Traditional Affairs Draft Bill

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Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs

The Department of Traditional Affairs invites any interested person or body to provide written comments on the Traditional Affairs Bill as contained in the Schedule.

The main objects of the Bill are-
▪ to consolidate exiting national legislation dealing with traditional leadership and as a result thereof, to repeal the National House of Traditional Leaders Act, 2009, and the Traditional Leadership and Governance Framework Act, 2003;
▪ to address the limitation of the two laws that are to be repealed;
▪ to effect consequential amendments to the Local Government: Municipal Structures Act, 1998, and the Remuneration of Public Office Bearers Act, 1998; and
▪ to make provision for the recognition of Khoi-San communities and leaders, as well as the establishment of Khoi-San structures.

Comments can be emailed to Dr Rinaldi Bester at RinaldiB@cogta.gov.za and TrishaR@cogta.gov.za by no later than Friday, 22 November 2013.