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National Health Insurance Bill – The house is divided

The National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill has been a subject of controversy since inception. Whilst the government forges ahead with the introduction of NHI, many experts believe the system will fail. A wide range of commentaries was made in the wake of its introduction to Parliament on 8 August 2019 and subsequent countrywide public hearings. […]

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Have your say on the NHI bill

The Portfolio Committee on Health has called on interested individuals and relevant stakeholders to submit written comments as well as indicate interest in making an oral submission on the National Health Insurance Bill [B11 – 2019]. “The objective of the Bill is to achieve universal access to quality health care services in South Africa in […]

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COFI Bill – Aims to strengthen regulation customer treatment and general market conduct

The Conduct of Financial Institutions Bill (COFI) intends to regulate how the financial services industry treats its customers. The Bill was published by the Minister of Finance in December 2018 and was open for public comment until 1 April 2019. COFI Bill and the reform process The COFI Bill is part of the Twin Peaks reform process underway […]

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Twin Peaks making grim progress

In the early days of “The Pill” the UCT rag magazine, Sax Appeal, reported on a new book by the Pope titled: “The pill’s grim progress.” No doubt, the same scepticism accompanies the Twin Peaks legislation in some quarters. On 13 July, the Minister of Finance released a blueprint of how he plans to turn […]

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