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Use of Official Languages Act, 2012

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To provide for the regulation and monitoring of the use of official languages by national government for government purposes; to require the adoption of a language policy by a national department, national public entity and national public enterprise; to provide for the establishment and functions of a National Language Unit; to provide for the establishment and functions of language units by a national department, national public entity and national public enterprise; to provide for monitoring of and reporting on use of official languages by national government; to facilitate intergovernmental coordination of language units; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

 

Last update: March 2015


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Latest Developments:

 

The Use of Official Languages Act, 2012 (Act No. 12 of 2012) has been amended by Department of Arts & Culture’s Official Language Policy, Notice No. 177, Government Gazette 38529, dated 4 March 2015.

 

The Use of Official Languages Act, 2012 (Act No. 12 of 2012) has been amended by Proclamation No. 10 of 2013, Government Gazette 36392, dated 26 April 2013.

 

The Use of Official Languages Act, 2012 (Act No. 12 of 2012) has been added to the website by Government Gazette 35742, Notice No. 801, dated 2 October 2012.