LAW & POLICY

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Communal Property Associations Amendment Act
  • Submission: Communal Property Associations Amendment Act (Portfolio Committee)
    Find writ­ten sub­mis­sions on the Communal Property Associations Amendment Act to the Portfolio Committee Rural Development and Land Reform
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2017 07 12
Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment
  • Submission: Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment (Select Committee)
    Find writ­ten sub­mis­sions on the MPRDA Amend­ment Bill 15D of 2013 to the Select Committee on Land and Mineral Resources, made on behalf of the Land Access Move­ment of South Africa (LAM­OSA), the Amadiba Cri­sis Com­mit­tee (ACC), and Bench Marks Foun­da­tion.
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2017 05 22
Regulation of Agricultural Land Holdings Draft Bill
  • Submission: Regulation of Agricultural Land Holdings Draft Bill (Minister)
    Find writ­ten sub­mis­sions on the Regulation of Agricultural Land Holdings Draft Bill made to the Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform
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2017 05 16
Expropriation Bill
  • Sub­mis­sion: Expropriation Bill (Public Works)
    Submissions made to the Portfolio Committee of Public Works on behalf Land Access Movement of South Africa (LAMOSA) and the Association for Rural Advancement (AFRA)
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2017 03 10
Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment
  • Sub­mis­sion: Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment (Gauteng)

    Find writ­ten sub­mis­sions on the MPRDA Amend­ment Bill 15D of 2013 to the Gaut­eng Leg­is­la­ture, made on behalf of the Land Access Move­ment of South Africa (LAM­OSA), the Amadiba Cri­sis Com­mit­tee (ACC), and Bench Marks Foun­da­tion.
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2017 03 02
Pre­ven­tion and Com­bat­ing of Hate Crimes and Hate Speech Bill
  • Sub­mis­sion: Hate Crimes and Hate Speech Bill (Justice and Constitutional Development)

    Sub­mis­sion by the Legal Resources Cen­tre and Est­ian Smit to the Depart­ment of Jus­tice and Con­sti­tu­tional Devel­op­ment regard­ing the Pre­ven­tion and Com­bat­ing of Hate Crimes and Hate Speech Bill, 2016
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2017 01 31
Intergovernmental Working Group on Right to Development
  • Sub­mis­sion: Right to Development and Customary Law

    Sub­mis­sion by the Legal Resources Cen­tre to the open-ended intergovernmental working group on transnational corporations and other business enterprises with respect to human rights - second session.
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2016 10 26
Green Paper on International Migration
  • Sub­mis­sion: Green Paper on International Migration (Home Affairs)

    Joint Submission with Lawyers for Human Rights to the Department of Home Affairs on the Green Paper on International Migration.

    Submission on International Migration
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2016 09 03
Fees Commission
  • Sub­mis­sion: Fees Commission

    Submission on behalf of Students for Law and Social Justice.
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2016 06 30
Shadow report on Transgender and Intersex rights
  • Sub­mis­sion: Shadow report to the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights

    Joint Submission with Iranti-org and Gender DynamiX in response to South Africa report on the rights of women in Africa.
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2016 04 01
Exten­sion of Secu­rity of Tenure Amend­ment Bill
  • Sub­mis­sion: Exten­sion of Secu­rity of Tenure Amend­ment Bill 2015

    Sub­mis­sions to the Port­fo­lio Com­mit­tee: Rural Devel­op­ment and Land Reform on the Exten­sion of Secu­rity of Tenure Amend­ment Bill
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2016 01 04
Refugees Amendment Bill
  • Sub­mis­sion: Refugees Amendment Bill

    Sub­mis­sion to the Depart­ment of Home Affairs regard­ing the Refugees Amend­ment Bill.
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2015 08 15
Violence against foreign nationals
  • Submission: Violence against foreign nationals

    Sub­mis­sion to the Ad Hoc Com­mit­tee Prob­ing Vio­lence Against For­eign Nation­als
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2015 08 31
Inter-governmental Agreement on Nuclear Energy
  • Letter: Inter-governmental Agreement on Nuclear Energy

    Correspondence regard­ing the Inter-Governmental Agree­ment on Nuclear Energy. The is in rela­tion to the the Min­is­ter of Energy tabling in Par­lia­ment five inter­na­tional agree­ments in terms of sec­tion 231(3) of the Con­sti­tu­tion.

