the bill seeks to put a legislative framework in place that allows for the…

Justice Department’s Building Programme Goes Haywire


Portfolio Committee on Justice and Constitutional Development Only two new major courts in Daveyton and Polokwane were commissioned by March of this year, a number well under the planned building…

Justice Cluster Aims for Community Safety Forums


Ministry of Justice and Constitutional DevelopmentGovernment wants to establish community safety forums to strengthen the fight against crime. The justice and constitutional development minister, Mr Jeff Radebe, provided an update…

Protection From Harassment Bill Gets Cabinet Nod of Approval


Portfolio Committee on Justice and Constitutional DevelopmentThe justice and constitutional development minister's draft Protection from Harassment Bill, which was subject to public comment during mid-2009, has now received cabinet approval.The…

Protection of Personal Information Bill Goes For EU Model


Portfolio Committee on Justice and Constitutional DevelopmentThe South African Law Reform Commission (SALRC), in their recommendations to the department of justice and constitutional affairs on the Protection of Personal Information…