Justice, constitutional Articles

Bill puts more hurdles in way of small business

.....   article dated May 2022 ...... Busybody Ombud more hindrance than help..... Small business development Minister, Khumbudzo Ntshavheni, has now tabled her controversial National Small Enterprise Amendment Bill, having earlier sought comments...

Land Court bill to speed up land reform

..... article dated may 2022.....   Debate coupled with tabling of Expropriation Bill......   On the backburner for a number of years but now under the parliamentary microscope is a long-awaited mechanism to provide assistance with the...

Taking the B-BBEE out of procurement

.....article May 2022...... New Bill adopts non racial approach.... Dean MacPherson, the DA’s shadow minister of Trade, Industry and Competition, states that the DA will be introducing a private member’s Bill, the Preferential Procurement Policy...

Land Court bill to speed up land reform

.......article dated 7 March 2022......  Debate coupled to Expropriation Bill .... On the backburner for a number of years but now under the parliamentary microscope is a long-awaited mechanism to provide assistance with the long backlog of land...

Taking the B-BBEE out of procurement

.....article May 2022...... New Bill adopts non racial approach.... Dean MacPherson, the DA’s shadow minister of Trade, Industry and Competition, states that the DA will be introducing a private member’s Bill, the Preferential Procurement Policy...

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Land Court bill to speed up land reform

.......article dated 7 March 2022......  Debate coupled to Expropriation Bill .... On the backburner for a number of years but now under the parliamentary microscope is a long-awaited mechanism to provide assistance with the long backlog of land...

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Zikalala renews attack on judiciary

...... editorial  dated 2 April ......        Shifting the blame for failure..... It has happened again. Many have assumed that the disgraceful outpourings of Lindiwe Sisulu, who labelled the Constitution as an impediment in the way of the...

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A light in the night

..... editorial posted 3 March 2022...... The judiciary could be winning against the radicals.... Some good things are beginning to happen at last.    If you can ignore the international breaking news endlessly pouring in with pictures of Putin’s...

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Is a pension fund also a distress fund? 

Treasury says pension fund Bill jumping the gun ....article dated 9 September 2021.... The argument against dis-allowing a portion of a pension fund to a members has been around for as long as the mantra that by disallowing any access at all, the...

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Hate Crimes and Hate Speech Bill now in a rush

.....article dated 9 September 2021...... Parliament to help in setting rules to follow..... Resuscitated  by Parliament in the light of a recent finding by the Constitutional Court (CC) regarding its wording is the Prevention and Combating of Hate...

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Expropriation Bill key to land reform

......article dated 5 July 2021..... Parliament awaits outcome of ANC/EFF debate... Whatever happens as a result of the extended ad-hoc parliamentary meetings between the governing party and the EFF on the proposed Amendment of Section 25 of the...

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Minister holds ground on Employment Equity Bill

....article dated 4 June 2021..... Minister to fix black empowerment targets            Minister Thulas Nxesi, in leading the presentation of Department of  Employment and Labour (DEL) responses to submissions on the proposed Employment Equity (EE)...

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EFF calls for nationalisation of land

.....article dated 4 June 2021..... ANC, EFF debate changes to Constitution on land....  Parliament’s especially formed Constitutional ad-hoc Committee comprising MPs from the ANC, FF and DA were given until 31 May to finalise the wording of the...

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A light in the night

….. editorial posted 3 March 2022…… The judiciary could be...