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Comment Sought on Draft Merchant Shipping Bill


Department of Transport A draft bill designed to provide for the registration and licensing of ships in South Africa has been published for comment. The transport department published the Draft…

NA Passes Airports Company Amendment Bill


Parliament The national assembly has passed the Airports Company Amendment Bill and sent it to the national council of provinces for concurrence. The bill was tabled in parliament in March…

Transport Appeal Tribunal Bill Heading for Parliament


Department of Transport The Draft Transport Appeal Tribunal Amendment Bill is heading for parliament. The transport department published the draft bill’s explanatory summary in Government Gazette 43057. The proposed legislation…

Transport Appeal Tribunal Amendment 2017


Draft bill full text Published in GG 41082 of 1 September 2017 Published in GG 41202 of 27 October 2017 Year of publication 2017 Publication for comment (draft bill) Published…

Economic Regulation of Transport


Draft bill full text Published in GG 41437 of 12 February 2018 Published in GG 41992 of 24 October 2018 Year of publication 2018 Publication for comment (draft bill) Published…

Draft Railway Safety and Security Regulations Released


Department of Transport Draft regulations prescribing the minimum safety and security requirements to be complied with by railway operators have been drawn up. The transport department published the Draft Railway…

Road Accident Fund Increases Claims Limit


Road Accident Fund The Road Accident Fund has announced a consumer price index (CPI)-related adjustment to the statutory limit in respect of claims for loss of income and support as…

Economic Regulation of Transport Bill Tabled


Parliament 31 January 2020 The Economic Regulation of Transport Bill has been tabled in parliament. The transport department published the bill’s explanatory summary in Government Gazette 42887 in December 2019.…

Mbalula Outlines Transport Strategic Priorities


Department of Transport 23 January 2020 The transport department seeks an efficient, safe, reliable, affordable and integrated public transport system. The transport minister, Fikile Mbalula, emphasised this during an address…