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Submissions on Copyright Amendment Bill [B13D-2017]: presented before the National Council of Provinces on 27 January 2023

1. Executive summary ……………………………………………………………………………………………………. 1 2. Introduction ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 2 3. Request for permission to make oral submissions ………………………………………………………….. 4 4. Provisions relating to our rights as people with disabilities ……………………………………………… 4 Key definitions s 1 …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 4 Scope of s 19D ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 6 Immediate operation of s 19D(1) …………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 6 Beneficiary persons / persons with…

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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE AND CONSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT JOB NOTICES

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE AND CONSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT   CLOSING DATE: 13 FEBRUARY 2023   NOTE:  Interested applicants must submit their applications for employment to the address specified in each post. The application must include only completed and signed new Form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at www.gov.za, and a detailed…

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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE AND CONSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME 2023/24

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE AND CONSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME 2023/24   CLOSING DATE:  13 FEBRUARY 2022   NOTE:  The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development (DOJ&CD) invites all the unemployed graduates to gain workplace experience in the respective field of study. Interested applicants must submit their applications for internship to the address specified in each…

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PARENTS’ NETWORK LETTER – November 2022

PARENTS’ NETWORK LETTER November 2022 Editor: RETHA STASSEN Contact details: E-mail: retha.work@gmail.com Cell no/SMS/WhatsApp: 082-442-0467 Dear parents, teachers, and other interested persons All of us are probably amazed at the speed with which 2022 flew. We wish you a peaceful, meaningful holiday season and we hold thumbs for all the learners who will be writing…

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CONSTITUTIONAL COURT JUDGMENT ON COPYRIGHT ACT A MOMENTOUS VICTORY FOR PERSONS WHO ARE BLIND AND THEIR ACCESS TO BOOKS

CONSTITUTIONAL COURT JUDGMENT ON COPYRIGHT ACT A MOMENTOUS VICTORY FOR PERSONS WHO ARE BLIND AND THEIR ACCESS TO BOOKS BLIND SA and SECTION27 celebrate historical judgment, which finds the Copyright Act unconstitutional for unfairly discriminating against persons with visual disabilities, ending the Book Famine! 21 September 2022, Johannesburg – BLIND SA and SECTION27 celebrate the…

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RESOURCES

1.        Chairperson of the Education and ECD Committee Susan Bam Blind SA Cell: 079 871 6628 Email: susanmbam@gmail.com   2.        Parents’ Network Letter BlindSA Family, teachers  and professionals who are interested in the development of children with visual impairment, can subscribe to this free quarterly network letter. It is also available in Xhosa –…

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PARENTS’ NETWORK LETTER

Editor:  RETHA STASSEN Contact details:  E-mail:  retha.work@gmail.com   Cell no/SMS/WhatsApp:      082-442-0467   Dear parents, teachers, and other interested persons Hopefully the less restrictive regulations enable all the schools and professionals to continue with their valuable work supporting families with babies, toddlers, pre-schoolers and scholars who are visually impaired. You are welcome to contact us for…

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How do you describe the beauty of mother nature to a blind child?

These are some quotes from visually impaired people about their enjoyment of nature. “Sight is only one of our five senses. And while many people think it is tragic that some children have a visual impairment, it does not have to limit these children’s experience of the beauty of nature or that they have less…

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