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New Audit Profession Bill tightens oversight

...... article dated 30 September 2020..... Powers of search and seizure proposed.... In a recent  joint meeting of the  Standing Committee on Finance and the Finance Select Committee, both National Treasury and the Independent Regulatory Board for...

Parliament approves new Border Management Authority

......article 20 June 2020....... The road to Africa: six new border facilities.... Department of Home Affairs has briefed Parliament on the final plan for the construction of six new modern facilities at South Africa’s border posts, part of a...

Funny business at the National State Lottery

.........article 25 July 2020........ NLC Commission finally to be investigated... For both the years 2018/9 and 2019/2020, Parliament has been unable to obtain from the National Lotteries Commission (NLC) any official list of beneficiaries and any...

Treasury details illicit cash flows

....Finance Standing Committee gets update ...May 2020....In a recent meeting of the Finance Standing Committee, the Inter-Agency Working Group (IAWG) on Illicit Financial Flows told MPs and chair Joe Maswanganyi that from 2108 until the present...

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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FICA Bill could meet new task force deadline

OECD money task force waiting for SA   ....sent to clients Feb 7.... Chairperson of the Standing Committee on Finance, Yunus Carrim, made it quite clear in terms of parliamentary rules that further debate on the FICA Bill aligning SA to global...

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Cybercrime and Cybersecurity Bill invokes suspicion

Cybercrime Bill stated as invasive ...sent to clients 28 Jan...   A new law to assist in enforcing South Africa’s fight against cybercrime, hacking and unlawful interception of data is about to be tabled in Parliament. As expected, the proposals...

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Liquor licensing may have impractible conditions

DTI gets tough with age limits ...sent to clients 17 Oct.....   In what will be a tough ask, Minister of Trade and Industry, Rob Davies has proposed a number of changes to the National Liquor Act, the most contentious being to raise the legal...

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FIC Bill hold up goes to roots of corruption

Bill originally approved by Cabinet ...... sent to clients 20 Aug.....Going to the heart of the issues facing National Treasury on money laundering and financial crime, or in this specific case the Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment Bill (FIC...

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Justice changing face of small claims courts

Small claims courts doubled..... Deputy Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development, Mr Andries Nel, in his budget vote speech, gave an update on small claims courts in the country, stating that there were now 277 such courts as distinct...

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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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