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Provincial public hearings on Restitution of Land Rights Amendment Bill complete

The public hearings on the Restitution of Land Rights Amendment Bill have been completed in all provinces by the Portfolio Committee on Rural Development and Land Reform...

1 day ago

Gay couples complain of discrimination at Home Affairs

A 32-year-old gay woman from Khayelitsha said she recently tried to marry her partner at the Khayelitsha Home Affairs office but the official refused...

By Tariro Washinyira 2 days ago

Bill gives competition authorities teeth to tackle cartels, monopolies

Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel says the Competition Amendment Bill will equip competition authorities with the tools to probe anti-competitive behaviour by cartels and monopolies in the economy...

17 Jul 2018

Protection of Investment Act may deter foreign investment

The Protection of Investment Act of 2015, which was activated by a notice published in the Government Gazette, on Friday 13 July, has been criticised nationally and internationally...

16 Jul 2018

Mining Charter needs to be rebooted

Controversy and delays around the third Mining Charter continue to deter investment, and the stakeholders need to go back to the drawing board because a one-month extension for token consultation is not going to help...

13 Jul 2018

Could African Union law shape a new legal order for the continent?

In his forthcoming book, African Union Law, Femi Amao argues that Africa is on the cusp of a new continental legal order. It's evolving slowly but there are early signs that it's showing traits similar to the development of European Union law. The Conversation Africa's Julius Maina asked him to explain...

10 Jul 2018

Minister extends Mining Charter deadline

Mineral Resources Minister, Gwede Mantashe, has extended the deadline for public comment on the proposed Mining Charter to the end of August...

9 Jul 2018

Informal traders march over By-law amendments

Hundreds of informal traders marched to the City Hall in Durban on Friday over new regulations they say will deprive them from earning a living...

By Nomfundo Xolo 6 Jul 2018

Why regulations must be in place before marijuana is legalised

Should marijuana use be legalised, there are a number of concerns and questions around regulation and control that need to be addressed to ensure the safety of both users and non-users...

By Rhys Evans 5 Jul 2018

Child seats: Are you breaking the law?

Less than 10% of South African families use child car seats. That's according to the AA. Parents and caretakers of infants should be aware that since May 2015, it is illegal to have a child under the age of three unrestrained in your vehicle...

By Jason Snyman 3 Jul 2018

DMR restricts new licence applications

Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe has published a notice restricting the granting of new applications for technical co-operation permits, exploration and production right...

2 Jul 2018

New Insurance Act takes effect in July

The National Treasury says the new the Insurance Act will come in effect on 1 July 2018...

27 Jun 2018

Expanded legal content now available to navigate Africa's business terrain

Africa's heightened economic momentum is widely recognised, with the continent now well entrenched as one of the favoured global destinations for investment opportunities and doing business...

By Thabo Molefe, Issued by LexisNexis 25 Jun 2018

Trends transforming governance

Bosman Stramrood, General Manager: Lexis GRC at LexisNexis, says there are several trends that are transforming governance, risk and compliance (GRC) in the market today...

By Bosman Stramrood, Issued by LexisNexis 22 Jun 2018

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