Alison Lee

Alison Lee

NEWSFLASH FOR WEEK 1 (01 – 05 August 2022)

Dear All,


Please see the latest happenings for this week.


Alison and her great team.






ANC wants to regulate Netflix and Disney+ in South Africa

The ANC has proposed that South Africa develop a governance framework that allows domestic broadcasters to compete on fair terms with big international players like Netflix, Disney+, and Amazon Prime Video.

This includes regulations on local content requirements, licensing and taxation.










National Forests Amendment Act 1 of 2022

The National Forest Amendment Act 1 of 2022 was published on 1 July 2022 in government gazette number 46650. The Amendment Act will come into effect on a date to be proclaimed by the President in the government gazette.

The purpose of the Amendment Act is:

“To amend the National Forests Act, 1998, so as to provide for clear definitions of natural forests and woodlands; to provide for public trusteeship of the nation’s forestry resources; to increase the promotion and enforcement of sustainable forest management; to increase the measures provided for in the Act to control and remedy deforestation; to provide for appeals against decisions taken under delegated powers and duties; to reinforce offences and penalties; and to provide for matters connected therewith.”





Justice Minister Lamola Welcomes Concourt Ruling On Legal Practice Act

Justice Minister Ronald Lamola has welcomed the Constitutional Court’s decision not to confirm a ruling that had declared the Legal Practice Act unconstitutional.





Motor industry rescue plan unveiled

Trade, Industry & Competition Minister Ebrahim Patel has, by notice in the Government Gazette, announced amendments to the Automotive Production and Development Programme post 2020 (APDP2) regulations.



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