We are pleased to offer downloadable copies of noteworthy legislation and legislative proposals of general interest, selected by the Statutes Editors from the Government Gazettes and other trusted sources.

These have been made available for ease of access to the latest developments in the ever-changing legislative sphere, and are available below in descending order of publication date. 

NATIONAL TREASURY

Budget Speech 2017

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LEGAL PRACTICE ACT 28 OF 2014
Code of Conduct for Legal Practitioners, Candidate Legal Practitioners and Juristic Entities published with effect from the date the Act comes into operation (GenN 81 in GG 40610 of 10 February 2017) (p136)

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NATIONAL CREDIT ACT 34 OF 2005
Credit Life Insurance Regulations, 2017 published with effect from six months after date of publication (GN 103 in GG 40606 of 9 February 2017)

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CRIMINAL PROCEDURE ACT 51 OF 1977
Schedule of commencements relating to magisterial districts

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SHERIFFS ACT 90 OF 1986

Re-description of area of jurisdiction of the offices of sheriffs of the lower and superior courts published with effect from 1 March 2017 and 1 June 2017 (GN 1554 in GG 40489 of 12 December 2016)

 

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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE AND CONSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT:

Draft guidelines for clerks of the small claims court published for comment

Draft guidelines for commissioners of the small claims courts published for comment

 

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COMPANIES ACT 71 OF 2008

Guidance Notes
8 of 2011: Conversion of par value shares in terms of the Companies Act 71 of 2008
1 of 2013: Amendment of Corporate Constitutions (Memorandum and Articles of Association) before expiry date of transitional arrangements
Audit and accounting requirements of the Companies Act 71 of 2008
Application of s. 22 of the Companies Act 71 of 2008 on Close Corporations

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COMPANIES ACT 71 OF 2008

Practice Notes
1 of 2014: Name changes for companies initially registered with only a registration number
2 of 2014: Requirements for appointing and resignation of auditors and/or company secretaries
3 of 2014: Business rescue filing procedure
3 of 2015: Conditions of the conditional license
1 of 2016: Annual returns—correct disclosure of turnover value
2 of 2016: Merger and amalgamation filing procedure (CoR89)

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DEPARTMENT OF TRADE AND INDUSTRY:
Intellectual Property Consultative Framework published
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FINANCIAL MARKETS ACT 19 OF 2012

Draft Financial Markets Act Regulations published for comment

Draft code of conduct for authorised over-the-counter derivative providers published for comment

Draft criteria for authorisation as an over-the-counter derivatives provider published for comment

Draft requirements and duties of a trade repository published for comment

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RULES BOARD FOR COURTS OF LAW ACT 107 OF 1985
Proposed amendment to the Summary Judgment Rule (Uniform Rule 32) published for comment

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BROAD-BASED BLACK ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT ACT 53 OF 2003
B-BBEE Regulations published (GN R689 in GG 40053 of 6 June 2016)
Codes of Good Practice on Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment: Marketing, Advertising and Communication Sector Code (GN 506 in GG 39971 of 6 May 2016)

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CRIMINAL LAW (SEXUAL OFFENCES AND RELATED MATTERS) AMENDMENT ACT 32 OF 2007
Establishment of additional services for victims of sexual offences and compulsory HIV testing of alleged sex offenders published (GN 516 in GG 39982 of 11 May 2016)

Draft Regulations relating to Sexual Offences Courts, 2015 published for comment

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PENSION FUNDS ACT 24 OF 1956

Draft Amendments to the Pension Fund Regulations, 2015 (draft Default Regulations) published for comment

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

White Paper on National Health Insurance

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NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT ACT 107 OF 1998
Regulations relating to the procedure to be followed when oral requests are made in terms of section 30A (1), 2015 (GN R310 in GG 38684 of 10 April 2015)
Environmental Impact Assessment Guideline for Renewable Energy Projects (GenN 989 in GG 39297 of 16 October 2015)
Financial Provisioning Regulations, 2015 (GN R1147 in GG 39425 of 20 November 2015)

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INCOME TAX ACT 58 OF 1962

Draft Issue 5 of Comprehensive Guide to Capital Gains Tax published for comment 

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RULES BOARD FOR COURTS OF LAW ACT 107 OF 1985
Draft Uniform Rules
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UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE CONTRIBUTIONS ACT 4 OF 2002

Proposed temporary reduction of unemployment insurance contributions published for comment

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FILMS AND PUBLICATIONS ACT 65 OF 1996
Draft Online Regulation Policy and explanatory memorandum published for comment
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NATIONAL TREASURY
Treating Customers Fairly in the Financial Sector: A Draft Market Conduct Policy Framework for South Africa
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NATIONAL TREASURY
Twin Peaks in South Africa: Response and Explanatory Document

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