Posted: October 14, 2019
the dti Takes Education and Awareness Campaign to North West
|The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) will take its national education and awareness campaign on a variety of legislation that affect the country’s citizens to the North West towns of Ganyesa, Delareyville and Madikwe from tomorrow, 15 October 2019 to Friday, 18 October 2019. The campaign will cover the Liquor, National Gambling, Lotteries Amendment, National Credit, Consumer Protection, Copyright, Performers Protection, and Companies Acts.
The campaign seeks to educate community members on the rights and responsibilities afforded to them by various pieces of legislation administered by the dti.
The campaign will also educate the public about the socio-economic impact of alcohol abuse, legal and illegal gambling activities, how copyright can assist creative persons, debt relief measures to reduce the impact of high levels of over-indebtedness credit affordability and fundamental consumer rights.
The communities of the three North West towns will also learn about the simplified business registration process, the reduction of red tape and enhancement of company transparency, as well as amendments to the national lotteries legislation.
The schedule for the campaign is as follows: