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Numsa Parliamentary Update: News Briefs

Credit amnesty The department of trade and industry (DTI) believes a second credit amnesty for those who have incurred bad debts of up to R10 000 will help stimulate various sectors of the economy, including the property market. This will permit people who had an unfavourable credit record to access home and micro-loans. The department […]

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Parliament

The Protection of State Information Bill [B6B-2010], also known as the “Secrecy Bill” to many of its opponents, is the subject of intense public debate. The ad hoc committee established by the National Council of Provinces to deal with the Bill has scheduled a number of public hearings throughout the country to encourage public participation […]

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Parliament

The Protection of State Information Bill [B6B-2010], also known as the “Secrecy Bill” to many of its opponents, is the subject of intense public debate. The ad hoc committee established by the National Council of Provinces to deal with the Bill has scheduled a number of public hearings throughout the country to encourage public participation […]

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Parliamentary Focus

Parliamentary FocusNumsa’s parliamentary officer, Woody Aroun, talks about the Green Paper on Strategic Planning and progress with regard to the labour broker issue. Green Paper: National Strategic Planning On September 4 2009, the Minister of National Planning, Trevor Manuel who is located in the Office of the Presidency, released a Green Paper on National Strategic […]

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Labour brokers: The good, the bad, and the ugly

Labour Brokers: The good, the bad and the ugly!Woody Aroun The Portfolio Committee on Labour hosted a two-day Public Hearing on Labour Brokering in South Africa and dished up some hot debate on whether labour brokering should be banned or not. Business argued that labour brokers are good; labour (with the exception of Fedusa) argued […]

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Industry

To be or not to be: The Motor Industries Development Programme Some say the MIDP, the government programme that supports the auto and associated industries, should not carry on supporting those companies that are internationally competitive after 2012. They say taxpayers' money could be better spent. Woody Aroun unpacks the issue and explains where the […]

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