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The JCC’s recent decision against the Chief Justice

Freedom of Religion South Africa (FOR SA) has taken note of the decision by the Judicial Conduct Committee (JCC) on 4 March 2021 in the respective complaints by Africa 4 Palestine, SA BDS Coalition and Women’s Cultural Group against Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng (CJ), following certain comments made by the CJ in a webinar hosted by The Jerusalem Post.

FAQs – Places of work in Adjusted Level 1

On 29 December 2020 South Africa moved to ‘Adjusted Level 3′ in light of a second wave of COVID-19 infections, prohibiting all faith-based gatherings country-wide for a period of 14 days. On 11 January 2021, further Regulations were promulgated, keeping the prohibition on faith-based gatherings in place. On 1 February 2021, the current (amended) Adjusted Level 3 Regulations were promulgated, once again permitting gatherings at faith-based institutions country-wide subject to certain numerical and other conditions.

FAQs – Faith-based gatherings in Adjusted Level 1

On 29 December 2020 South Africa moved to ‘Adjusted Level 3′ in light of a second wave of COVID-19 infections, prohibiting all faith-based gatherings country-wide for a period of 14 days. On 11 January 2021, further Regulations were promulgated, keeping the prohibition on faith-based gatherings in place. On 1 February 2021, the current (amended) Adjusted Level 3 Regulations were promulgated, once again permitting gatherings at faith-based institutions country-wide subject to certain numerical and other conditions.

America’s highest court deals another blow to “double standard” COVID-19 restrictions

In a decision handed down on 5 February 2021, the Supreme Court of the United States (“SCOTUS”) stopped yet another state (California) from enforcing its double standard COVID-19 restrictions. This is the second time the country’s highest court heard a matter involving South Bay United Pentecostal Church, having decided in 29 May 2020 not to grant the church’s initial application.

Expropriation Bill fails to consider other constitutional rights

Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Public Works is currently calling for the public to give their comments on the Expropriation Bill until Sunday, 28 February 2021. Those who are interested in saying their say can do so one of three ways…

FAQs on Adjusted Level 3 Regulations – Places of Worship

On 29 December 2020 South Africa moved to ‘Adjusted Level 3′ in light of a second wave of COVID-19 infections, prohibiting all faith-based gatherings country-wide for a period of 14 days. On 11 January 2021, further Regulations were promulgated, keeping the prohibition on faith-based gatherings in place. On 1 February 2021, the current (amended) Adjusted Level 3 Regulations were promulgated, once again permitting gatherings at faith-based institutions country-wide subject to certain numerical and other conditions.

FAQs on Adjusted Level 3 Regulations – Places of Work

On 29 December 2020 South Africa moved to ‘Adjusted Level 3′ in light of a second wave of COVID-19 infections. On 11 January 2021, further Regulations were promulgated. On 1 February 2021, the current (amended) Adjusted Level 3 Regulations were promulgated. A summary of the current Regulations is available here.

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