National Sport and Recreation Amendment draft Bill, 2020

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Submissions must be received by no later than 28 February 2020

Sports, Arts and Culture

The Department of Sport and Recreation invites you to submit written representations on the draft Amendment Bill to Sport and Recreation South Africa (‘’SRSA’’) as set out hereunder.

Find here: National Sport and Recreation Amendment draft Bill, 2020
                  Memorandum on the Objects of the National Sport and Recreation Amendment Bill, 2020

The draft Amendment Bill seeks to amend the National Sport and Recreation Act, 1998 (Act No. 110 of 1998 as amended) as follows:
▪ delete, amend and insert certain definitions;
▪ provide for the promotion and development of sport and recreation;
▪ establish a Sport Arbitration Tribunal to resolve disputes between sport or recreation bodies;
▪ provide for and regulate combat sport;
▪ provide for and regulate the fitness industry;
▪ provide for the procedure in bidding for and hosting of international sports and recreation events;
▪ provide for the delegation of powers;
▪ provide for offences and penalties; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Comments can be emailed to Adv. Nkosana Mehlomakulu at by no later than Friday, 28 February 2020

No late representations in the above regard shall be accepted.