The Film & Publications Board and online content regulation

2019-03-20T23:31:46+02:00Mar 19th, 2019|content regulation, Open for comment, snippets|

[20 March 2019] The Films and Publications Amendment Bill 2019 has now completed its long journey through the Parliamentary process after being passed by the National Assembly on 19 March 2019, and has been sent to the President for signature and proclamation. __ [17 March 2019] The Portfolio Committee adopted its report on the Bill [...]

Hate speech online

2018-12-12T00:31:40+02:00Dec 12th, 2018|content regulation, Open for comment, snippets|

[12 December 2018] The Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services has invited stakeholders and interested persons to submit written submissions on the Prevention and Combating of Hate Crimes and Hate Speech Bill 2018. Submissions must be received by no later than 31 January 2019, with public hearings to be scheduled thereafter. Submissions and enquiries [...]