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By-passing Parliament at one’s peril

....editorial,  30 May 2020 Regulations mania hits South Africa ..... Winston Churchill, perhaps the greatest political and parliamentary figure of the last century, said that if you make 10,000 regulations you destroy all respect for the law. ...

Parliament looses control on government spending

SA's big black hole in its fiscal galaxy..... It  looks like the governing party knows even more about the daylight robbery going on in certain provincial and local government structures than was originally disclosed.    A big hole in local...

Communal Property Bill part of land reform

From Aug/September ParlyReport....

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...

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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Credit regulations to squeeze racketeers

Debt relief and credit under microscope ... sent to clients 22 Dec 2016.... Further powers for the National Credit Regulator to regulate against reckless lending have been reaffirmed as necessary and the subject of debt relief for needy persons...

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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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Communal Property Bill assists land reform

Reform assisted on communal property  ...sent to clients 21 Oct....The tabling of the Communal Property Associations Amendment Bill could represent a major advance in bringing order to many aspects of government’s land reform policy. In essence,...

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PIC comes under pressure to disclose

Unlisted investments of PIC queried.... When asked for information on how the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) had invested its funds, Dr  Daniel Matjila, Chief Executive Officer, told parliamentarians that the most he could do, even with...

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PetroSA on the rocks for R14.5bn

Project Apollo plan to save PetroSA... Sent to clients 6 Oct......A team comprising of industry experts is now defining a new strategy to save the PetroSA struggling offshore gas project on the East Coast.   The experts were not named but the...

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Expropriation Bill grinds on

Expropriation: "public interest" and “property” 3- day précis...sent to clients 2 Nov..... Parties are coming closer during debate in the Portfolio Committee on Public Works to a slightly watered down Expropriation Bill, with Deputy Minister of...

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