Performers' Protection Amendment Bill gets green light
The National Assembly has passed the Performers’ Protection Amendment Bill with 198 MPs voting in favour and six against.
There were no abstentions. The Bill will be sent to the National Council of Provinces for concurrence. Speaking during the debate on Wednesday, Parliament’s Trade and Industry Portfolio Committee Chairperson Joan Fubbs said the Bill sought to restore the dignity of artists after many of them died in poverty.