Tag: Legislation

NCOP gives 24-hour deadline for comment on TLGFA amendment

The National Council of Provinces gave citizens just 24 hours from Sunday to submit comments on an amendment Bill of vital interest to rural communities subject to traditional leadership and the councils they dominate. That deadline has already lapsed. But anyone interested to protect their rights against further encroachment by often illegitimate Traditional Councils should …

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South Africa’s traditional leadership proposal, the TKLB, is desperate and dangerous


The Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill (TKLB) currently before Parliament is both dangerous and desperately last ditch. It poses a direct threat to the basic rights of the poorest South Africans – the 18 million people living in former homeland areas, where the law would apply – in that it seeks to legalise a version …

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Effect of laws on citizens will be scrutinised

Land reform and inequality will be the main focus of a high-level panel that will scrutinise the impact of South Africa’s laws on the lives of ordinary citizens. National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete said last week that the panel, to be chaired by former deputy president Kgalema Motlanthe, would have a year to scrutinise the …

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