Land,Agriculture 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...

PRASA still a hospital case

....  article dated May 2022..... The transport albatross…. where now? Reports now indicate that Passenger Rail Agency of SA (PRASA) is a total shambles with neither a strategic plan, nor the operating ability to service the public at large....

Barbara Creecy goes with Climate Change

….  article dated May 2022..... Bill gives business a compliance framework....... The Climate Change Bill has now been formally introduced to the National Assembly by the Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and Environment, Barbara Creecy.  The aim of...

PRASA still a hospital case

....  article dated May 2022..... The transport albatross…. where now? Reports now indicate that Passenger Rail Agency...

PRASA still a hospital case

....  article dated May 2022..... The transport albatross…. where now? Reports now indicate that Passenger Rail Agency of SA (PRASA) is a total shambles with neither a strategic plan, nor the operating ability to service the public at large....

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Barbara Creecy goes with Climate Change

….  article dated May 2022..... Bill gives business a compliance framework....... The Climate Change Bill has now been formally introduced to the National Assembly by the Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and Environment, Barbara Creecy.  The aim of...

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Wordsmithing the Expropriation Bill

.....Article dated May 2022... Wordsmithing the Expropriation Bill... Defining and explaining the "nil" expropriation clause      In a recent meeting of the portfolio committee on public works currently engaged in debating the Expropriation Bill,...

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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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Minister Creecy introduces Climate Change Bill

.......... article dated 2 April 2022........ Parliament gets compliance framework The Climate Change Bill has now been formally introduced to the National Assembly by the Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and Environment, Barbara Creecy, the aim of...

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Countrywide report on expropriation reaches Parliament

 With the focus back on the original public works Expropriation Bill, a report on the countrywide public participation process has now reached Parliament, the input having now been consolidated by parliamentary staff who ventured for the first time into countrywide online public e-mail contributions and with hearings conducted by virtual input.

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They still walk amongst us

....editorial dated 1 February 2022...... State Capture Report adds substance.... Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo’s well-crafted, highly professional State Capture Report makes for good reading and is must on this month’s top bookseller list.  ...

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Gas Amendment Bill changes energy horizon

.....article dated 9 September 2021..... Mantashe puts Gas Amendment Bill before Parliament....  An interminably long journey has finally come to an end with the tabling of the Gas Amendment Bill in Parliament, introduced by Minister Mantashe as...

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Marathon meetings on COIDA Bill

.....article dated 4 July.....  COIDA Act extended to cover all vulnerable workers.... Two extensive days of discussions were not enough to finalise all the amendments necessary to bring the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases...

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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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