Legislative Achievements

6 November 1998 During the past half year the ANC passed a substantial number of Bills to further entrench the rights of South African citizens as espoused in the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. These Bills are aimed at eradicating the Apartheid legacy,...

Competition Bill

5 November 1998 Apartheid and other racist laws and practices under the NP Government led to ownership and control of large portions of the economy by a few white-owned companies. Apartheid encouraged anti-competitive practices and unjust restrictions on full and free...

Medical Schemes Bill

4 November 1998 The Medical Schemes Bill will have a significant impact on the country`s health care industry. Many South Africans never had access to medical schemes because of the discriminatory policies and practices of the industry. The most obvious victims of the...

Liquor Bill

30 October 1998 The purpose of the Liquor Bill, is both to address the desperate socio-economic consequences of liquor in our society. While recognising the economic benefits of the liquor industry. The apartheid regime used liquor regulation as a means of social...

Organised Crime Bill

9 October 1998 New laws dealing with bail, parole and minimum sentences have been implemented this year have targeted violent crime and ensure that these crimes are treated harshly. The Criminal Procedures Second Amendment Act, (also known as the Bail Law) makes it...