The Upstream Petroleum Resources Development Bill, which seeks to introduce significant amendments to laws governing the exploration and extraction of petroleum resources, will have profound implications for South Africa’s energy sector and constitutional framework.
The Basic Education Laws Amendment Bill (also known as the “BELA Bill”) has sparked intense debate and scrutiny across South Africa.
The Constitution enshrines the right to not just a basic education, but also a further education in section 29(1)(b). The National Student Financial Aid Scheme is one of the vehicles that the State has chosen to do this through.
The FW de Klerk Foundation’s Annual Conference in collaboration with the Konrad Adenauer Foundation took place at the Table Bay Hotel in Cape Town on 2 February 2024.
The ICJ remains a pivotal institution in the pursuit of global peace through the application of international law. South Africa’s case against Israel offers an opportunity to examine and understand the complexities of international legal frameworks.
The Basic Education Laws Amendment Bill (BELA Bill) was passed by Parliament’s first house, the National Assembly on 26 October 2023. It is now before the second house, the National Council of Provinces and is currently open for written submissions. The FW de Klerk Foundation expresses its concerns about the BELA Bill.
During 2023, Parliament considered a mix of positive legislation and legislation that falls seriously short of constitutional standards.