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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...

Parliament told mining charter policy not law

......article dated 10 December 2021...... ANC wants BEE law to replace charter   At its core, a mining right is the basis on which all mines generate income; its validity (and the potential of future empowerment transactions) must be clearly...

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...

Energy plan on gas exploration tabled

.......article dated 4 July 2021.... Minister to brief Parliament in August Now that Cabinet has approved the Upstream Petroleum Resources Bill and the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) have indicated their policy and the purpose...

NECSA says nuclear will come to SA

......may 15 2020...... A damaged NECSA plans its energy future ..... The South African Nuclear Corporation (NECSA), with an employee role beyond its capacity as a result of waiting  for a R750bn nuclear programme which never arrived, might be...

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Marine Spatial Bill targets ocean resources…

Bill to bring order to marine economy... November 2017 ParlyReport..... In the light of President Zuma’s emphasis in his recent speeches on oil and gas issues, it is important to couple this in terms of government policy with the tabling of the...

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Border Management Authority around the corner

SARS role at border posts being clarified .... In adopting the Border Management Authority (BMA) Bill, Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs agreed with a wording that at all future one-stop border posts, managed and administered by the...

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Green Paper on rail transport published

sent to clients 12 October..... National rail policy mapped out..... A Green Paper on South Africa’s National Rail Policy has been published for comment naming the country’s challenges in rail transportation, recommending policy direction and...

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SARS understaffed to deal with transfer pricing

Davis report on transfer pricing confirms ... NB: This article updated after two recent meetings of committee on transfer pricing. Report with clients. South African Revenue Service (SARS) was completely lacking in sufficient staff to deal...

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South Africa remains without rail plan

 Feature article.... Minister Peters fails on rail policy... In a written reply to Parliament on the whereabouts of the promised Green Paper on rail policy, transport minister Dipuo Peters told her questioners that such a document which has the...

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Mineral and Petroleum Resources Bill halted perhaps

Mineral and Petroleum Act extends State rights... New MPRDA starts with 20% free carry, maybe more.... The Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill, the legislation that will give the state a right to a 20% free carried interest...

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All not well in the trucking industry

Call that corruption exists In answer to a call made by the portfolio committee on transport on the state of the trucking industry in South Africa, it became evident from responses by the department of transport (DoT); from the Road Freight...

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