Control and Management of Tanzanian Carbon Trading Regulations 2022

The objective of these Regulations is to provide for the control and management of carbon trading projects in Tanzania, providing the legal framework necessary for ensuring sustainable environmental development by enhancing environmental conservation and Tanzania’s contribution towards global efforts on greenhouse gases emissions reduction. The Minister responsible for the Environment shall have the overall responsibility for matters … Read more

Employment Regulations Tanzania – proposed changes (June 2021)

Written Laws (Miscellaneous Amendments) (No 4) Bill 2021 includes proposed changes to the Employment Regulations as outlined briefly below: Amendment to ensure that there is a simplified and improved manner of issuing work permits to non-citizen workers as incentive to foreign and local investors who have decided to employ non-citizens. Amendment to extend time limit … Read more

Shareholder Beneficial Ownership – BRELA notification

Business Registrations and Licensing Agency (BRELA) extended the time for submission of information on beneficial ownership of shares for 12 months to 31 December 2021 and gave Notice in April 2021 that it was in the last stages of completing the Companies (Beneficial Ownership) Regulations to specify the modality of submission and keeping of Beneficial Ownership … Read more

It’s a new dawn for investors in Tanzania (4 Jan 2021)

The President of the United Republic of Tanzania, His Excellency Dr John Magufuli, delivered the inaugural speech for his second presidential term on November 13, 2020, during which he also initiated the business of the 12th Union Parliament. The contents of President Magufuli’s speech – alongside the ruling party CCM’s 2020-2025 election manifesto – will … Read more

Tanzania Coronavirus Travel Restrictions – March 2020

By a Notice dated 23 March 2020, the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania instituted additional measures with a goal of limiting the spread of coronavirus. These measures include: All individuals currently residing in the United Republic of Tanzania are strongly advised to postpone all non-essential travel to other countries due to regional and global … Read more

Arbitration Act 2020 Tanzania

The Tanzanian Parliament has enacted the new Arbitration Act 2020 which has been given Presidential assent and passed into law in February 2020 to replace the Arbitration Act 1931. The Act provides for conduct relating to “domestic arbitration”, “international arbitration” and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards and related matters. Key issues addressed in the Act … Read more