Latest articles on Protection Of State Information Bill

Concourt must sharpen the contours of our political arguments

Threats to curtail press freedom by way of legislation, such as the Protection of State Information Bill, could well be extended in Zuma's next term.

Info Bill must go to Constitutional Court – Sanef

Sanef has called for the Protection of State Information Bill to be sent to the Constitutional Court for ratification before it is signed into law.

Secrecy destroys accountability

Attempts to delay the release of Madonsela's Nkandla report highlight a ministerial will to shift dubious activities away from public oversight.

Parliament sends secrecy Bill back to Zuma again

The National Assembly has adopted the revised Protection of State Information Bill and will send it back to President Jacob Zuma for assent.

MPs adopt revised report of secrecy Bill

MPs have adopted a revised report about recent, minor amendments to the secrecy Bill, bringing it a step closer to becoming law.

ConCourt: Likely next step for secrecy Bill

Three years later, the Protection of State Information Act is vastly better than when it was tabled but it still does not pass constitutional muster.

Parliament pushes through secrecy Bill changes

The ANC has signed off on limited changes to the Protection of State Information Bill.

Committee to probe Zuma’s issues with secrecy Bill

An ad-hoc committee is set to start considering the issues Jacob Zuma had with the secrecy Bill, which he sent back to Parliament for reconsideration.

DA waiting on clarity from Zuma on secrecy Bill

Zuma has failed to respond to a letter demanding to know the extent of the pending review of the Protection of State Information Bill, says the DA.

Ad-hoc committee considers Zuma’s secrecy Bill reservations

A committee will start considering the issues Jacob Zuma has with the Protection of State Information Bill, which was sent back to Parliament.

Bizos wants more sections of secrecy Bill fixed

Advocate George Bizos says Parliament will need to look at a number of sections of the secrecy Bill to ensure its constitutionality.

Zuma sends secrecy Bill back for fixing

President Jacob Zuma has referred the Protection of State Information Bill, or the secrecy Bill, back to Parliament for reconsideration.

Zuma sends ‘unconstitutional’ secrecy Bill back for reconsideration

President Jacob Zuma did not sign the controversial Protection of State Information Bill and has sent it back to the National Assembly to be reviewed.

MPs acting oddly? They could be reading the secrecy Bill

Reading the transcript of the parliamentary debate about the secrecy Bill has Sarah Evans wondering about the health of our parliamentarians.

Report outlines ‘number of discrepancies’ in secrecy Bill voting

A report sent to Parliament has outlined glitches and discrepancies that occurred during the voting process on the secrecy Bill.

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