The National norms and standards for domestic water and sanitation services Version 3- Final "is the culmination of the review and revision of the international and national norms and standards for water and sanitation services. It sets out and describes the national norms and standards for levels of water services, including sanitation, which will be applicable from 2017 onwards, until the Minister requests another revision in future."
The Department of Trade and Industry has published the Draft Intellectual Property Policy of the Republic of South Africa Phase 1 (2017) for public comment. "The proposed draft policy follows the Intellectual Property Consultative Framework (2016) and replaces any or all previous Draft Intellectual Property policies."
The DBE national policy on HIV, STIs and TB "was developed through a participatory consultative process with stakeholders inside and outside the Basic Education sector, The Policy presents a bold new vision for the sector, to drive the response on HIV, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) as well as Tuberculosis. it is aligned to, and presents the sector's contribution towards the National Strategic Plan on HiV, STIs and TB for South Africa, 2017 -2022 (the NSP). The Policy replaces the 1999 Department of Education National Policy on HiV /AIDS for Learners and Educators in Public Schools and Students and Educators in Further Education and Training Institutions."
The Department of Trade and Industry has published the Draft Defence Sector Codes of Good Practice for public comment. "The Defence Sector Code aims, within the defence industry, to give effect to the constitutionally enshrined right to equality by addressing the systemic past exclusion of Black people from participating in the economy, which effects remain firmly in place."