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That week in Parliament

Showing posts from: July 2022

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25 July 2022

The living and working conditions of farmworkers, farm dwellers and farmers

In November 2020, the National Assembly mandated the Portfolio Committee on Employment and Labour and the Portfolio Committee on Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development to conduct comprehensive oversight work on the living and working...
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25 July 2022

From the Government Gazette and Media Statements (25 July 2022)

SEVERE WEATHER CONDITIONS The national State of Disaster has been extended to 18 August 2022. According to a Department of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs media statement on the extension: it takes account of the need to continue...
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18 July 2022

From the Government Gazette and Media Statements (18 July 2022)

COMPENSATION FOR OCCUPATIONAL INJURIES AND DISEASES The Department of Employment and Labour has gazetted a notice announcing its intention to embark on ‘employer engagements, site visits and audits’ with the aim of ‘establishing effective registration...
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11 July 2022

From the Government Gazette and Media Statements (11 July 2022)

COVID-19 SOCIAL RELIEF OF DISTRESS GRANT Input is sought on proposals for amending the April 2022 regulations to: increase the monthly ‘income threshold for insufficient means’ from R350 to R624, and empower the Minister to adjust the threshold ‘from...
07 July 2022

Unrest in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng - Parliament's response

It has been a year since the country experienced unprecedented levels of unrest and destruction of public and private property in July 2021. These acts of violence started in KwaZulu–Natal and spread to parts of Gauteng. More than 300 people died. The...
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04 July 2022

From the Government Gazette and Media Statements (4 July 2022)

GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE According to Justice and Correctional Services Minister Ronald Lamola, the following Acts and their enabling regulations will be operationalised ‘from 31 July 2022’, the: Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters)...