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The Personal Data Protection Act

Q&A on the provisions of the Tanzania Personal Data Protection Act

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Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

Charting a course for public land reform through the Land (Amendment) Bill, 2022

Kenya has historically struggled with a major crisis in its public land tenure system. This crisis is known as “land grabbing” and is the illegal and irregular allocation of land meant for public purposes to private individuals and corporations. There are many contributor..

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Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

Finance Bill, 2023: An analysis of the major tax proposals

The long-awaited Finance Bill, 2023 (Bill) was finally tabled before the National Assembly on 4 May 2023. The Bill comes after a lot of speculation by taxpayers, lobbying by business associations, and speeches or promises from government officials.

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ABC Attorneys

The Personal Data Protection Act No. 11 of 2022 is now operational

Vide Government Notice no 326 of the 28th of April, 2023 the Minister for Information, Communication and Information Technology Mr.Nape Nnauye has pronounced the 1st of May 2023 as the operational date for the most awaited Act on personal data Protection.

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New Legal Framework for Electronic Communication and Processing of Tax Proceedings and Tax Enforcement Actions

Presidential Decree 95/23 was published on 6 April and approves the new legal framework for electronic communication and processing of tax proceedings and tax enforcement actions. It also repeals Presidential Decree 232/19 of 22 July and Article 9(4) of Presidential Decre..

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Webber Wentzel

South Africa's Potential Copyright Calamity

South Africa’s Copyright Amendment Bill and Performers Protection Amendment Bill could potentially harm rather than help the creative industry and needs serious reconsideration.

Copyright serves two broad functions in society. It reassures business and investors th..

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Sal & Caldeira Advogados

New Regulations on Public Procurement

The procurement for public works, supply of goods and services from public entities has been undergoing constant changes over the years. Decree Law no. 48817 of 19 February 1969, applicable to Mozambique through Ordinance 555/71 of 12 October (Regulation of Works and Supp..

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Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

Q&A on the Employment Equity Amendment

President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed into law the Employment Equity Amendment Act 4 of 2022. The Act amends the Employment Equity Act of 1998 (Act 55 of 1998) with new measures to promote diversity and equality in the workplace. The effective date is yet to be proclaimed ..

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Bentsi-Enchill, Letsa & Ankomah

Parliament Passes the Growth and Sustainability Levy Bill, 2022

Parliament on 31 March 2023 passed the Growth and Sustainability Levy Bill, 2022 (the Bill). The Bill, which shall come into force following presidential assent and publication in the Gazette, seeks to introduce a new levy, the Grow..

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