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Parliament Gives Green Light to Development Bank Bill

Parliament Gives Green Light to Development Bank Bill


ParliamentThe Development Bank of Southern Africa Amendment Bill is on its way to president Zuma for signing after parliament passed it this week.The bill was originally tabled in parliament in…

Parliament Passes Legal Aid Bill


ParliamentThe Legal Aid South Africa Bill is on its way to president Zuma for signing.The National Assembly has passed the bill following National Council of Province approval earlier this month.At…

Comment Sought on Remote Gambling Bill


ParliamentComment has been called on proposed legislation designed to put a regulatory framework for remote gambling in place.The Draft Remote Gambling Bill, a private member's bill drawn up by the…

Tax Bills Sent to NCOP


ParliamentThe Taxation Laws Amendment Bill (TLAB) has been passed by the National Assembly (NA) and sent to the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) for concurrence.The bill was tabled in Parliament…

Development Bank Bill Sent to NCOP


ParliamentThe National Assembly has passed the Development Bank of Southern Africa Amendment Bill and sent it to the National Council of Provinces for concurrence.The bill was originally tabled in parliament…

Violence During Strikes Under Scrutiny


ParliamentAn opposition member of parliament is to reintroduce legislation to make trade unions responsible for violence during a strike.According to a notice in the Government Gazette (38180 / 973 of…

Attorneys Amendment Bill Sent to NCOP


ParliamentA bill designed to allow actions against the Attorneys Fidelity Fund to be instituted in other courts besides the high court has been passed by the National Assembly (NA) and…

Rental Housing Bill Sent to President Zuma


ParliamentParliament has passed the Rental Housing Amendment Bill and sent it to president Zuma for signing.The bill was revived in August by the fifth democratic parliament after having being tabled…

Dagga Bill Retabled


ParliamentThe proposed legislation aimed at legalising marijuana for medical purposes has been re-tabled in parliament following the death of Dr Mario Oriano-Ambrosini who introduced it initially.The Medical Innovation Bill (PMB1…

Coastal Management Bill Heading to President


ParliamentThe latest changes to the coastal management legislation, first published for comment in 2011 and tabled in Parliament in 2013, are on their way to the president for his assent.The…