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Parliament Urges Participation in GBV Bills Consultation

Parliament Urges Participation in GBV Bills Consultation


Parliament Parliament’s Presiding Officers have called on all South Africans to participate in the public consultation process to strengthen the current draft legislation dealing with gender-based violence. The portfolio committee…

Parliament Resumes its Work With Immediate Effect


Parliament The business of parliament has resumed with immediate effect. In a statement, parliament also announced that the scheduled leave period for members of parliament from 28 April to 4…

Parliament to be Suspended Over Coronavirus


Parliament Parliament is to be suspended after the sitting of the national council of provinces on 19 March 2020 until further notice. In a statement, parliament announced that the decision…

Constitution Eighteenth Amendment Bill Gazetted


Parliament 13 December 2019 The Draft Constitution Eighteenth Amendment Bill has been published in Government Gazette 42902 for comment. The Ad Hoc Committee to Initiate and Introduce Legislation Amending Section…

Parliament Seeks Comment on Defence Amendment Bill


Parliament 13 December 2019 Parliament seeks comment on the Defence Amendment Bill. The national council of provinces (NCOP) passed the bill and returned it to the national assembly (NA) for…

Constitution Eighteenth Amendment Bill Sent to NHTL


Parliament 11 December 2019 The Draft Constitution Eighteenth Amendment Bill has been referred to the National House of Traditional Leaders (NHTL) for comment. The Ad Hoc Committee to Initiate and…

Parliament Passes Hydrographic Bill


Parliament 10 December 2019 Parliament has passed the Hydrographic Bill and sent it to president Ramaphosa for assent. The bill was tabled in parliament at the beginning of June 2018.…

Parliament Passes 2019 Tax Bills


Parliament 9 December 2019 Parliament has passed the Rates and Monetary Amounts and Amendment of Revenue Laws Bill [B17-2019], Taxation Laws Amendment Bill (TLAB) [B18B-2019] and the Tax Administration Laws…

Constitution Eighteenth Amendment Bill Released for Comment


Parliament 6 December 2019 The Ad Hoc Committee to Initiate and Introduce Legislation Amending Section 25 of the Constitution has called for comment on the Draft Constitution Eighteenth Amendment Bill.…