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Bowmans

Tanzania: Duty of care to ‘project affected persons’ by holders of mining licences

A recent Court of Appeal judgment highlights mining companies' duty of care towards project affected persons (PAPs). The Court’s decision makes it clear that PAPs are not legally obliged to vacate their properties simply because a mining company has obtained a mining lice..

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Bowmans

Tanzania: Privacy rights and image exploitation: An analysis of Tanzanian High Court Case

On 13 October 2023, the Commercial Division of the High Court of the United Republic of Tanzania considered an appeal centred on the right to privacy. Briefly, the Respondents in the appeal - 3 elite Tanzanian athletes - had filed Civil Case No 15 of 2021 in the Arusha Di..

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Clyde & Co.

Tanzania Public Private Partnership Regulations Amendments, 2023

Significant changes to the Public Private Partnership Act Cap.103 were brought by the Public Private Partnership (Amendment) Act No. 4 of 2023 to boost private sector investment in Tanzania and streamline project delivery processes. To ensure harmonisation, the Government..

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ALN

Navigating East Africa’s Data Protection Framework: A Guide for Investors in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania

The number of data protection laws in Africa has more than doubled in the last decade, and a third of these laws were passed in just the last five years. Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania have each adopted data protection legislative frameworks modelled on the European Union’s ..

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FB Attorneys

Minister Issues Notice on Waiver of Late Filing Fee for Company Documents

On 24 May 2024, the Minister for Investment, Industry and Trade issued a Government Notice regarding Waiver of Late Filing Fee of Companies Documents at BRELA via Government Notice No. 410.

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Clyde & Co.

Real Estate Investment Trust in Tanzania

This update outlines the regulatory framework, applicability, practice, and registration process of REITs in Tanzania, aiming to provide comprehensive insights for potential investors and stakeholders.

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Bowmans

Tanzania: The Investment Act and its regulations

This article provides a concise overview of the country’s investment regime, highlighting key aspects such as the Tanzania Investment Act, 2022, and the Tanzania Investment Regulations, 2023.

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Breakthrough Attorneys

Regulatory and compliance update: A guide to initial compliance with Tanzania's Data Protection Act

Tanzania has taken a significant step towards data privacy with the official launch of the Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) on April 3rd, 2024. This long-awaited development follows the enactment of the Personal Data Protection Act of 2022. The Act itself was a ..

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FB Attorneys

Tanzania Court of Appeal Rules amended

In a bid to continue to leverage technology, modernize and expedite pending matters at the Court of Appeal, the Chief Justice, His Lordship Prof Ibrahim Juma, issued the Tanzania Court of Appeal (Amendment) Rules, 2024 (Gn. 188 of 2024) in March 2024. One of the commendab..

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