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Court Declares Extradition to Death Penalty Jurisdiction Illegal (September 25, 2014) by Hanibal Goitom

On September 23, 2014, the High Court in Pretoria, South Africa, ruled that the extradition to ...

Topic: Capital punishment; Extradition; Judiciary
Jurisdiction: South Africa

Postponed Implementation of Provisions on Parental Kidnapping (September 22, 2014) by Hanibal Goitom

On September 16, 2014, South African Minister of Home Affairs Malusi Gigaba announced that the implementation ...

Topic: Child custody; Families ; Immigration
Jurisdiction: South Africa

Law Designed to Spur Youth Hiring Takes Effect (January 09, 2014) by Hanibal Goitom

On January 1, 2014, the Employment Tax Incentive Act No. 26 of 2013 (582 GOVERNMENT ...

Topic: Employee hiring; Labor
Jurisdiction: South Africa

Constitutional Court Upholds Mandatory Minimum Sentence Rule for Accomplices in Armed Robberies (December 31, 2013) by Hanibal Goitom

On November 28, 2013, the Constitutional Court of South Africa, the court of last resort on ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Judiciary; Sentencing
Jurisdiction: South Africa

Anti-Human Trafficking Legislation Signed into Law (August 02, 2013) by Hanibal Goitom

On July 29, 2013, South Africa's President, Jacob Zuma, signed into law the country's first comprehensive ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Human trafficking
Jurisdiction: South Africa

Parliament Considering Measure to Outlaw Possession of Weapons in Public Gatherings (February 19, 2013) by Hanibal Goitom

South Africa's government recently submitted the Dangerous Weapons Bill, 2012, aimed at banning possession of "dangerous ...

Topic: Weapons development
Jurisdiction: South Africa

Proposal to Tighten Rules on Private Security Industry (August 02, 2012) by Hanibal Goitom

It was reported on June 21, 2012, that the Private Security Industry Regulation Amendment Bill, aimed ...

Topic: National security
Jurisdiction: South Africa

Constitutional Court Declares Five Provincial Acts Unconstitutional, Suspends Ruling Temporarily (April 16, 2012) by Hanibal Goitom

On March 22, 2012, the Constitutional Court of South Africa unanimously declared unconstitutional five laws issued ...

Topic: Constitution
Jurisdiction: South Africa

Protection of Information Bill Controversial (August 16, 2011) by Constance Johnson

On August 10, 2011, the South African organization Open Democracy Advice Centre (ODAC) issued a statement ...

Topic: Freedom of information
Jurisdiction: South Africa

Constitutionality of Extension of Chief Justice's Tenure to Be Challenged (June 17, 2011) by Hanibal Goitom

Two South Africa-based rights groups are gearing up to challenge the legality of President Jacob Zuma's ...

Topic: Judges
Jurisdiction: South Africa

Proposal to Establish Healthcare Consumer Protection Agency (January 26, 2011) by Hanibal Goitom

On January 24, 2011, the South African Department of Health released a proposal, the National Health ...

Topic: Workers safety and health
Jurisdiction: South Africa

Proposed Media Regulations Would Establish Appeals Tribunal on Media Stories (August 24, 2010) by Wendy Zeldin

It was reported on August 11, 2010, that the ruling African National Congress (ANC) and the ...

Topic: Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: South Africa

Government Introduces Bills to Keep Police Force Honest (August 18, 2010) by Hanibal Goitom

It was reported on August 4, 2010, that Nathi Mthethwa, the Minister of Police of South ...

Topic: Police power
Jurisdiction: South Africa

Requirements for Energy Efficiency in New Buildings Proposed (June 16, 2010) by Hanibal Goitom

On June 11, 2010, Dr. Rob Davies, Minister of Trade and Industry of South Africa, published ...

Topic: Environmental protection
Jurisdiction: South Africa

Constitutionality of Road Accident Fund Act Provision Challenged (May 10, 2010) by Hanibal Goitom

It was reported on May 7, 2010, that the constitutionality of a provision of the Road ...

Topic: Insurance
Jurisdiction: South Africa

Child Justice Act Takes Effect (April 14, 2010) by Hanibal Goitom

South Africa's Child Justice Act, 2008, legislation seeking to increase the minimum age of criminal responsibility ...

Topic: Children
Jurisdiction: South Africa

Anti-Human Trafficking Bill Proposed (March 29, 2010) by Hanibal Goitom

It was reported on March 18, 2010, that the South African Department of Justice recently put ...

Topic: Human trafficking
Jurisdiction: South Africa

Mineral and Petroleum Resources Royalty Act of 2008 to Be Implemented (February 19, 2010) by Hanibal Goitom

It was reported on February 18, 2010, that the 2008 Mineral and Petroleum Resources Royalty Act ...

Topic: Mineral resources and mines
Jurisdiction: South Africa

New "Stalking" Bill Criticized as Potential Danger to Freedom of Expression (October 30, 2009) by Hanibal Goitom

It was reported on October 26, 2009, that the South African Cabinet approved and is gearing ...

Topic: Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: South Africa

Law on Eviction of Unlawful Occupiers Declared Unconstitutional (October 20, 2009) by Hanibal Goitom

It was reported on October 15, 2009, that the South African Constitutional Court declared unconstitutional a ...

Topic: Constitution
Jurisdiction: South Africa

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Last updated: September 25, 2014