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Copyright Amendment Bill Under the Spotlight

Copyright Amendment Bill Under the Spotlight


Department of Trade and Industry 18 April 2019 Government has assured stakeholders that none of the provisions in the Copyright Amendment Bill were intended to negatively affect growth in the…

Draft Standards Published for Comment


Department of Trade and Industry 15 April 2019 Draft standards have been published for comment. The trade and industry department published the draft standards in Government Gazette 42391 for comment.…

DTI Shines Light on Intellectual Property


Department of Trade and Industry 12 April 2019 Government is striving to strike an appropriate balance between granting monopoly rights to support innovation, disseminating the knowledge and addressing socio-economic challenges…

DTI Shines Spotlight on SEZs


Department of Trade and Industry 4 April 2019 Special economic zones have, thus far, attracted investment of over R16.8 billion. The trade and industry minister, Rob Davies, revealed this during…

Guidelines on EPA Safeguard Application Drawn Up


Department of Trade and Industry 1 April 2019 Guidelines and conditions pertaining to a bilateral safeguard application in terms of the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between the European Union and…

National Credit Amendment Bill Sent for Assent


ParliamentParliament has passed the National Credit Amendment Bill and sent it to president Ramaphosa for assent.The committee bill was tabled in parliament on 6 September 2018.The national assembly passed the…

Liquor Industry Signs Good Business Practice Guidelines


Department of Trade and IndustryGuidelines for Good Business Practice for the liquor industry have been signed.The guidelines apply to South African liquor companies operating on the African continent.In a statement,…

Nominations Called for National Lotteries Commission Chairperson


Department of Trade and IndustryThe National Lotteries Commission seeks a chairperson.The trade and industry department published the call for nominations in Government Gazette 42258.The Commission flows from the Lotteries Act…