PUBLICATIONS


Submission on Electronic Communications Amendment Bill

03 Jan 18
The proposed Electronic Communications Amendment Bill, 2017 gives legal expression to government’s 2016 Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) Policy White Paper.…

Submission on National Health Insurance Implementation Structures

29 Nov 17
Submission on National Health Insurance Implementation Structures…

Submission to the National Treasury on the “A Known and Trusted Ombud System for All” Consultation Policy Document

29 Nov 17  
Submission to the National Treasury on the “A Known and Trusted Ombud System for All” Consultation Policy Document…

Submission on the Draft Intellectual Property Policy of the Republic of South Africa – Phase 1

17 Nov 17  
Draft Intellectual Property Policy of the Republic of South Africa – Phase 1…

Submission to the Department of Basic Education on the Basic Education Laws Amendment Bill

10 Nov 17  
Submission to the Department of Basic Education on the Basic Education Laws Amendment Bill…

Submissions on latest drafts of Schedules 1 and 3 to Insurance Bill, 2016

23 Oct 17  
Free Market Foundation’s written submissions on latest drafts of Schedules 1 and 3 to Insurance Bill, 2016…

Submission to the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform on the Communal Land Tenure Bill

04 Oct 17  
Submission to the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform on the Communal Land Tenure Bill…

Submission: Draft liquor Amendment Bill

12 Sep 17  
We note with approval that the National Liquor Policy reiterates that the 1997 Policy consideration of “giving priority to facilitation of entry” remains a critical challenge today.…

Submission to the Department of Mineral Resources on the Proposed Restriction Under Section 49(1) of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act (28 of 2002)

04 Aug 17  
Submission to the Department of Mineral Resources on the Proposed Restriction Under Section 49(1) of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act (28 of 2002)…

Submission: Copyright Amendment Bill

07 Jul 17   FMF
In May 2017 the Department of Trade and Industry introduced the revised Copyright Amendment Bill. This submission explains property rights and the Rule of Law, both part of the Constitution.…

Submission on National Development Plan: Building safer communities

19 Jun 17  
Understanding property crime as a market can provide a useful first step to devising strategic approaches to its control … heavier application of a narrow range of already failed measures is not the way forward.…

Submission: Davis Tax Committee on proposed Wealth Tax

13 Jun 17  
The Davis Tax Committee was requested by the Minister of Finance to inquire as to whether it would be appropriate to introduce additional forms of wealth taxation and the feasibility of doing so.…

Submission: Davis Tax Committee on proposed Land tax and Value of property tax

13 Jun 17  
The Davis Tax Committee was requested by the Minister of Finance to inquire as to whether it would be appropriate to introduce additional forms of wealth taxation and the feasibility of doing so.…

Submission to the Davis Tax Committee on Macro issues and the Flat tax

13 Jun 17  
The Davis Tax Committee was requested by the Minister of Finance to inquire as to whether it would be appropriate to introduce additional forms of wealth taxation and the feasibility of doing so.…

Submission on National Development Plan: Promoting health

07 Jun 17  
If South Africa wants better health outcomes, it must have economic growth.…

Submission: National Development Plan: Local government privatisation

30 May 17  
The monopoly production of services by government has proved a costly and thankless task.…

Submission: Department of Trade & Industry on the Economic Zones Policy and Bill

29 May 17  
The government‟s initiative to create Special Economic Zones (SEZs) is particularly welcomed by the Free Market Foundation (FMF) which has distinguished itself during its 37 year history as the pre-eminent protagonist of SEZs.…

Submission: Regulation of Agricultural Land Holdings Bill

18 Apr 17  
The Regulation of Agricultural Land Holdings Bill (“Agricultural Holdings Bill”) falls foul of the constitutionally-required respect for private property.…

Submission: Financial Services Board Conduct of Business Report

27 Feb 17   Gary Moore
The proposed Conduct of Business Report would unjustifiably require financial-services providers to supply proprietary and confidential business knowhow and trade secrets.…

Submission: Hate Speech Bill

24 Jan 17   FMF
The proposed Prevention and Combating of Hate Crimes and Hate Speech Bill (“the Hate Speech Bill”) regulates hate crimes as well as hate speech, however, the FMF submission is mostly concerned with the regulation of hate speech.…