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DOCTORING THE SYSTEM: UNEMPLOYMENT AND THE CONTROVERSIAL NHI BILL

In the midst of a healthcare crisis, South Africa faces a perplexing paradox – a surplus of over 800 unemployed doctors juxtaposed with escalating medical negligence claims in state hospitals. The situation underscores the constitutional implications of the National Health Insurance (“NHI”) Bill, which, far from being a solution, appears to exacerbate the challenges at hand.

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NEW LAND COURT BILL THREATENS INDEPENDENCE OF JUDICIARY

On 23 May 2023, Parliament passed the Land Court Bill, which it believes will resolve “backlogs in land claims and dispute resolution mechanisms”, and ensure that “land reform in its entirety be accelerated in a lawful and equitable manner, guided by progressive jurisprudence”. The FW de Klerk Foundation remains deeply concerned that the Land Courts and the Land Appeal Court, which will be established by the Bill.

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THE DRAFT EMPLOYMENT IN-EQUITY REGULATIONS

Last week, the FW de Klerk Foundation made a submission to the Department of Employment and Labour on the Draft Employment Equity Regulations 2023. The Foundation believes that the Regulations, along with the EEA Act and the practice of demographic representivity (DR), constitute one of the most serious threats to our constitutional order since 1994.

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