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Public Hearings on the National Land Transport Amendment Bill [b7b-2016]

Public Hearings on the National Land Transport Amendment Bill [b7b-2016]
By Communication Unit - 04 October 2018
Public Hearings on the National Land Transport Amendment Bill [b7b-2016]

The Portfolio Committee on Transport is holding public hearings across the Province on the National Land Transport Amendment Bill [b7b-2016]

The Bill seeks to amend the National Land Transport Act, 2009, in order to: insert certain definitions and amend others; provide for non-motorised and accessible transport; bring the Act up to date with developments since the implementation of the Act; provide for certain powers of provinces to conclude contracts for public transport services ;expand the powers of the Minister to make regulations and introduce safety measures;  prescribe criteria and requirements for municipalities to enter into contracts for public transport services; amend other transport-related legislation to bring it into line with the Act; clarify or simplify various provisions or solve problems that have arisen since the implementation of the Act.