The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) said five public hearings will be held in May. The first public hearing will take place on Monday 13 May at 08:30 at the Saint George Hotel and Conference Centre in Irene, south of Pretoria in Gauteng. The second public hearing will be at the same venue on Tuesday 14 May at 08:30.
On Thursday 16 May at 09:00 the public hearing will take place at the Paarl Boutique Hotel in Paarl in the Western Cape.
The Limpopo public hearing will take place on Monday 20 May at 10:00 at the Fairview Hotel and Village in Tzaneen and on Thursday 23 May at 10:00 the public hearing will be held at the Protea Hotel Edward in Durban in KwaZulu-Natal.
Interested parties are also invited to submit written comments on the Bill before the public hearings to Mogala Mamabolo, Director: Marketing (DAFF). Mamabolo can be contacted on 012-319-8455; 012-319-8456; [email protected] or [email protected]