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Choice on Termination of Pregnancy Amendment Bill Tabled


The Choice on Termination of Pregnancy Amendment Bill has been tabled in parliament.

Parliament called for comment on the bill in July 2017.

Electronic Deeds Registration Systems Bill Tabled

Department of Rural Development and Land Reform

A bill that seeks to put an electronic deeds registration system in place has been tabled in parliament.

The Electronic Deeds Registration Systems Bill was published for comment in March 2017.

Political Party Funding Bill Tabled


The Political Party Funding Bill has been tabled in parliament.

The bill flows from the ad hoc committee on the funding of political parties.

CMS Identifies Undesirable Business Practices

Department of Health

The Council for Medical Schemes has declared certain business practices to be undesirable.

The health department published the declaration in Government Gazette 41299.

Taxation Laws Amendment Bill Sent for Assent


The Taxation Laws Amendment Bill (TLAB) and the Tax Administration Laws Amendment Bill (TALAB) have been passed by parliament and sent for assent.

Both bills were published for comment in July 2017.

Parliament Passes International Arbitration Bill


Parliament has passed the International Arbitration Bill and sent it to president Zuma for assent.

The national assembly passed the bill and sent it to the national council of provinces for concurrence in October 2017.

DAFF Issues Commercial Fish Processing Plant Exemption

Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

An exemption to operate a commercial fish processing plant without a right has been issued.

The agriculture, forestry and fisheries department announced the decision in a statement in terms of the Marine Living Resources Act.

Focus on ...

Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement: 25 October 2017

Medium-Term Budget Speech: Full text - Moneyweb (2017-10-25)

Mini-Budget in a Nutshell - Moneyweb (2017-10-25)

Malusi Gigaba’s maiden budget fails to win over market - Business Day (2017-10-26)

#MTBPS2017: Tough times ahead for SA - IOL (2017-10-26)

In Parliament

Week of 4 - 8 December 2017

Parliamentary Programme

Minister in the Spotlight

Mr Thembelani "Thulas" Nxesi

Mr Thembelani Nxesi
Current Portfolio: 

Minister of Sport and Recreation (2017-)

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