South African Gov't Approves Road Bill


Cabinet has approved a new bill that will allow government to take action in civil courts against people who dodge the controversial electronic toll collection system.
  • South Africa:  Cabinet Approves New Toll Bill - Report

    South African Press Association, 3 August 2012

    Cabinet has approved a new bill that will allow government to take action in civil courts against people who dodge e-tolls, the Star newspaper reported on Friday. read more »

The bill is essential to enable the implementation of the electronic toll collection system that has seen an uproar from all sectors in the country.

  • South Africa:  Low Adoption of E-Toll Tags Amongst the Public

    Biz-Community, 11 June 2012

    Only 16% of Gauteng residents have bought, or intend to buy an e-toll tag. This is according to an Ipsos poll investigating the attitudes of the public towards the e-tolling plans. ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Govt, Parties Agree On Further E-Toll Meetings

    BuaNews, 19 June 2012

    Government and parties opposed to the e-tolling of Gauteng's freeways have agreed to a follow-up meeting to discuss various issues regarding the project, as part of finding an ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Appropriation Bill for E-Tolling to Be Introduced

    BuaNews, 31 May 2012

    The government is considering introducing a special Appropriation Bill to help the South African National Road Agency Limited (Sanral) to meet its obligations in the short-term, ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Treasury Will Not Discuss E-Tolls in Parly Tomorrow

    BuaNews, 7 May 2012

    National Treasury will not speak about the South African National Roads Agency Ltd (Sanral) and the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project (GFIP) when it appears before Parliament's ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Lobby Group Halts E-Toll Legal Action

    South African Press Association, 11 June 2012

    AfriForum has put on hold its intended legal action on the e-tolling penalty tariff for non-registered users, the lobby group said on Monday. read more »

  • South Africa:  Toll Delay Not a Suggestion - Cosatu

    South African Press Association, 31 May 2012

    An agreement between the ANC and Cosatu on delaying Gauteng's e-tolls was not a mere suggestion, the union federation said on Thursday. read more »

  • South Africa:  E-Toll Project - DA Welcomes Motlanthe's Call for More Transparency

    Democratic Alliance, 31 May 2012

    The Democratic Alliance welcomes the confirmation given by Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe, during today's briefing on the controversial Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Lobbyist Group Preparing E-toll Court Case

    South African Press Association, 29 May 2012

    AfriForum was preparing a court challenge to the e-tolling penalty tariff for non-registered users, the lobby group said on Tuesday. read more »

  • South Africa:  Govt Turns to Concourt Over E-Tolling

    BuaNews, 23 May 2012

    Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has, on behalf of the South African Government, applied to the Constitutional Court for leave to appeal against the court interdict stopping ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Opposition Parties Blast E-Toll Appeal Plans

    Biz-Community, 18 May 2012

    According to Allafrica.com, Cabinet's decision to appeal against the High Court in Pretoria's interim order against e-tolling was condemned by opposition parties. The African ... read more »

  • South Africa:  E-Toll Appeal Plans Condemned

    South African Press Association, 17 May 2012

    Cabinet's decision to appeal against the High Court in Pretoria's interim order against e-tolling was condemned by opposition parties on Thursday. read more »

  • South Africa:  Cabinet to Appeal E-Tolls Interdict

    BuaNews, 17 May 2012

    Cabinet has decided to appeal the court decision granting an interdict against e-tolling on Gauteng's main freeways. read more »

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