    The LRC are act­ing on behalf of Earth­life Africa.
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2015 08 13
Trans-National Corporations
  • >Submission: Trans-National Corporations (IGWG)

    Sub­mis­sions made by the LRC to the Inter­gov­ern­mental Work­ing Group (IGWG) on transna­tional cor­po­ra­tions and other busi­ness enter­prises with respect to human rights
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    Addendum
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2015 08 03
Internet Regulation Policy
  • Submission: Internet Regulation Policy

    Sub­mis­sion to the Film and Pub­li­ca­tion Board on the Online Reg­u­la­tion Pol­icy
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2015 07 15
Expropriation Bill re Restitution Act
  • Submission: Expropriation Bill re Restitution Act

    Sub­mis­sion to the Portfolio Committee on Public Works on the Expropriation Bill
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2015 07 06
Trans-National Cor­po­ra­tions
  • Letter: Trans-National Cor­po­ra­tions

    Letter to the Depart­ment of Inter­na­tional Rela­tions and Coop­er­a­tion con­cern­ing the devel­op­ment of a Treaty for Trans-National Cor­po­ra­tions
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2015 07 02
Legal framework governing sources and whistleblowers
  • Sub­mis­sion: Legal framework governing sources and whistleblowers

    Sub­mis­sions to the Spe­cial Rap­por­teur on Free­dom of Opin­ion and Expres­sion on the SA legal frame­work gov­ern­ing the pro­tec­tion of sources and whistle­blow­ers
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2015 07 01
Policy on Initiation
  • Submission: Policy on Initiation (Customary Practices)

    LRC’s sub­mis­sion to the Depart­ment of Tra­di­tional Affairs regard­ing the Draft Pol­icy on the Cus­tom­ary Prac­tice of Ini­ti­a­tion
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2015 06 22
Arbi­trary Depri­va­tion of Nation­al­ity and State­less­ness
  • Sub­mis­sion: Arbi­trary Depri­va­tion of Nation­al­ity and State­less­ness

    Sub­mis­sion to the UN High Com­mis­sioner for Human Rights on the Arbi­trary Depri­va­tion of Nation­al­ity and the State­less­ness frame­work in South Africa
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2015 06 12
Preservation and Development of Agricultural Land Framework
  • Submission: Preservation and Development of Agricultural Land Framework

    Sub­mis­sion to the Depart­ment of Agri­cul­ture, Forestry and Fish­eries on the Draft Pol­icy and Bill on Preser­va­tion and Devel­op­ment of Agri­cul­tural Land Frame­work
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2015 05 30
Small-scale Fishing Regulations
  • Submission: Small-scale Fishing Regulations

    Sub­mis­sion to the Min­is­ter of Agri­cul­ture regard­ing the Small-scale Fish­ing Reg­u­la­tions
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2015 05 28
Cape Town Airport realignment
  • Submission: Cape Town Airport realignment

    Sub­mis­sion made on the Environmental Impact Assessment for the expansion and realignment of the Cape Town Airport, made on behalf of the Development Action Group
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2015 05 26
Expropriation Bill
  • Submission: Expropriation Bill (National Assembly)


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2015 05 24
White Paper on Police
  • Submission: White Paper on Police and Safety and Security

    Submissions made to the Civilian Secretariat for Police on the White Paper for Police and the White Paper for Safety and Security
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2015 04 15
Environmental and Social Framework of the World Bank
  • Submission: Environmental and Social Framework of the World Bank

    Submission to the Executive Committee on Development Effectiveness of the World Bank on the Environmental and Social Framework
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2015 03 01
Housing, Local Government and Service Delivery
  • Submission: Access to Housing, Local Governance and Service Delivery (SAHRC)

    Submissions made to the South African Human Rights Commission on Access to Housing, Local Governance and Service Delivery
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2015 02 23
Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill
  • Letter: Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill (2013)

    Letter to the Speaker of the National Assembly on the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill.
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2015 02 17
Freedom of Expression and use of Encryption
  • Submission: Freedom of Expression and use of Encryption (Special Rapporteur)

    Submission to the Special Rapporteur on the protection and promotion of the right to freedom of opinion and expression and the South African legal framework governing the relationship between Freedom of Expression and the use of Encryption
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2015 02 01
Spatial Planning and Land Use Management regulations
  • Submission: Spatial Planning and Land Use Management regulations (Department of Rural Development and Land Reform)


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2015 01 26