Implementation by die Department of International Relations and Cooperation of the Use of Official Language Policy Act, Act 12 of 2012 and since the reply of the Minister of Arts and Culture to Question 990 on 6 June 2013

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QUESTION NO: 3010 (NW3654E) AS PUBLISHED IN IQP NO 28-2014 OF 21 NOVEMBER 2014.

MR H REDELINGHUYS (DA) TO ASK THE MINISTER OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND COOPERATION:

Whether, with regard to the implementation of the Use of Official Language Policy Act, Act 12 of 2012 and since the reply of the Minister of Arts and Culture to Question 990 on 6 June 2013, her department implemented the Act; if not, when will the Act be implemented; if so, which languages have been adopted as official languages of her department?

REPLY:

No,

The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO), is in the process of taking the requisite steps to comply with the deadline set by the Minister of Arts and Culture in his letter of 28 October 2014, for the adoption of official language policies.

The relevant Business Unit within DIRCO has been consulted on the matter and the existing policies are being updated in accordance with instructions of the Minister of Arts and Culture.

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