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HEALTH PROMOTION LEVY ON SUGARY BEVERAGES   STANDING COMMITTEE ON FINANCE, WITH THE PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE ON HEALTH DRAFT PROGRAMME E249, 2nd FLOOR, NA BUILDING TUESDAY, 6 JUNE 2017 DAY 2 PLEASE NOTE THAT THOSE THAT PRESENTED AT PREVIOUS HEARINGS WILL BE GIVEN 10 MINUTES TO PRESENT, AND NEW SUBMISSIONS 15 MINUTES, AS AGREED PREVIOUSLY KINDLY…

The Standing Committee on Finance and Portfolio Committee on Health invite you to submit written submissions on the Taxation of Sugar Sweetened Beverages. The Minister of Finance announced in the February 2016 Budget a decision to introduce a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) with effect from 1 April 2017 to help reduce excessive sugar intake….

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Only 3 provinces have draft (not officially approved) NCDs plans and none have a budgetary allocation that can be traced to NCDs. Assessing the extent of NCDs roll out is difficult as neither budgets nor monitoring mechanisms are available. The three provinces are Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and Mpumalanga (see Table 1). No province meets the all…

Written comments by 30 June 2014 to Riaan Labuschagne The proposals in the discussion paper are part of a package of measures (financial and non-financial) aimed at addressing the negative externalities associated with alcohol and encouraging a more responsible approach to the use of alcohol. Such measures include excise duties on alcoholic beverages, limits on…

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