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Motlanthe said legislation changes had to have practical implications for South African citizens, giving the example of regulations in setting up a business potentially being too strict. File photo Image by: Gallo Images / Nardus Engelbrecht

20 January 2016

Motlanthe said legislation changes had to have practical implications for South African citizens, giving the example of regulations in setting up a business potentially being too strict. File photo Image by: Gallo Images / Nardus Engelbrecht

Motlanthe said legislation changes had to have practical implications for South African citizens, giving the example of regulations in setting up a business potentially being too strict. File photo
Image by: Gallo Images / Nardus Engelbrecht

Parliament has established an independent advisory panel to study legislation passed between 1994 and 2015 in a bid to weed out laws that are impeding transformation, job creation and poverty alleviation.


By Bianca Capazorio, Kingdom Mabuza and Olebogeng Molatlhwa

…Parliament has passed hundreds of pieces of legislation since the dawn of democracy, but the panel said yesterday it would be look specifically at legislation and its effect in four key areas:

The triple challenges of poverty, unemployment and inequality;
The creation and equitable distribution of wealth;
Land reform, restitution and re-distribution; and
Nation-building and social cohesion

Read the full article from Times Live.

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