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That week in Parliament

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17 October 2021

From the Government Gazette and Media Statements (18 October 2021)

  COVID-19   The State of Disaster has been extended to 15 November.   On 11 October, the disaster management regulations for adjusted lockdown level one were amended to allow limited numbers of spectators at certain sports matches.   On 15 October,...
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15 October 2021

Parliament’s role in Local Governance

In less than three weeks’ time, South Africans will go out in numbers to cast their votes to elect public representatives to sit in the 278 municipal councils across the country, comprising eight metropolitan, 44 district and 226 local municipalities....
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11 October 2021

From the Government Gazette and Media Statements (11 October 2021)

ENVIRONMENTAL   The Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment has called for public comment on draft guidelines for designing and producing various forms of packaging for eventual recycling.   CONSERVATION   The Department of Forestry,...
08 October 2021

Local Government Legislation

On 1 November, South Africans will go out in numbers to cast their votes to elect public representatives to sit in the 278 municipal councils across the country, comprising eight metropolitan, 44 district and 226 local municipalities. The Constitution...
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04 October 2021

From the Government Gazette and Media Statements (4 October 2021)

COVID-19 Relaxed Covid-19 State of Disaster management measures announced on 30 September by President Cyril Ramaphosa have been confirmed in regulations for adjusted lockdown level one, which now applies nationwide. As the President stated: each day,...
27 September 2021

From the Government Gazette and Media Statements (27 September 2021)

FISHERIES   The Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment has called for public comment on several more policy proposals affecting: commercial fishing rights transfer, and the allocation and management of commercial fishing rights in nine...
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21 September 2021

Third Term Review of Parliament (17 August to 10 September 2021)

September 10 marked the final day of the four-weeklong third term. Parliament cut the term short following the Constitutional Court decision not to postpone local government elections. The apex court reaffirmed that the polls should be held between 27...
20 September 2021

From the Government Gazette and Media Statements (20 September 2021)

  ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa has announced its intention to conduct an inquiry into signal distribution services.   INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT The deadline for public comment on the Department of...
13 September 2021

From the Government Gazette and Media Statements (13 September 2021)

COVID-19 The disaster management regulations for adjusted lockdown level two have confirmed eased restrictions announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa. Among other things, they: reduce curfew hours to between 23:00 and 04:00 the following morning raise...
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08 September 2021

Assessing Effectiveness of Questions for Executive Reply

See our latest research paper on: Assessing Effectiveness of Questions for Executive Reply Questions for Written Reply is an oversight tool that allows MPs to submit written questions to Members of the Executive, seeking information that is usually...