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Action Alert! The majority of the provisions in the National Environmental Laws Amendment Act 2 of 2022 came into effect

On 24 June 2022, the much-anticipated National Environmental Laws Amendment Act 2 of 2022 (“NEMLAA”) was enacted after more than 5 years since it was introduced as a Bill to the National Assembly.

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Beech Veltman

Commitment to zero harm and alcohol in the workplace

 

South African Occupational Health and Safety Laws place extremely onerous obligations on the employer to safeguard the health and safety of employees and other persons who may be affected by the employer’s activities.

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ALN

New Categorisation of Data Controller / Processor and Duty to Register as A Data Controller and Processor

As highlighted in the publication – An Overview of The Nigeria Data Protection Act 2023, one of the key provisions of the Nigeria Data Protection Act (NDPA or Act) is the introduction of a new classification of data controllers and processors i.e., “Data Controllers and D..

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Miranda Alliance

New Rules for Microfinance Institutions and Cooperative Credit Companies

Aiming to promote financial inclusion and diversification of credits available, the National Bank of Angola (BNA), as the Banking Supervisory Authority, has recently approved a new regulatory package applicable to Microfinance Institutions and Cooperative Credit Companies..

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MWC Legal

Landmark Judgement: The Onus of Proving Land Title Validity Shifts to the Buyer

The Supreme Court of Kenya recently rendered a landmark decision in the case of Dina Management Limited v County Government of Mombasa and 5 others (Petition No. 8 (E010) of 2021), on 21 April 2023, carrying far-reaching implications for property investors and stakeholder..

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ENSafrica

Draft Rehabilitation, Reintegration and Return-to-Work Regulations (COIDA): what does this mean for incapacity management?

On 15 June 2023, the Department of Employment and Labour published the Draft Rehabilitation, Reintegration and Return-to-Work Regulations in terms of the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act, 1993 ("Draft Regulations") for public comment. The Draft Regu..

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Clyde & Co.

Intellectual property in Tanzania: Assignment and transmission of trade and service marks

In the world of advanced intellectual property, the assignment and transmission of trade and service marks (Mark(s)) plays a pivotal role in ensuring the effective commercialisation, protection, and enforcement of these valuable assets. Understanding the legal mechanisms ..

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Webber Wentzel

The Financial Intelligence Centre Publishes Final Guidance for Crypto Asset Services Providers

The FIC has published final guidance for crypto asset services providers, which are listed as accountable institutions as of 19 December 2022.

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Clyde & Co.

Tanzania: Key highlights of the Finance Act of 2023

The Finance Act is a key piece of legislation which supports the fiscal measures proposed by the government in the annual national budget. In this article we highlight the key changes introduced by the Finance Act of 2023, which came into effect on 1 July 2023, unless ind..

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