The National Credit Amendment Bill – another chance to comment

The National Credit Amendment Bill

The DTI recently submitted the National Credit Amendment Bill based on submissions that had been made in regard to their Draft Amendment Bill earlier this year. The Bill proposes changes to the National Credit Act. Now the real deal is up for public comment. If you feel that the suggestions you made were not previously heard or that the changes to a section (like Section 86(10) ) do not meet the needs of the public then you have another chance to have your say. André R Hermans the Committee Secretary for the PC on Trade and Industry has issued the following notice to the public and shareholders.

REQUEST FOR SUBMISSIONS ON THE NATIONAL CREDIT AMENDMENT BILL

The National Credit Amendment Bill [B 47-2013] has been introduced and referred to the Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry for consideration. Interested individual and groups wishing to comment are requested to forward written submissions to the Committee by no later than Friday, 29 November 2013.

Public hearings have been scheduled for 28, 29 and 30 January 2014.

Stakeholders that wishes to make an oral submission as well should indicated such request when submitting their written submission.

Members of the public and stakeholders, who wish to obtain copies of the legislation, may contact the nearest Government Printers or contact the Committee Secretary on the contact numbers indicated below: All correspondence should be addressed to Ms J Fubbs, Chairperson: PC on Trade and Industry and marked for the attention of Mr A Hermans, Box 15, Parliament, Cape Town 8000 or (021) 403-3776, fax no: 0866527753 or via e-mail: ahermans@parliament.gov.za.

Submissions should be forwarded to the following email addresses:

ahermans@parliament.gov.za;

mherling@parliament.gov.za;

dwoodington@parliament.gov.za 

We humbly request that stakeholders forward this email to any other stakeholder not included on this mailing list.

Adverts calling for these submissions have also been placed on Parliament’s website, Facebook and Twitter pages.

André R Hermans
Committee Secretary: PC Trade and Industry
Tel: (021) 403 3776
Fax: 0866527753
Cell: 0837098482
email:ahermans@parliament.gov.za

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