Electoral Amendment Bill

Parliament’s extended Electoral Act deadline ends today

Parliament’s second and last extended Constitutional Court deadline to amend the Electoral Act, officially ends on Tuesday. The national legislature, however, finalised amending the Act five days before the February 28 deadline. This comes after the National Assembly (NA) passed the Electoral Amendment Bill on Thursday with 218 MPs voting[…]

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D-Day for Ramaphosa to sign Electoral Amendment Bill looms

President Cyril Ramaphosa has only a day left to meet the February 28 deadline that the Constitutional Court has imposed on him to sign the Electoral Amendment Bill. The Bill provides for independent candidates to also contest elections at both provincial and national levels. The court earlier found that the Electoral[…]

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State Capture Report requires redesign of anti-corruption architecture: Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa says the six parts of the State Capture Report require a fundamental redesign of anti-corruption architecture in South Africa. Ramaphosa says some key reforms government is undertaking include the establishment of an independent procurement agency and a permanent anti-corruption agency. The President made the announcements in a live address[…]

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