The Cyber Crimes Bill, which seeks to provide for an interim protection order, has now been signed into law. The bill was signed by President Cyril Ramaphosa and is now an act of parliament. The bill was first introduced in 2017 and in 2018 it was passed by the National[…]
Motor vehicle owners who did not renew licences which expired during the lockdown will “face the consequences”. All motor vehicle licence discs, temporary permits and roadworthy certificates that expired between March 26 and May 31 were deemed to be valid and a further grace period was granted, which ended on[…]
Magistrates across the country are releasing updated admission of guilt penalties for breaking South Africa’s lockdown regulations, including a number of motoring-specific fines. Of particular importance for motorists, is the failure to ensure your passengers wear masks while in a vehicle. Motorists can be fined as much as R1,000 for[…]
Cape Town traffic officers have arrested taxi drivers for 1,596 outstanding fines. The amount equates to R3-million of unpaid fines. According to The South African, mayoral committee member for safety and security JP Smith the overall arrest tally is up to 300 for the week. Traffic officers were operating in Delft, Manenberg,[…]
JP Smith has come under fire for his recent comments about homeless people in Cape Town. The City of Cape Town’s mayco member for safety and security paid Kieno Kammmies from Radio 702 a visit to talk, at length, about the current controversy that surrounds the provincial government in how it is dealing with[…]
The City of Cape Town has warned that it will take legal action against the homeless should they not pay fines for obstructing pavements and erecting shelters in non-designated areas. The city has been criticised following its decision to issue fines to homeless people who contravene its by-laws. Member of the Mayoral[…]
Social media is abuzz condemning the City of Cape Town for fining homeless people for various offences which include obstructing pedestrian traffic, erecting a shelter in an undesignated area and starting a fire in a public area. As winter sets in, temperatures drop and rain continues to pummel Cape Town,[…]
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