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By Legalish, Oct 14 2014 03:41PM

To provide for the National Qualifications Framework; to provide for the responsibilities of the Minister of Education and the Minister of Labour; to provide for the South African Qualifications Authority; to provide for Quality Councils; to provide for transitional arrangements; to repeal the South African Qualifications Authority Act, 1995; and to provide for matters connected therewith.


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By Legalish, Oct 14 2014 03:41PM

To amend the General Law Amendment Act, 1935, so as to further regulate the concealment of birth of a newly born child; to amend the Administration of Estates Act, 1965, so as to regulate the calculation of interest payable in respect of certain moneys paid into the Guardian’s Fund and substitute obsolete terminology; to amend the Medicines and Related Substances Act, 1965, so as to effect a technical correction in the Afrikaans text; to amend the Criminal Procedure Act, 1977, so as to substitute obsolete references; to further regulate the payment of admission of guilt fines; to further regulate the release of an accused person on bail; to further regulate the appointment of psychiatrists in cases involving the mental capacity of an accused person; to provide for the prosecution of persons who commit offences while doing diplomatic duty outside of the Republic; to further regulate the imposition of periodical imprisonment; and to further regulate appeals in criminal proceedings from a magistrate’s court to a High Court and from a High Court to the Supreme Court of Appeal; to amend the Attorneys Act, 1979, so as to extend the category of persons entitled to engage candidate attorneys; and to increase the fines that may be imposed on attorneys and candidate attorneys for improper conduct; to amend the Admiralty Jurisdiction Act, 1983, so as to further regulate the form of proceedings relating to maritime claims; to amend the Matrimonial Property Act, 1984, so as to remove a discriminatory provision; to amend the Criminal Law Amendment Act, 1997, so as insert certain serious offences in Part I of Schedule 2; to amend the Debt Collectors Act, 1998, so as to further regulate the appointment of members of the Council for Debt Collectors; to further regulate the number of the members of the executive committee of the Council for Debt Collectors; to further regulate the trust accounts of debt collectors; and to regulate the recusal of members of committees appointed to deal with disciplinary matters; to amend the Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000, so as to extend the period within which rules of procedure must be made; and to further regulate the liability of persons exercising powers or performing duties in terms of the Act; to amend the Promotion of Administrative Justice Act, 2000, so as to extend the period within which to make rules of procedure for judicial review; to extend the period within which the code of good administrative conduct must be made; and to effect a technical correction in the IsiXhosa text; to amend the Promotion of Equality and Prevention of Unfair Discrimination Act, 2000, so as further regulate the remuneration and allowances payable to members of the Equality Review Committee; to amend the Judges’ Remuneration and Conditions of Employment Act, 2001, so as to further regulate the service of judges after discharge from active service; to amend the Prevention and Combating of Corrupt Activities Act, 2004, so as to further regulate penalties; to amend the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act, 2007, so as to extend the period within which the National Register for Sex Offenders must be established; to extend the period within which the National Commissioner of Correctional Services, the National Commissioner of the South African Police Service and the Director- General: Health must forward particulars in their possession to the Registrar of the National Register for Sex Offenders; to extend the period within which the Minister for Justice and Constitutional Development must adopt and table the policy framework relating to sexual offences, in Parliament; and to provide for matters connected therewith.


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By Legalish, Oct 14 2014 03:39PM

To amend the Criminal Procedure Act, 1977, to provide for the postponement of certain criminal proceedings against an accused person in custody awaiting trial through audiovisual link; to further regulate the falling away of certain convictions as previous convictions after the expiry of a fixed period; to provide for the expungement of criminal records of certain persons in respect of whom certain sentences have been imposed after the compliance with certain requirements and the expiry of a fixed period; to provide for the expungement of certain criminal records of persons under legislation enacted before the Constitition of the Republic of South Africa, 1993, took effect; and to provide for matters connected therewith.


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By Legalish, Oct 14 2014 03:38PM

To amend the National Road Traffic Act, 1996, so as to insert certain definitions and to amend others; to prohibit the unauthorised use of an authorised officer’s infrastructure number; to provide for visible display of nametags by traffic officers; to prohibit the impersonation of traffic officers and the wearing of a traffic officer’s uniform without official written permission; to create new offences; to empower the Minister to prescribe training procedures and qualifications of persons appointed as national inspectors at driving licence testing centres and testing stations; to make new provision regarding the process by which driving licences are issued; to recognise documents relating to roadworthiness issued in a prescribed territory; to empower the Minister to prescribe the manner and form of accident reporting; to provide for circumstances when emergency vehicles may ignore road traffic signs and speed limits; to provide for liability of managers, agents and employees; to empower the MEC to set fees; to delete obsolete provisions; and to provide for matters connected therewith.


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By Legalish, Oct 14 2014 03:37PM

To amend the Tobacco Products Control Act, 1993, so as to define certain expressions and to amend certain definitions; to provide anew for the advertising, sponsorship, promotion, distribution and information required in respect of the packaging and labelling of tobacco products; to make the standards that apply to manufacturers of tobacco products applicable to importers of tobacco products; to prohibit the sale of tobacco products to and by persons under the age of 18 years; to extend the provisions in respect of free distribution of tobacco products; to provide anew for tobacco sales by means of vending machines; to extend the Minister's power to make regulations; and to adjust the provisions in respect of offences and penalties; and to provide for matters connected therewith.


