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1 2002/2003 L L egislative Programme egislative Programme DEPARTMENT OF ARTS, CULTURE, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 2002/2003

2 ONTENTS DEPARTMENT OF ARTS, CULTURE, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT OF ARTS, CULTURE, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY c c 1.Bills carried over from the 2000/01 legislative programme 2.Bills passed into law

3 Ills carried over From the 2000/01 legislative pro- gramme Ills carried over From the 2000/01 legislative pro- gramme -South African Languages Bill - Language Professions Council Bill Reasons: Await approval of Language Policy by Cabinet ills carried over from the 2000/01 legislative pro- gramme ills carried over from the 2000/01 legislative pro- gramme B B -South African Languages Bill - Language Professions Council Bill Await approval of Language Policy by Cabinet -Request was that the policy should be costed. This has been done and if the policy is approved, the Bills will immediately be submitted to Cabinet. -Time scale: mid 2002.

4 Ills carried over From the 2000/01 legislative pro- gramme Ills carried over From the 2000/01 legislative pro- gramme -South African Languages Bill - Language Professions Council Bill Reasons: Await approval of Language Policy by Cabinet ills carried over from the 2000/01 legislative pro- gramme ills carried over from the 2000/01 legislative pro- gramme B B -Indigenous Knowledge System Bill (Bill drafted but needs to be harmonised with international IP norms). Bill is intended to regulate the promotion and exploitation of indigenous knowledge. -Time scale: mid Innovation and Research Promotion Bill (Not to be proceeded with and likely to be replaced with more comprehensive legislation based on National R&D strategy currently being drafted).

5 Ills carried over From the 2000/01 legislative pro- gramme Ills carried over From the 2000/01 legislative pro- gramme -South African Languages Bill - Language Professions Council Bill Reasons: Await approval of Language Policy by Cabinet ills carried over from the 2000/01 legislative pro- gramme ills carried over from the 2000/01 legislative pro- gramme B B -National Scientific Professions Bill (Bill with State Law Advisors) This Bill regulates scientific professions from a qualifications and an ethical point of view. - Institute for the Promotion of Science Bill (Bill to be send to State Law Advisors). Creates a framework for a national institutional network of science centres. It is based on FEST, an existing institution.

6 Ills carried over From the 2000/01 legislative pro- gramme Ills carried over From the 2000/01 legislative pro- gramme -South African Languages Bill - Language Professions Council Bill Reasons: Await approval of Language Policy by Cabinet ills carried over from the 2000/01 legislative pro- gramme ills carried over from the 2000/01 legislative pro- gramme B B - The South African Museum Services Bill (Bill drafted but awaiting finalisation of “shape and size” discussion on national museums.)

7 Ills carried over From the 2000/01 legislative pro- gramme Ills carried over From the 2000/01 legislative pro- gramme -South African Languages Bill - Language Professions Council Bill Reasons: Await approval of Language Policy by Cabinet ills passed into law B B -Cultural Laws Amendment Act, 2001 (Act No. 36 of 2001) – Signed 7/12/ Cultural Laws Second Amendment Act, 2001 (Act No. 69 of 2001) – Signed 7/12/2001 Both Acts commenced on 18/02/2002 -Woordeboek van die Afrikaanse Taal Act Repeal Act, 2001 (Act No. 66 of 2001) -Signed and commenced 14/12/2001 -Academy of Science of South Africa Act, 2001 (Act No. 66 of 2001) – Signed 14/02/ Africa Institute of South Africa Act, 2001 (Act No. 68 of 2001) – Signed 14/02/2002 Both Acts are expected to commence on 15/04/2002


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