23 August 2021

From the Government Gazette and Media Statements (23 August 2021)




  • The International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa has issued guidelines:
    • explaining a full import duty rebate application process for local manufacturers who have imported goods they were unable to produce because of the unrest, and
    •  providing details on the documents and information required.




  • The Competition Commission has called for public comment on further issues emerging from its inquiry into the business-to-consumer online platform market.




  • The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy has gazetted an additional amendment to Schedule 2 of the 2006 Electricity Regulation Act:
    • revising a first set of amendments gazetted on 12 August that:
      • gave practical effect to President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcements in June
      • increased the licensing threshold for embedded generation projects to 100 MW, and
      • exempted several activities from licensing and registration requirements under the Act.




  • the Prudential Authority has called for stakeholder input on draft guidance notes for insurers on liquidity risk management.


  • The Accounting Standards Board has called for stakeholder input on proposed improvements to prevailing international public sector accounting standards for general purpose financial statements.


Prepared by Pam Saxby

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