In December 2016 the Pretoria High Court ruled that one cannot avoid regulatory oversight by the Medicines Control Council (MCC) by declaring that a health-related product is a medical device and not a medicine. That is a determination which the MCC must make.

In Omegalabs (Pty) Ltd v The Medicines Control Council and Others,

On Wednesday, 13 April 2016, ten shortlisted candidates were named by the Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services for five positions within the Information Regulator established in terms of the Protection of Personal Information Act 2013 (POPI).

The shortlisted candidates are:

  • Advocate Pansy Tlakula
  • Mr Johannes Weapond
  • Mr David Taylor
  • Adv Lebogang Stroom
  • Mr