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Overhaul of public transport systems gets broad support


Portfolio Committee on TransportGeneral support for the much re-written National Land Transport Bill 51 of 2008, originally tabled in May of this year, was received from a number of important…

State passenger transport plan for the future now tabled


Portfolio Committee on TransportA plan for public commuter transport systems in South Africa, including a process to reform the country's taxi industry, has finally been tabled in Parliament. The "temporary"…

Transport bill designed to boost road safety and reduce corruption


Portfolio Committee on TransportProposed road traffic legislation will seek to impose clearer definitions on excessive speeding to guide the suspension or disqualification of licences. The department of transport provided a…

Traffic officers and traffic reservists to wear identification


Portfolio Committee on TransportNew regimes to assist in the fight against fraud in the department of transport, including the wearing of identification tags by traffic officers and reservists, are proposed…

Transport bill sets up Transnet’s passenger rail company


Portfolio Committee on TransportShosholoza Meyl will become the official name of the public government-owned utility to run Transnet's long-distance passenger service. This is in terms of the Legal Succession to…

Civil Aviation Bill to boost aviation safety and security


Portfolio Committee on TransportProposed legislation governing civil aviation would facilitate the appointment of a national aviation security co-ordinator to formulate and enforce effective aviation security policies. The department of transport…

New Civil Aviation Bill takes a fresh look at aviation industry


Portfolio Committee on TransportIn what represents a complete overhaul of legislation surrounding civil aviation activities in South Africa, the repeal of the Aviation Act, Civil Aviation Offences Act and SA…