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Government of the Republic of South Africa

Category: Organisation
Binomial Name: Government of the Republic of South Africa
Sub Category:Government
Location:Republic of South Africa
Alternative Names:
  • Republic of South Africa
  • South African Government
  • URL: http://www.gov.za/
    Summary Information:
    The National Government of South Africa sits in Cape Town and consists of two houses of parliament, the National Assembly and the National Council of Provinces. The National Assembly is comprised of members elected on a five year basis, while the National Council of Provinces consists of 90 members chosen by the ten provinces, of whom 54 are permanent members and 36 special delegates. The role of the Council is to ensure 'that national and provincial interests are aligned in national legislation that affects the provinces'. The National Government's law making powers are subject to the South African Constitution.

    The Government is headed by a President who can hold that position for a maximum of two five-year terms.

    Related Entries

    Agreement
  • Richtersveld Community Land Settlement
  • Alexkor - Richtersveld Joint Mining Venture
  • Makuleke Community Land Settlement
  • Organisation
  • Department of Trade and Industry (South Africa)
  • Legislation
  • Constitution of the Republic of South Africa 1996
  • National Environmental Management: Protected Areas Act 2003 (South Africa)
  • Employment Equity Act 1998 (South Africa)
  • Interim Constitution of the Republic of South Africa 1994
  • Land Reform (Labour Tenants) Act, 1996 (South Africa)
  • Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act, 2002 (South Africa)
  • Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Regulations, 2004 (South Africa)
  • Case Law
  • Alexkor Limited v The Richtersveld Community and Others Case CCT19/03
  • Policy/Strategy
  • Black Economic Empowerment
  • Apartheid
  • South African Land Reform Programme

  • References

    Resource Section
    South Africa Info - The Official Gateway Government in South Africa

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