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
Statistics Act 2015 amended (as of September 2018), including as follows: A person shall not collect statistics through surveys or censuses, and shall not disseminate or otherwise communicate to the public any statistical information, except with approval of Statistician General. There is a penalty of TZS 10 million, or imprisonment of minimum 3 years, or both, … Read more
Copy of Budget Speech 2018 by Minister for Finance and Planning for the estimate of government revenue and expenditure for 2018/19. This shall be debated in Parliament and a resultant Finance Act shall be enacted of the approved provisions. NB not all the proposals are certain to make it through. Please contact us if you have any … Read more
USAID has published its Tanzania Investment Policy Assessment 2018 via its East Africa Trade + Investment Hub. Statistics are from United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). See: http://unctad.org/en/Pages/statistics.aspx The set of investment policy questions that guided the research process are adapted from the World Bank Group. See http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/666341500008847215/pdf/117475-PUBLIC-WP-13-7-2017-12-8-30-SPIRAToolKitGuide.pdfInternational best practice is cited from several … Read more
Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dodoma has in May 2018 published a Blueprint for Regulatory Reforms to Improve the Business Environment dated December 2017. The Blueprint provides the Government’s main framework for enabling a holistic review of the business enabling environment (BEE) in order to improve the business climate in Tanzania. It presents key … Read more
BRELA is improving its online registration system (see BRELA notice January 2018) and has now given further notice that a company formed before 1 February 2018 must go online to verify its information (see Daily News Article 23 March 2018 and Mwananchi 26 March 2018) in the next 6 months by, we believe, 1 August 2018. NB … Read more
Notice has been issued to encourage compliance to register and use .tz domain names Tanzania. Failure to comply will attract fine and/or imprisonment as stipulated under Electronic and Postal Communications Act.
Bank of Tanzania (BOT) in collaboration with Tanzania Investment Centre (TIC), and National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) is conducting a survey of establishments with foreign liabilities in Tanzania. The survey will be implemented during November 2017 to March, 2018 and will cover data for 2015 and 2016. During the survey, a team of researchers from … Read more
It is reported that the Deputy Minister for Mineral and Energy, Dr Medard Kalemani said at a sideline of the Oil and Gas Conference in Dar es Salaam: He continued:
Schoolgirls who conceive during the course of their studies will not be allowed back to classes after childbirth, President John Magufuli announced 22 June 2017. Read Daily News Article.