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Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

Commencement of Implementation of the Requirement for Recordation of Intellectual Property Rights with the Anti Counterfeit Authority in Kenya

Through a public notice published by the ACA on 26 April 2022, the ACA notified the general public of the commencement of the implementation of the mandatory requirements with effect from 1 July 2022.

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Bentsi-Enchill, Letsa & Ankomah

Key highlights of Ghana’s Land Act 2020

It has been a little over a year since Parliament passed the Land Act 2020 (Act 1036). Until the Land Act was passed, Ghana’s land law was contained in several legislations and cases. The Land Act 2020 co..

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AVM Advogados

Combating Money Laundering, Financing of Terrorism and Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction

The Ministry of Justice and Human Rights has issued Circular 02/GMJDH/2022, dated March 22, which includes guidelines addressed to registrars and notaries regarding the fulfillment of their obligations stemmin..

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ENSafrica

Advertising Regulatory Board: a major development

On 12 April 2022, The South African Supreme Court of Appeal ruled that the Advertising Regulatory Board is entitled to consider and make decisions on the advertising of non-members, and guide its mem..

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IKM Advocates

How Landlord, Tenant Bill will reform tenancy

The Landlord and Tenant Bill 2021 (Bill) was introduced by the Majority Leader in the National Assembly, Hon. Amos Kimunya earlier in 2021 and has since been passed by the National Assembly and is currently being considered by the Senate.

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JuristConsult Chambers

The electronic edition of enactments published on the web portal of the Attorney-General’s Office recognised as the official text of those enactments

The Revision of Laws Act 1974 was amended by the Revision of Laws (Amendment) Act 2022; the latter came into operation on 6 April 2022. The Revision of Laws (Amendment) Act 2022 adds a new section 4B which provides for the recognition of electronic revised editions of law..

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Morais Leitão Legal Circle

Angola: The Tax Benefits Code, 21 April

The Tax Benefits Code (TBC) published in the Angolan Official Gazette by Law no. 8/22, of April
14, is the result of a long legislative process resulting from the Draft Law published on 15 September 2020 (available here). The TBC emerges as a unique instrument for the ..

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Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

The Deadly Air Case: How the High Court confirmed the right to a healthy environment

The National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act 39 of 2004 (NEMAQA) authorises the Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment (Minister) to declare a priority area if it is reasonably believed that the National Ambient Air Quality Standards are or may be exce..
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Templars

The Money Laundering Bill 2022

The Nigerian Senate, on 16th March 2022, passed the Money Laundering (Prevention & Prohibition) Bill, 2022 (the “Bill”). The Bill aims to abolish the Money Laundering (Prohibiti..

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