Security,police,defence Articles

Private Security Industry Bill to become law

Minister Cele takes aim at private security industry ....article dated 10 October 2021.... Police Minister Bheki Cele’s private security industry Bill, originally drafted in 2012 but held back at the time, then sent to Parliament for further...

PRASA still not on track

With theft and vandalism, PRASA still not on track .....article dated 10 October 2021..... Despite some good intentions and a new board and management, a read between the lines of the PRASA 2021 annual parliamentary report shows that PRASA is still...

Call for parliamentary disaster management oversight……

parties to debate disaster management oversight proposals  .......article dated 5 August 2021...... A Disaster Management Amendment Bill, originally published for comment in October 2020, has now finally made it to Parliament and sits for process...

Cadre deployment takes toll at PRASA

...article dated 28 February 2021.... CEO says sorting out the mess... In a meeting of the Transport Portfolio Committee, Minister of Transport, Fikile Mbalula, addressed MPs together with senior members of PRASA's new management team and told them...

Latest Cybercrime Bill free of state apparatchik

New Cybercrime Bill    ......Every business must have a battle plan In the light of the fact that the Cybercrimes Bill, now passed by Parliament, places obligations on financial institutions and service providers to report incidents to SAPS, it...

read more

Gigaba pushes for control of border posts

Treasury, Home Affairs at odds on customs issues Parliament will be debating in the new session in August the Border Management Authority Bill.   What the Bill proposes is a single state entity known as the Border Management Authority (BMA) to...

read more

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...

read more

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...

read more

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...

read more

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...

read more

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...

read more

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...

read more

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...

read more

Recent Archives