ANALYSIS: Secrecy Bill for Dummies

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Part Two: The Bad - We ask media and constitutional law experts Dario Milo and Pierre de Vos to explain the positives of the Protection of State Information Bill, as it takes the final step towards becoming law, so that you know what to expect. eNCA
Part One: The Bad - We ask media and constitutional law experts Dario Milo and Pierre de Vos to explain the negatives of the Protection of State Information Bill, as it takes the final step towards becoming law, so that you know what to expect. eNCA

The Protection of State Information Bill has gone through a period of review and, after being amended, has been passed by Parliament.

All that remains is for President Jacob Zuma to sign it into law. 

But many South Africans say they're still not completely sure what this controversial legislation is all about. 

We asked two of South Africa's top media and constitutional lawyers to answer some basic questions about what is bad and better about the "Secrecy Bill" so you know what you're in for. 

 

-eNCA

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