Three public hearings on the Traditional Courts Bill will be taking place on 21 November 2019 in Mpumalanga. Venues include Madabukela Tribal Hall (Chief Mthethwa Tribal Authority in Piet Retief); Vaalbank Community Hall and Oakley Community Hall.
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Nov 04 2019
PUBLIC HEARINGS OVER CONTENTIOUS TRADITIONAL COURTS BILL TO START IN SOME PROVINCES Press Statement issued by Land and Accountability Research Centre, University of Cape Town The Land and Accountability Research Centre (LARC) is alarmed and concerned that the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) seems to be rushing to complete a public consultation process on the …
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Oct 30 2019
LARC attended the Department of Agriculture, Rural Development and Land Reform’s Portfolio Committee meeting on the 8th and 9th of October.
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Oct 18 2019
On 17 October, the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) plenary adopted a resolution to revive the Traditional Courts Bill (TCB) along with 14 other Bills that had lapsed at the end of the 5th Parliament after having been processed by the National Assembly (NA) and referred to the NCOP for concurrence.
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Sep 18 2019
On July 30th2019, over fifty community activists, ANC veterans, researchers, lawyers, NGOs, government officials and journalists gathered in Johannesburg for a dialogue on two bills that particularly affect people living in rural South Africa. Community activists have labelled the Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill (TKLB) and the Traditional Courts Bill (TCB) as the “Bantustan Bills” because …
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