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By Legalish, Oct 14 2014 09:54AM

To amend the Diamonds Act, 1986, so as to define certain expressions; to prohibit assistance to licensees by non-licensed persons at any place where unpolished diamonds are offered for sale; to provide anew for the kinds of licences that may be issued by the South African Diamond and Precious Metals Regulator; to provide for the issue of temporary diamond buyers’ permits and certificates which entitle holders thereof to be in possession of unpolished diamonds under certain circumstances; to make fresh provision for the premises on which unpolished diamonds may be dealt in, to require that unpolished diamonds intended for export purposes must first be offered at a diamond exchange and export centre; to extend the powers of the Regulator and of the State Diamond Trader; to require diamond producers to offer a percentage of all diamonds produced in a production cycle to the State Diamond nader; to require a licensee to retain a register in respect of unpolished diamonds for five years and not only two years; and to repeal certain obsolete provisions; and to provide for matters connected therewith.


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By Legalish, Oct 14 2014 09:53AM

To amend the Diamonds Act, 1986, so as to define certain words and expressions and to amend and delete certain definitions; to establish the South African Diamond and Precious Metals Regulator; to provide for its objectives and functions; to provide for the constitution of its Board and the management of the Regulator by the Board; to provide for the chief executive officer and other staff of the Regulator; to provide for the finances of the Regulator; to establish the State Diamond Tkader; to provide for its objectives and functions; to provide for the constitution of its Board and the management of the Trader by its Board; to provide for the chief executive officer and other staff of the Trader; to provide for the finances of the Trader; to require diamond producers to offer a percentage of all diamonds produced in a production cycle to the State Diamond Trader; to do away with the requirement that licensees have to display their names and other particulars at their business premises; to require a licensee to retain a note of receipt of purchase in respect of unpolished diamonds for five years and not only two years; to provide that only synthetic diamonds are exempted from export duty; to repeal the provision providing for the deferment of payment of export duty; to make it obligatory that the registering officer examine unpolished diamonds registered for export and verify particulars furnished in respect thereof; to adjust the amount of the fine payable if the value of an unpolished diamond as assessed on behalf of the Regulator exceeds the value of the diamond as specified by the exporter; to provide anew for the release of unpolished diamonds for export; to require an exporter to, within three months from the date on which an unpolished diamond has been released for export, submit proof that the proceeds of the transaction have been repatriated to the Republic; to make it obligatory that the registering officer examine polished diamonds registered for export and verify particulars furnished in respect thereof; to make it an offence to sell synthetic or enhanced diamonds without disclosing that they are synthetic or enhanced diamonds; to replace certain obsolete provisions and to delete others; and to empower the Minister to make regulations regarding guidelines for, and the implementation of, broad-based socio-economic empowerment; and to provide for matters connected therewith.


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By Legalish, Oct 14 2014 09:52AM

To repeal the provisions of the Black Administration Act, 1927, incrementally; to amend the Administration of Estates Act, 1965, so as to give the Masters of the High Courts jurisdiction over the property of all minors, including those who are governed by the principles of customary law; and to provide for matters connected therewith.


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By Legalish, Oct 14 2014 09:51AM

To amend the Special Pensions Act, 1996, so as to provide for the lapsing ofprovisions regarding rights to pensions and survivor's benefits on 31 December2006; to introduce a surviving spouse's pension, an orphan's pension, and a funeralbenefit; to regulate benefit payments to spouses and dependants; to provide for thereconsideration of determined cases by the Board; to provide for the repayment ofany benefit paid to a person that was not entitled to that benefit; to further regulatethe dissolution of the Board and the Review Board; to amend Schedule 3 to the Act;to add Schedule 4 to the Act; and to provide for matters connected therewith.


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By Legalish, Oct 14 2014 09:50AM

To provide for the establishment of the Independent Regulatory Board forAuditors; to provide for the education, training and professional development ofregistered auditors; to provide for the accreditation of professional bodies; toprovide for the registration of auditors; to regulate the conduct of registeredauditors; to repeal an Act; and to provide for matters connected therewith.


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By Legalish, Oct 14 2014 09:48AM

To amend the Close Corporations Act, 1984, so as to empower a court to make anappropriate order in respect of a corporation and members of such corporationafter the restoration by the registrar of the registration of that corporation; toadjust the requirements for membership of a corporation; and to allow acorporation to appoint another corporation as accounting officer; and to providefor matters connected therewith.


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By Legalish, Oct 14 2014 09:46AM

To amend the South African Schools Act, 1996, so as to add new definitions; toclarify the manner in which disciplinary proceedings must be conducted; toprovide for a process to establish norms andstandardsforschool funding bymeans ofquintiles;to clarify the charging and payment of school fees ;to provide for theright of a learner to participate in all aspects of the programme of a public school;to provide for the alienation of the sets of a public school to amend the;Employment of Educators Act, 1998, so as to provide for the refinement of theprocess of the appointment of educators; to provide for the repeal of laws; and toprovide for matters connected therewith.


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By Legalish, Oct 14 2014 09:45AM

To-amend the Local Government: Municipal Structures Act, 1998 (Act No. 117 of1998), so as to delete a provision in respect of cross-boundary municipalities;repeal the Local Government: Cross-boundary Municipalities Act, 2000 (ActNo. 29 of 2000);repeal the Re-determination of the Boundaries of Cross-boundary Munici-palities Act, 2000 (Act No. 69 of 2000);repeal the Re-determination of the Boundaries of Cross-boundary Munici-palities Act, 2005 (Act No. 6 of 2005);provide for consequential matters as a result of the re-alignment of formercross-boundary municipalities and there-determinationof the geographicalareas of provinces; andprovide for matters connected therewith.


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