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Competition Amendment Act

Key Changes introduced by The Competition Amendment Act

On 13 February 2019, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa signed the Competition Amendment Act, 2019 into law. The commencement date has yet to be published in the Government Gazette. In South Africa, economic concentration results in fewer opportunities for SME’s and black entrepreneurs. These amendments aim to empower the competition authorities and government to create new […]

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Promotion of Equality and Prevention of Unfair Discrimination Act 4 of 2000: Designation of Magistrates Courts as Equality Courts

In terms of Government Notice 38411 dated 22 January 2015, the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, with effect from 1 December 2014, varied the Government Notice No. R 859 of 28 August 2009 by designating all magistrates courts mentioned in the Schedule as equality courts, in terms of section 16(1)(c)(i) of the said Act. […]

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