(A letter dated 9 September 2021 has been received from the President of the Republic, returning the National Land Transport Amendment Bill to the National Assembly for consideration of the President’s reservations about its Constitutionality, in terms of section 79(1) of the Constitution.)
To amend the National Land Transport Act, 2009, to insert certain definitions and amend others; to provide for non-motorised and accessible transport; to bring the Act up to date with developments since the implementation of the Act; to provide for certain powers of provinces to conclude contracts for public transport services; to expand the powers of the Minister to make regulations and introduce safety measures; to prescribe criteria and requirements for municipalities to enter into contracts for public transport services; to amend other transport-related legislation to bring it into line with the Act; and to clarify or simplify various provisions or solve problems that have arisen since the implementation of the Act; and to provide for matters connected therewith.
National Council of Provinces
Sent for Assent
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