Invitation to submit comments on reviewed Official Language Policy, Gazette No.42286

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The Department of Arts and Culture intends to review its Official Language Policy,2014 ("the Policy") adopted in terms of section 4(1) of the Use of Official Languages Act, 2012 (Act No. 12 of 2012) ("the Act"). Clause 14 of the approved  Policy requires  that it be reviewed whenever necessary but at least every five years.
In terms  of  Regulation 3(2)  of  the  Regulations  to  the  Act, the  Department  hereby publishes its proposed and reviewed language  policy for public comment. Members  of the public are hereby  granted a period of 30 days from date of publishing this notice to submit  written  representations on  the  proposed language policy. Same  should  be forwarded to the address stated below:
For attention:
The Director-General
Mr. V.Mkhize
c/o Mr.Sipho Manganyi
Department of Arts and Culture, South Africa
1Oth Floor, Sechaba House
202 Madiba Street
By telefax to 086 640 1743
By e-mail to