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By Legalish, Oct 14 2014 03:35PM

To amend the National Environmental Management Act, 1998, so as to insert certain definitions and to substitute others; to further regulate environmental authorisations; to empower the Minister of Minerals and Energy to implement environmental matters in terms of the National Environmental Management Act, 1998, in so far as it relates to prospecting, mining, exploration, production or related activities on a prospecting, mining, exploration or production area; to align environmental requirements in the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act, 2002, with the National Environmental Management Act, 1998, by providing for the use of one environmental system and by providing for environmental management programmes, consultation with State departments, exemptions from certain provisions of the National Environmental Management Act, 1998, financial provision for the remediation of environmental damage, the management of residue stockpiles and residue deposits, the recovering of cost in the, event of urgent remedial measures and the issuing of closing certificates as it relates to the conditions of the environmental authorisation; and to effect certain textual alterations; and to provide for matters connected therewith.


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By Legalish, Oct 14 2014 03:34PM

To—


amend the Estate Duty Act, 1955, so as to amend provisions relating tonotices of assessment;

amend the Income Tax Act, 1962, so as to amend provisions; to make new provision for the Minister to prescribe a date and for the collection of taxes; and to effect textual and consequential amendments;

amend the Customs and Excise Act, 1964, so as to—

amend definitions of goods, manufacture and goods under customs control;

provide for the stopping of ships by customs patrol boats;

insert provisions granting officers powers of arrest;

insert provisions regarding the possession of firearms by officers;

insert provisions regarding the acquisition of equipment for border control and the operation of patrol boats;

insert provisions requiring advance passenger information to befurnished by aircraft operators;

amend certain provisions relating to exports by post;

further regulate the export of goods by passengers;

allow a licensee of a customs and excise warehouse to use a computer system for goods manufactured or stored and the movement of goodsto and from such warehouse;

insert a power to make rules regarding simplified procedures for any person or category of persons who manufacture certain excisable goods;

further regulate the times for entry of imported goods or goods for export;

insert provisions relating to simplified clearance and release procedures, such procedures for authorised persons and simplified procedures for the immediate release of goods;

further regulate the amendment and substitution of bills of entry;

amend the requirements in respect of accredited client status;

insert a penal provision;

insert special provisions relating to the processing and protection of personal information;

effect an amendment to a provision regulating the taking of samples;

amend certain powers to make rules; and

effect textual and consequential amendments;

amend the Value-Added Tax Act, 1991, so as to make provision for the Minister to prescribe a date; provide for the supply of information when applying for a ruling; and to amend provisions relating to refunds;

amend the Revenue Laws Second Amendment Act, 2006, so as to delete a provision; repeal certain provisions; amend a commencement date; andeffect textual and consequential amendments;

amend the Securities Transfer Tax Administration Act, 2007, so as to amend provisions relating to payment of taxes;

amend the Revenue Laws Amendment Act, 2007, so as to delete a definition, and to provide for matters connected therewith.


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By Legalish, Oct 14 2014 03:33PM

To—


amend the Transfer Duty Act, 1949, so as to provide for exemptions from duty;

amend the Estate Duty Act, 1955, so as to exclude certain proceeds from estate duty;


amend the Pension Funds Act, 1956, so as to effect a technical correction;

amend the Income Tax Act, 1962, so as to amend and insert certaindefinitions; to effect technical corrections; to repeal certain provisions; to amend certain provisions; to make new provision for: passive holding companies; deductions in respect of residential units; additional investment and training allowances, venture capital companies, licence fees, intellectual property, environmental conservation and maintenance, micro businesses, dividends tax and education loans; and to lower a rate of tax;

amend the Customs and Excise Act, 1964, so as to amend certain provisions; to make new provision for: removal of dutiable imported goods from a customs and excise storage warehouse; losses in respect ofcertain liquid bulk goods; liability for underpayments of duty; certainexemptions in respect of environmental levy goods; and dutiability of waste and scrap after the destruction of goods; to prohibit refund of a duty; to provide for the continuation of certain amendments to theSchedules; to deem a date on which an international trade agreement came into operation; and to effect consequential and textual amendments;

repeal the Stamp Duties Act, 1968;

amend the Value-Added Tax Act, 1991, so as to amend certain definitions;to repeal a provision; to amend certain provisions; to raise a limit; and to effect consequential and textual amendments;

amend the Income Tax Act, 1993, so as to repeal a provision;

amend the Income Tax Act, 1994, so as to repeal a provision;

amend the Restitution of Land Rights Act, 1994, so as to amend provisions relating to transfer duty and stamp duty;

repeal the Company Tax Amendment Decree, 1994, of the former Republic of Ciskei;

repeal the Tax Amnesty Act, 1995;

repeal the Final Relief on Tax, Interest, Penalty and Additional Tax Act, 1996;

amend the Revenue Laws Amendment Act, 2006, so as to amend provisions relating to the 2010 FIFAWorld Cup;

amend the Taxation Laws Amendment Act, 2007, so as to effect a technical correction;

amend the Securities Transfer Tax Act, 2007, so as to amend provisions;

amend the Revenue Laws Amendment Act, 2007, so as to amend commencement dates;

amend the Taxation Laws Amendment Act, 2008, so as to amend commencement dates and to effect a technical correction, and to provide for matters connected therewith.


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