Legal Articles and Guides
Public Protector (PP) Kholeka Gcaleka said yesterday that her office has submitted proposals to the Justice Department recommending legislative reforms to empower the institution and improve its effectiveness.
On 24 October, Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Justice & Correctional Services announced that Judges John Hlophe and Nkola Motata were to be given until mid-November to place extenuating circumstances before the committee, which is considering the potential impeachment of the judges.
Organised agriculture and the DA are objecting to a BEE requirement to obtain certain export permits. According to a Rapport report, the export permit requirements published in the Government Gazette this month requires all businesses with a turnover of more than R10m to comply with BEE requirements before they qualify for a permit to export milk, butter, fruit, nuts, sugar, jam, fruit juices and purees, grapes and wine to the EU and UK.
At a cost of nearly R24 000 per head, VIPs were able to feast on the Presidential jet, Inkwazi, during their flight from London back to SA last year after the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II.
Glencore will battle it out with two Mpumalanga municipalities at the Constitutional Court in November, challenging local councils’ authority to regulate the transfer of properties.
Deputy President Paul Mashatile declared a R37m house in Waterfall as his own property, despite it belonging to a company owned by his son, Thabiso Mashatile, and his son-in-law, Nceba Nonkwelo.
The falsfication of qualifications will lead to hefty fines and/or will land offenders in prison for up to five years after President Cyril Ramaphosa authorised the commencement of the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) Amendment Act.
The Western Cape High Court has barred the SA National Roads Agency (Sanral) from proceeding with the opening and adjudication of submitted bids and the awarding of another tender using its controversial new tender scoring system.
President Cyril Ramaphosa told the NCOP yesterday the contents of the shipment carried on the Lady R vessel were kept secret so as to not compromise the work or the safety of SA’s security forces.
The Legal Resources Centre (LRC) and the Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) have welcomed the Constitutional Court's ruling that has declared a section of the Divorce Act as unconstitutional, calling it a ‘victory for women’.
Today's meeting between the SABC and Parliament will be partially closed, reports News24.
The Ministry of Sport is confident it will avoid sanction from the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) ahead of a looming deadline to update the country’s legislation to be in line with the World Anti-Doping Code.
Business Unity SA (Busa) has called for the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) to be placed under immediate administration, citing systemic dysfunction and deep corruption within the organisation.
Ratepayers in eThekwini have demanded a breakdown of the municipality’s spending of R8.6m on a slew of public events, including two picnics and a hip-hop festival, reports the Mail & Guardian.
The Ministry of Justice & Correctional Services yesterday said a request by the UAE to resubmit an extradition application for the Gupta brothers is stalling the process to bring the siblings back to SA.