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
The Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa has assured investors that the government will make everything possible to end challenges affecting investments in Tanzania, including reviewing unfriendly laws. Please see Guardian Article 20 April 2021.
The Electricity (Development of Small Power Project) Rules 2019 GN 45 replace the earlier 2018 Rules.
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
We are pleased to share a link to the latest version of Establishing a business in Tanzania on Practical Law Global Guides by Nicholas Zervos, Janet Ndyetabura, Clara Mramba, Geoffrey Gasper, Habyalimana Mayeye, Diana Nasson and Benson Kisamarwa of VELMA Law. Please contact us if you have any comments or questions.
“To enhance efficiency, President Dr John Pombe Magufuli announced that the investment portfolio has been moved to the President’s Office from the Prime Minister’s Office. He said that investors have been complaining of unnecessary bureaucracy and most of them are discouraged to invest in the country due to unnecessary delays of permits and other documents. … Read more
“The President of United Republic of Tanzania has assured the private sector its commitment to cooperate with them in planning and implementation of plans, policies and various laws on investment and business, and to remove barriers and bureaucracy that hinder trade and investment. During the National Business Council Forum in May 2020 and during the … Read more
The Mining (State Participation) Regulations 2020 have been published to give more details on the acquisition and control of Government’s non-dilutable free carried interest shares in a mining company. Of particular note is the right of Government to “receive a proportionate share from any repaymentof either equity, shareholding loan or third-party loan” (see Regulation 10(1)(k)). … Read more
It is mandatory for users and owners of SIM cards in Tanzania to register by 30 June 2020 biometrically with their respective mobile network operators or authorised distributors, agents or dealers by using a National Identity Card or a National Identity Number (as per Electronic and Postal Communications (SIM Card Registration) Regulations 2020). If not duly registered then … Read more